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I'm 18 years old and started my period when I was 13. I have never had regular periods - the longest I've been without one is 5 months and the shortest is 2 weeks. They don't come regularly and are never the same when they do. My last period was brown discharge for 2 weeks and my period before that was extremely heavy, and my period before that was light. Is this a problem?

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replied June 18th, 2019
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Welcome to this forum.
As per your description, obviously this is a problem need to be investigated thoroughly. There are diverse reasons causing irregular and lengthy cycles.You need to be screened for polycystic ovaries, hormonal imbalance as well as need ruling out for blood clotting disorder. Meet your doctor without any further delay.
Hope I can address your query. Please visit your doctor if there is any further confusion as without a clinical examination it is not possible to opine through an online medical forum.

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