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I am having period 15 days First 13 days very light and past

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I am having period 15 days
First 13 days very light and past two days little heavy with pain but no clots
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 3 months ago.

Any prolonged period can cause anemia. So it should be addressed early.

Following can be the causes;

1) Fibroid uterus

2) Uterine polyp

3) Endocervical polyp

4) Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism

5) Prolactin abnormalities

6) Endometrial hyperplasia

7) Other hormonal aberrations

8) Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

You need to consult your gynecologist as soon as possible for the evaluation and investigations (blood work and ultrasound). Please read the resource;

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/menorrhagia/DS00394

To stop bleeding;

Following are the options;

1) Progestins

2) Gondotropin-releasing hormone agonist; expensive

3) Danazol

4) Oral contraceptive pills

5) Ethamsylate.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 3 months ago.

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