Women's Health Community
Prolonged period (but light)
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to women's health issues, including bone health, gynecologic cancers, genetic testing, heart disease, infectious diseases, work issues, mammograms, reproductive health, sexuality, domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Prolonged period (but light)

Hi! I'm 33 years old and a mother of 2. I've been menstruating since Feb. 26, 2008. It was heavy for about 5 days and now it's just a light flow. I've done researched on what could have caused the irregularity but had no luck on determining the cause. I don't have any other symptoms and pregnancy is out of the question unless my husband's vasectomy 3 or 4 years ago healed miraculously. I have a Doctor's appt. on Friday. Does anybody have any thoughts on this matter? Thanks a bunch.
Related Discussions
Avatar_f_tn
Has anyone found out about prolonged menstruation?  My period has lasted two weeks and is light to medium flow today.  I have regular 31 day cycles (on ave).  I had two 35 day cycles, which is normal.  Then started menstruation after 15 days (very short!).  Since I've started, it's been "light-medium" to "spotting," varying day to day, but fairly continuous.  The cramping has been fairly continuous too.  It's not as sever as my typical menstruation cramps.  The cramps are light and in the front on the left, like an ovulation cramp.  I am not on birth control, but am on a low dose synthetic progesterone (prescription).  Anyway, I'm worried.  It's been two weeks and usually I only have 6 day periods.  
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Women's Health Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Women's Health Answerers
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
136956_tn?1363091289
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
9090222_tn?1401649595
Blank
Madpi
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
lively2329
PA
9314345_tn?1409639647
Blank
PrincessSaturn