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Question: Weekly period

 missbrightside - Mon Nov 14, 2005 9:56 pm

My cycle has gone crazy over the past month. I had my period from 10/14-10/21, from 10/28-11/3, and it started again on 11/12. I am not sexually active nor am I on any medications, and I'm not experiencing any pain. The periods are just becoming very inconvenient and I'm wondering if this is something serious.
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Sat Dec 31, 2005 8:40 am

User avatar Hello,
I hope you are feeling better now.
You need to see your doctor as soon as possible. If pregnancy is excluded and you are not receiving any medicines that lead to polymenorrhea then your doctor will need to exclude the presence of a general bleeding disorder. First a CBC will be required to assess the severity of the bleeding (hemoglobin level) and to exclude other blood abnormalities such as thrombocytopenia.
Further examination and testing will be directed at exclusion of abnormalities of the reproductive tract such as benign pelvic lesions (adenomyosis, endometriosis, cervical or endometrial polyps, submucosal fibroids) as well as infection, malignancy (if obese/ other risk factors are present) and trauma.
Best regards.

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