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regarding periods

By Anonymous November 14, 2010 - 8:38am
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i am 32 yrs old...........till now i am having regular periods...........but for the last 6 months my flow was little heavy on 2nd day...now after 6 months once again am having regular bleeding which i used to get...but for past 3 months am having spottings on 6th and 7th day....am also experiencing slight pains most of them lasting for just few seconds for nearly 10 months in lower left abdomen. ..this pain has improved to what it used to b before...previously i used to get pain in the legs and thighs also...now in lower abdm n hips just for few secs...should i worry???pls help...is changing of blood flow during periods normal??????and why can this pain b due to???thank you

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I'm a little confused as to what you are experiencing now...is this correct:

1. For past 3 months, you are having spotting during your period on the 6th & 7th day
2. For past 3 months, you are having heavy bleeding during your period on the 2nd day
3. For past 10 months, you are having slight pain for a few seconds in lower left abdomen and hips during your period

From your description, this sounds like a normal period that most women experience. Women's periods can change over time, or can change from cycle-to-cycle; that sounds like your primary question (is it OK for a period to change).

For more information, please review: How to Know if Your Period is Normal

If you are ever concerned about pain that you are experiencing, be sure to talk with your doctor about this. Since it has been going on for 10 months, it may be the normal pain/discomfort from your period. Talk with your doctor during your next annual exam, as s/he can check this area for any possible pre-conditions.

November 14, 2010 - 9:32am
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Hi Anonymous,
If you are experiencing these different symptoms, you should really contact your physician. It would be hard for us to suggest a possible diagnosis as we can guide you about some things or provide you further information but your physician should ultimately be contacted for these symptoms.

Can you please keep us updated on what he or she says?

November 14, 2010 - 9:24am
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