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Heavy Menstrual Periods

Since you are having periods that occur on an irregular schedule, you need a doctor's evaluation. Your doctor will want to test you for a hormone imbalance, such as a thyroid problem or polycystic ovary syndrome. Since you are having irregular or frequent bleeding, please visit our other Decision Guides titled Bleeding Between Menstrual Periods and Missed or Irregular Menstrual Periods.


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