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prolonged periods are lasting for up to a month

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heavy prolonged periods... they are lasting for up to a month, when i think they have stopped they start again, i had lots of tests , including smear test an internal exam of womb as well as full blood count. all came back normal ... is there anything i can take to help these conditions as it is getting very tiring
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replied February 5th, 2012
Welcome to ehealthforum,
It is difficult to comment on the underlying cause for the heavy and prolonged bleeding/periods that you describe without examining you and going ahead with further evaluation. The possibilities of hormonal imbalances, thyroid abnormality, endometritis, endometrial hyperplasia, ovarian problems etc, cannot be ruled out. The exact cause can only be made out after careful evaluation. Consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination and further evaluation to look for the underlying cause for the abnormal bleeding that you describe. Treatment as needed (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you control the bleeding and regulate your periods. Consider being in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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