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Question: period flow days have decreased

 sweetie77 - Sat Jul 17, 2010 11:20 pm

i am 32 yrs old and i have problems with my period. i have a 5 day period but for the last couple of months i wll flow about two to three days. sometimes i will have two periods a month. is this normal with age? also there are times i will flow for a day or two it will stop a day or two then start flowin again what is going on? i have no kids.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Tue Jul 20, 2010 7:30 pm

User avatar Hello,
This kind of alteration of your cycle is nothing to worry about. Most women experience changes in the course of their reproductive life cycle and the older they get the more likely to see variations. There is a period of time called perimenopause when hormones begin to decrease and you may not ovulate every month. You are a bit young but it does happen sometimes. At any rate, the rate and volume of menstrual blood alone is not associated with illness. Excessive bleeding can result in anemia and should be checked out but scant blood is not a concern.

Best wishes.


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