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ask: why am i still bleeding almost 3 weeks after getting my period?

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please be aware explanations will have to be in simple english as I have learning difficulties

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I've had my period for 2 weeks straight. It stopped for a day, I had sex with my partner and it has started again. It had started up very light but is a vibrant red. I am in the mini pill and have been for 10 months now. What does this mean?

December 19, 2014 - 2:40pm
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So I get my period every 3 to 4 months and I always last like a week. But I'm on my period now and I've been bleeding for almost 3 weeks. I'm not sure if this is normal , I'm 16 btw

December 10, 2014 - 4:21am
Susan Cody HERWriter Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hi Anon

The teen years are not always regular for girls in terms of periods but if you're only getting 3-4 a year and now you are bleeding for three solid weeks - this is not normal. 

Talk to your parent or doctor about birth control options to regulate your periods and stop all this bleeding.  You may also need some blood work to check to see if you have some underlying reproductive condition that is causing this. 

Please keep us posted! 


December 10, 2014 - 4:19pm
EmpowHER Guest

I've been looking online because i'm almost thirteen and i've had my period for about eleven days now. It usually lasts five.

December 8, 2014 - 5:22pm
Susan Cody HERWriter Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hi Anon

We cannot help readers under 14. Please talk to a trusted adult with your concerns. 


December 8, 2014 - 5:41pm
EmpowHER Guest

Same exereince you ladies Im spotting and ligh bleeding for 3weeks.what does it mean?Im worried becouse this is the 1st time that my period long last for 3weeks.my menstrual cycle is regular.i had ultra sound yesterday but nothing wrong its normal.what can i do?still bleeding until now.

November 23, 2014 - 10:42pm
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hello, i have been on my period for 18 days now. My period usually lasts 7 days. Im still bleeding heavily and i have to change pad regularly and use night ones during the day. do i need to go to the doctor, or is it normal for this to happen sometimes? thank you

November 1, 2014 - 7:06pm
EmpowHER Guest

I have been bleeding for 3 weeks. It stated light with slimy clear discharge and blood for a week then blood with clot. I'm 40 yrs

July 13, 2014 - 5:32pm
EmpowHER Guest

i haveing that same problem for three months no period but now i have them for three or more weeks

May 6, 2014 - 10:35pm
EmpowHER Guest

Hi, I'm 19 I've been having periods since I was 13 or 14 they have always been regular. I miscarried in December but my periods have been regular since then. I am not on any type of birth control but I have had unprotected sex. I've been bleeding for almost a month now when my period usually only last for about five days.. It started off as spotting and a very light pink with some blood but has gotten heavier like my usual periods these past two days. What is going on with me? Can anyone help? Am I pregnant? Could I have miscarried again? Any advice would be appreciated! Ill answer any questions to help you give me the best advice, thank you!

June 18, 2013 - 8:15am
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