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Heavy periods

When I sit down too long and try to get up my blood flow comes out a lot and usually soaks my pants. Anything to help this problem?
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Try using a bigger pad because if your period can't hold your flow and it is going all over your pants then your pad is probably too small.
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get on pill may help if your not on it happened to me for many years or go see obgyn they can help
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You could also try using a menstrual cup or tampon alone with a long pad just in case you're seriously nervous. They don't take your virginity and you can't feel them (when properly inserted).
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Like another comment said, birth control can help with long or heavy periods. It has been prescribed by many doctors for those specific reasons.
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My period has done this many times, so I wear a tampon and a pad on my really heavy day.
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I'd say your flow becomes heavier when you sit down, it happens 2 me too, especially on my heavier flow days. It's nothing 2 worry about, I would suggest just changing your pad more often, I like 2 change mine every 2 hours, I was wondering if you could answer my question??

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