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about my period
supernovarockstar posted:
I am 44 I have always had a pretty regular period for 30 years lasting about 4 to 5 days every month. I started my period April 1st and I am still bleeding and every once in awhile get cramping for about ten minutes whats going on I dont feel real good?
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Peggy9393 responded:
Of course you should contact your doctor, but it sounds like the tell-tale signs of perimenopause. Once I turned 40, my periods came at regular intervals, but I noticed they were coming every 26 days as opposed to the normal 28 days. Then a couple years later, they were coming on the average of 24 days and lasting longer. During my mid to late 40's, I pretty much had the same symptoms as you have. I would have the 24 day period, followed by a mid-cycle discharge of slight blood, not have a period for a month, then have one that lasted for two weeks, followed by a couple months of the 24 day cycle, and so on. Everyone is different, so just educate yourself on all the phases of menopause.

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