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    Prolonged and heavy bleeding
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    vanitygrl1408 posted:
    I am only 23 and had my first period when I was 8. In 2011 i bled for 6 months straight, no stopping. I went through 2 boxes of tampons every 2 days. I passed blood clots the size of my fist every time I peed. I would look down and the toilet appered to be full of blood. I had no pain and no cramps. I stood up, and it would literally gush out of me like a fawcett. After that, I had regular periods that the bleeding lasted a little longer, until now where I have bled for 5 1/2 months, with the same symptoms. I need help. I don't know what to do.
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    georgiagail responded:
    Have you considered getting checked out medically by a Gynecologist?

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    vanitygrl1408 replied to georgiagail's response:
    I have been checked before. When it happened in 2011. She put me on BC pills to help regulate it, but that is no longer working. I don't really have the money to go again right now. Just feeling a little frazzled
     
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    fcl replied to vanitygrl1408's response:
    Frankly, the only thing you CAN do is go back to your doctor and get appropriate treatment. She may be willing to work out a pay plan with you. Consider how much money you are spending on tampons. Consider the misery of constant bleeding. Consider the fact that the blood loss has probably made you anemic. There are some very good reasons to make an appointment today.


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