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    Suggest treatment for prolonged periods

Had period during long overseas flight. Lasted longer than usual although not as heavy (8-9 days). Two days after return flight started spotting and cramps. I m 52 years old. Still have regular periods. Is this cause for concern or could it have something to do with travel?
Fri, 16 Aug 2019
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello,

I read carefully your query and understand your concern.

The symptoms can be related to perimenopause.

I suggest using anti inflammatory medications such as Acetaminophen to relieve the symptoms.

If the symptoms continue I recommend to consult a gynecologist.

Specific treatment such as Estrogen therapy can relieve the symptoms .

Hope my answer was helpful.

If you have further queries feel free to contappct me again.

Kind regards!

Dr.Dorina Gurabardhi
General &Family Physician
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