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Forum Name: Gynecology

Question: Too Frequent Periods!

 miss - Sun May 29, 2005 12:53 am


I am 24 years old. I normally have quite regular light periods normally every 5 weeks, they barely bother me at all. Over the last period of Time since March this year I have had my period every two weeks and most recently started again yesterday with a unusually heavy period when my last one only finished 8 days ago.

These are the approximate dates
March 19th - 23rd
April 20th - 24th
May 1st - 4th
May 15th - 18th
May 28th - now

I am not on the pill and I am sexually active. I went to the doctor last week and had a pap smear done. I am just very concerned that something bad may be causing this bleeding.

Please give me some feedback on what would be best to do. I am very concerned. Is there something I can advise my doctor on what tests to be done. I would prefer to gain as much as possible before going to the doctor. Thankyou for you response, it will be greatly appreciated.

 Dr. S. Adhikari - Sun May 29, 2005 12:40 pm

Have faith on your doctor and do accordng to his advice. From your history it seems you are suffering from polymenorrhea which is not necessarily abnormal so stop worrying!

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