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period 15 days late now going on 15 days with blood?

By November 14, 2014 - 10:28pm
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I am 46 years old and always had a normal cycle. A few months ago my period was about 10 days late....I wasn't sure how late I was so I started using a period tracker. For months it has been normal! This last period was 15 days late! Without cramping or normal premenstral symptoms my period started! It has been a low flow period now for 15 days. Its not a normal period...more like a small cut that won't stop bleeding! Its bright red like fresh blood and when I sit on the toilet drips like a cut! I have not seen my Dr yet because I didn't think he could check me while I was bleeding. But since this isint like a normal period I don't know when it will stop! Starting to be concerned?? Thank you so much for any answers you may have

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Thank you Erin! My last blood test the Dr said I had high glucose levels....I have had an underactive thyroid condition and been taking medication for years. I don't feel any different then normal other then having to wear tampons 24/7! Are there symptoms with diabetes? I will contact him and make an appointment! Thank you again!

November 17, 2014 - 10:04am

Hi smillerof2,

Thank you for reaching out to EmpowHER with your question! Irregular periods can be very confusing at times, especially when you are used to a more regular menstrual cycle.

Irregular periods can be caused by a variety of things including:

  • stress
  • increased exercise
  • excessive weight loss/weight gain
  • birth control
  • travel
  • medication
  • uncontrolled diabetes
  • illness

Since this is irregular to you, I would still suggest setting up an appointment with your doctor. Even if you are bleeding, they will be able to check you out and give you a much better idea as to what is causing irregularities in your period.

I hope this has helped! Please keep me updated and let me know if you have further questions.


November 14, 2014 - 11:36pm
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