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My period ended 6 days ago, but I'm bleeding again today?

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So like I said, it ended 6 days ago and today when I went to the bathroom I had started bleeding again and it was heavy. I'm 18 and this has never happened before. I've been under some stress lately but I'm not sure if that has anything to do with it.
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replied January 31st, 2012

Welcome to ehealthforum

It seems that you are having Dysfunctional uterine bleeding which can be due to psychological stress, weight changes,drug effect,underlying disorder etc.
The management of this condition would require treatment with progesterone to stabilize the endometrium and reduce bleeding.
Laboratory assessment of hemoglobin, luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), prolactin, T4, thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), pregnancy (by βhCG), and androgen profile would also be required.Kindly visit a Gynaecologist for evaluation.
Take care!

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