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Why am I having heavy and dark bleeding with stomach pain and headache ?

I am 18 and a female. I had my period two weeks ago and it was a week late, then when I finally got it, it lasted nine days but it was very light and would come and go. Now two weeks later I am bleeding again and It is very dark and heavy. Along with the bleeding I have been having bad stomach pains and headaches. Should I be worried? What should I do?
Fri, 20 Jan 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
hi.
welcome to healthcare magic
menorragiaprolonged bleeding) may be due to many reasons.you may have some hormonal imbalance/dub/pcod.plz o do a ultrasound scan ,TSH(in hypothyroidsm this type of presentation can be seen
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
dear,at times due to some reason,physical or psychological the hormones in the body gets disturbed the menstrual cycle gets disturbed and this leads to problem like you have.Please see your family doctor and get treated for this.There is no need to suffer,there is not reason to worry with this one episode.bye and take care.
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