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    Heavy periods
    impowered posted:
    For the past year and a half I have been having heavy periods. I will go 2 or 3 months without a menstrual cycle. When I do have a menstrual cycle it will last 4 to 6 weeks. It varies. My doctor sid my period was abnormal because I am overweight. But I dont think that having my period for that long is normal. What should I do? What should I be looking for?
    tlkittycat1968 responded:
    Having your period for 4-6 weeks is definitely not normal. An irregular period can be caused by being overweight but the prolonged bleeding is not normal. Your doctor needs to figure out what's going on or you need to get a new doctor.

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