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three menstrual cycles this month?

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I have had three menstrual cycles this month. The first was from the 1st to the 9th and was a very heavy one with a lot of blood clots. the second was from the 12th to the 17th and was very light. the third started on the 27th and is still going and is also a very heavy one. i am 26 years old and am not sexualy active. i have been to doctors on different occasions for cycles that hve lasted a hole month. i have gone to two doctors and they both say they do not know what is causing it. do you have any suggestions? thanks


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replied January 30th, 2012
Menstruation Answer A30932
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
Irregularities in menstrual cycles, prolonged and repeated heavy vaginal bleeding could suggest underlying problems like hormonal imbalances, thyroid hormone abnormality, anemia, bleeding disorder, vitamin deficiency, ovarian or endometrial problems etc. The exact cause can only be made out after careful evaluation (complete blood & hormonal work-up, ultrasound scan etc). 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. You may also consider taking second opinion from another gynecologist. Treatment as appropriate (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.
Take care.



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