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In February I was 2-3 days late on my period. I thought that I was having pregnancy symptoms (heightened smell, nausea, tender breast) but these turned out to be period symptoms, as the day I took a pregnancy test I got my period. It was a normal flow for four days.

It is now March. I started spotting on the 4th- light pink. This continued until the 11th, the day my period started. Normally I use tampons but this cycle was so heavy I had to use pads and it lasted for seven days. Longest and heaviest period I’ve ever had. I continued spotting two days after the period ended.

I really am just trying to understand what exactly is going on with my body. I’m a nervous wreck and afraid that I can just start bleeding at anytime. I have been resorted to wearing liners 24/7. Any ideas?


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replied March 21st, 2019
Menstruation Answer A64889
Thanks for your question.
This is a heavy cycle and probably,it is on the due date.I suggest you not to worry too much as heavy cycle once or twice in a year,is not considered as an uncommon phenomenon.Just keep an eye over the flow pattern and if it repeats or recurs,definitely go for a doctor's advice.meanwhile,few cycles of birth control pills are of immensely beneficial to get a control over your cycle,if not contraindicated otherwise.
I hope I was able to address your query. If you have any further problems, please do not hesitate to go to the doctor.
Wishing you all the best.


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