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on my period for 8 days now!

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Im on birth control and i have been on my period for 8 days now. What is the problem with me. Is this normal. How long will it last


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replied March 14th, 2011
Menstruation Answer A20833
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
Occasional changes in period pattern are common. If the bleeding is associated with cramps and clots, then you should consider visiting your doctor at the earliest to rule out any hormonal issues or uterine problems, pregnancy etc. If the bleeding continues for more than 10 days, a thorough evaluation should be done to rule out bleeding problems, anemia, hormonal derangements, thyroid hormone problems etc., which could be responsible for the prolonged bleeding.
Take care.



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