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    Frequent Periods
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    nene_11 posted:
    Hi........Hoping someone can help me. I am soon turning 46 & a couple of months ago I started getting my periods about every 2 weeks. They have never been irregular before. I began taking the drug Effexor around the same time. I am not on birth control but had the Essure Procedure done 3 years ago.

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    georgiagail responded:
    You are not having a menstrual period every two weeks. You are having abnormal vaginal bleeding due to some other medical issue that has nothing to do with menstruation.

    It may be something as simple as a uterine fibroid (a benign growth in the uterus that can cause bleeding if it expands into a blood vessel) or it can be a more serious medical issue. This is why it would be a good idea to get this looked into medically.

    Please make an appointment with your gynecologist to discuss these frequent episodes of vaginal bleeding.

    Gail


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