I have a question that is short of an emergency, but it is still worrying me.
So on average, my period (when Im not on BC) has a 33 day cycle and lasts about 4 days, with 2 heavy days and 2 light days. I stopped taking BC in July, and have had these normal periods since then.
But this month, I ended up having a 36 day cycle (not too bad, but those 3 days were unnerving), and I'm currently on my 7th day of bleeding. It is still new blood coming out, it hasn't started the very light post-period stage yet, which normally happens after 2 days of bleeding for me. Also, I'm still getting cramps, and all of my other period symptoms.
It isn't super heavy, infact, its definitely on the light side, but it is persisting for so long.
I'm wondering if anything could be wrong, what it might be, and when you would suggest I see a doctor if it persists.
(For the record, I haven't had a pregnancy or STD risk.)
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