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5 month period?

I have had my period non stop for 5 months now. I'm 14. My periods have always been irregular and I thought they would have regulated by now since it's been 4 years. I go through 10-12 pads a day and lately I've been losing sleep because I need to be up every couple hours to change my pad. I tried tampons but my period is so heavy that I start to clot. I can't go to the doctor because I'm poor and I don't want to sit down with my father and explain to him the situation. I am really sick of the hormones. I can't stop crying and I'm really depressed now because the period hormones just never stop. My friend got iron supplements for me after I told her what was happening. I don't have sex with males and I haven't for 2+ years so there is no way I'm having a miscarriage. Any ideas?
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You really need to see a doctor there are public hospitals where you can go to.. You may be losing too much blood.. your rbc should have dropped by now..you should tell your dad or a relative whats happening because you need help.. you probably have hormonal imbalances that should be corrected.. this is also reason why your also depressed because you are getting sick..
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Hi there and welcome.  Well, at 14, certainly you have family, correct?  Dear, please please talk to your mom or whomever is your caregiver and go to a doctor.  Your friend shouldn't be giving you iron supplements as you need doctor supervision for self treating for whatever is going on.  It is absolutely ABSOLUTELY not normal for a 14 year old girl to bleed heavily for 5 straight months.  YOu need to talk to the adult that is in your life and go see a doctor right away.  good luck
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