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My period is 10 days long. Is that normal?

By Anonymous July 28, 2009 - 10:59am
 
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It has been like that forever. Should I be concerned?

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Anonymous

I'm an 12 year old girl and I had my period for 8 days now, is this normal? I also just started about a month ago or so.

December 14, 2017 - 6:57pm
HERWriter Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anon

Since you just started getting periods, there is no "normal" - it will take a couple of years to regulate. Please address any concerns you have with a trusted adult.
Best,
Susan

December 18, 2017 - 5:03am
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Anonymous

I have recently started to menstruate, but my period lasts for ten days and is sometimes really heavy I have to change pads like every hour. I sometimes get blood clots about the size of a penny but feel no pains in my abdomen. I have only spotted twice since then, is there any thing wrong?

October 4, 2017 - 3:23pm
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Anonymous

I am 14 and ever since my first period they have lasted ten days long is this okay ?

June 15, 2017 - 8:57pm
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Anonymous

My menstruation is over 15 days already, I already take meds. in order for it to stop but until now I'm still bleeding. Is their any suggestions or comment or advice that you could give me about my condition???.....

October 23, 2016 - 1:52am
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Anonymous

"this is the 7th day of my period. 1st 3 days i did not have any period flow but only blood stains. blood flow started on 4th day and now i'm on day7. is this a normal condition. thankyou

March 20, 2015 - 4:05am
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Anonymous

I am 13 and am on my tenth day of my first period. Is it normal for it to last this long? I don't really know who to ask as my mum went into premature menopause when she was like 15 and only had like 1 or 2 periods (IVF baby) does anyone know if there's something wrong?

March 17, 2015 - 3:16pm
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Anonymous

I have been in my periods for 10 days now and seems as its still going further and I am having a severe pains in my adnominal areas and suffer from headache

January 14, 2015 - 6:08am
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Anonymous

I am 16 years old and normally my period goes from 5 to 8 days but this time it lasted for 10 days! That's not normal, right???
I have ovarian cyst, but the doctor said it is very small and harmless I should only check it every 6 months or a year. I guess I have it from my mother, but she gave birth of 3 and was pregnant in 4.

January 3, 2015 - 4:02am
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Anonymous

I started having long periods the older i got, now at 46 I have 10-12 days of bleeding and horrible moods swings for 2 weeks prior to the beginning of my period. I too wish it was shorter and wasn't spending so much time depressed, irate, unfocused and tired.

December 25, 2014 - 6:53am
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