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ask: I've been on my period for about 12 days. Is that normal?? What could be wrong??

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Melissa6666

If your period is heavy and you've been having it for more than 10 days it's best to see a doctor right away or go to the ER right away.

Good Luck

December 30, 2011 - 10:19pm
Rosa Cabrera RN

Dear Anonymous,

Did you miss your last period? Is your bleeding still heavy? Periods normally last anywhere from 3-7 days but can last a little longer if you missed your previous period. If there is no sign that your period will be going away soon, please contact your doctor as bleeding for a long time can result in hemorrhaging. 

Best Wishes,

Rosa

December 29, 2011 - 6:47am
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Anonymous (reply to Rosa Cabrera RN)

I didnt miss my last period. But the first couple days of this week were very light. Should i go to the ER

December 29, 2011 - 3:06pm
Rosa Cabrera RN (reply to Anonymous)

Hi Anon,

If you are bleeding heavily then at the very least you should give your doctor a call. If you can't reach him/her due to it being the holidays then don't take your chances and go to the ER. 

Best,

Rosa

December 30, 2011 - 10:06am
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