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i been on my period for 13 days.

By March 3, 2011 - 3:09pm
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lately i been bleeding lightly, and my period last for a long time. is that normal? i dont bleed heavily. what is wrong with me? will this affect of me having kids? i used to take birth control pills 3 years ago. im not taking no birth control pills.

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HI im 16 years old, I've been on my period for exactly 13days. I used to take birth control (Depo) but haven't went back for my shot 3months ago, is this normal? should I be worried of it.

September 28, 2016 - 9:48am
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

were you getting the Depo-Provera injection for preventing pregnancy or correcting an irregular menstrual cycle?

Please contact your gynecologist about this. A period lasting 13 days is too long.


September 28, 2016 - 9:53am
EmpowHER Guest

hey my name is megan and i have been on my period for 13 day and i dont know what to do

May 30, 2016 - 12:55am
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Megan,

Call your gynecologist, who knows your medical history and age.


May 30, 2016 - 9:42am

I am sorry to contradict your doctor, but I cannot understand that explanation.It may be time to get a second opinion.


November 1, 2011 - 6:02am
EmpowHER Guest

When I was on my 9th day on my period I had called my doctor and she said it was normal cause blood gets clogged by my uterus so um worried.

October 31, 2011 - 6:22pm

No, that is not normal. Please give your doctor a call as soon as possible.

October 31, 2011 - 5:51pm
EmpowHER Guest

I'm 17 years old and I started taking birth contro pills and I've been on my period for 13 days now is this normal ?

October 30, 2011 - 8:23am

Hi Ladyflair88,
Do you have an annual examination with a gynecologist? For your own peace of mind and good reproductive health, I would suggest you make an appointment with your doctor or visit a clinic. Three months of menstrual changes is something that you should not ignore. By seeing a qualified health care professional, you will get some answers and can stop worrying.
Wishing you the best!

March 8, 2011 - 6:02pm

It could of been a possible misscarriage ?? Which ive also experienced. That is where you miss a few periods then all a sudden out the blue start bleeding when your not even due to. For example ... So say you missed nov dec and then all of sudden bleed in jan for a longer period than normal and when your period would not normally be due. ? If this seems like your problem it just might may be a misscarriage. Which is a definite trip to the doctor sweets. As if it is, it can leave toxins or damage to you with out you knowing. Ps after a misscarriage your cycle will be irregular just like having a baby. (well in most cases it is but everyone is different.)

March 8, 2011 - 4:39am
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