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I'm a 51 years women this morning I got my period a little

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Good morning I'm a 51 years young women this morning I got my period a little to soon now for about an hour I'm bleeding very heavy with lots of lamps. Please advise me what to dodo I need to be alarmed?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Kala replied 5 months ago.

Hi, I am privileged to help you get more understanding about your current concern. I can also provide you with additional services, such as live telephone or Skype consultation, at a small additional cost. Let me know if you are interested.

A few questions first to clarify your concern:

1. What was the date of your last menstrual period (LMP)?

2. Do you usually have cramps with your periods?

3. How often do your periods usually appear, every 28-30 days, or longer or shorter?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I'm not sure what was the date my period sometimes don't come every month and last one wasn't heavy at all just abit long hardly bleeding.and it kind of finish about a week ago I said lamps not cramps.
Expert:  Dr. Kala replied 5 months ago.

What are lamps?

Expert:  Dr. Kala replied 5 months ago.

Do you mean lumps or clots?

Expert:  Dr. Kala replied 5 months ago.

Please answer the following:

2. Do you usually have cramps with your periods?

4. Does your period start on the first day being heavy and then lightens?

5. How many pads or tampons have you saturated in the last hour?

6. Do you feel lightheaded, nauseous, or faint?