I've had my period for a month now and normally it last for a week but it comes every 3 months. I went to the doctor and he told me not to worry about it and that if it doesn't stop sometime soon make another appointment. But I don't know how he would know since all he did was blood work and didn't even bother to check things out. So I'm wondering if I should be concern or keep on waiting? It was light then it was heavey and now it's in between light and medium. It's nothing like my normal ones and yes I am off birth control and me and my husband decided it was time to get me off and start trying to have a baby but how can I if my body doesn't normal. I'm 23 years old btw.
You need a second opinion. Bleeding for a month now (even if your menstrual period comes just every three months) is not normal....and it may not even represent a menstrual period.
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Definitely get a second opinion. I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome a couple of years ago, my typical period, even on the pill was to bleed for three weeks and not for one. The year before I had got my pregnant for the first time, I didn't ovulate at all, I had four "periods" all year, the specialist felt that it wasn't really a period, just over flow. After having my daughter I had normal periods, got pregnant right away with my son, and have had normal periods until now. I started spotting around 9/10/11, and haven't stopped bleeding since, it is heavier now then it was last week. I have an awesome doctor, and I will be seeing him soon, to figure out what is going on. He didn't feel it was anything serious, but we are going to do some tests, and discuss my options. And he wanted to make sure that I am getting enough iron in my diet so I don't become anemic.
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