Facebook Pixel
EmpowHER Guest
Q: 

Why does long periods occur?

By Anonymous July 29, 2017 - 10:16pm
 
Rate This

I am 35 .last month I got 8days long periods and this month i completed my 11day today what is the cause

Add a Comment1 Comments

Guide

Hi, Anon.

Thank you for posting.

Most women bleed for 3 to 5 days, but a period lasting only 2 days to as many as 7 days is still considered normal. An occasional longer or shorter period (to what is normal for you) is usually nothing to worry about. If you find your periods are consistently running longer than 7 days, make an appt to see your doctor (GYN).

Helena

July 30, 2017 - 4:36am
Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.
By submitting this form, you agree to EmpowHER's terms of service and privacy policy
Add a Comment

All user-generated information on this site is the opinion of its author only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. Members and guests are responsible for their own posts and the potential consequences of those posts detailed in our Terms of Service.

Menstrual Cycle

Get Email Updates

Related Checklists

Menstrual Cycle Guide

Have a question? We're here to help. Ask the Community.

ASK

Health Newsletter

Receive the latest and greatest in women's health and wellness from EmpowHER - for free!