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frequent periods after 50!!
reneflashing posted:
So, I'm 54 and am getting my period now every 19-21 days! Not real
heavy, but still lasts 6-7 days.I have a copper I.U.D that my OBGyn
recommended after 5 years using Mirena I.U.D. I KNOW I am so pre-menapausal, but, my gosh, how long does this take???!! My OBGyn says it's a little unusual for my periods to be so frequent, but not rare. Anyone out there who has or has experienced this? Thanks!
georgiagail responded:
Is this a new schedule for you? If so, the bleeding may not represent a menstrual period but you may be bleeding due to some other medical issue that has nothing to do with menstruation.

The "normal" cycle can be anywhere from 21 to 35 days so 19 days between bleeding is a bit short.

Anon_6061 responded:
Wacky "cycles" are common during perimenopause when hormones are fluctuating wildly. Periods can be shorter, longer, more frequent, less frequent. Hope that's all it is.
frantow responded:
Likewise. Totally fed up. Gyn insists periods will stop by 55. But if not will need to look at because definitely not normal!
Good luck with it -- to both of us!

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