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    Too many periods
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    An_250054 posted:
    Hello:

    I am 43 and have now been getting my "normal" period every two weeks for the past 8 weeks. Is this normal??? I thought my period should be slowing down and become irregular, with longer lapses. Not every 2 weeks. Prior, I was every 28 days and normal. I am not over or under weight and have not experienced any life or health changes that may cause this.

    In my teens I did have many ovarian cysts and two that ruptured but nothing since.

    I can't find anything on line that could relate to too many periods.

    Thank you.
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    georgiagail responded:
    A more important question is whether these episodes of bleeding are due to menstruation (unlikely) or are caused by another medical issue that has nothing to do with menstruation.

    It is time to make an appointment with your gynecologist to discuss this abnormal vaginal bleeding.

    Gail
     
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    ellenmiller replied to georgiagail's response:
    Thanks. I've been trying to avoid that since I feel fine other wise but yes, I think it may be time.

    Best,
    ellen


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