Prolonged Periods

If your period lasts more than 7 days, you have prolonged bleeding. The term is often used synonymously with menorrhagia (heavy bleeding) but is more descriptive of periods that go on for an annoyingly long time.

Prolonged Periods

If your period lasts more than 7 days, you have prolonged bleeding. The term is often used synonymously with menorrhagia (heavy bleeding) but is more descriptive of periods that go on for an annoyingly long time.

Possible causes

There are many causes, including fibroids, uterine polyps, hyperplasia, or cancer of the uterus, polycystic ovarian syndrome, thyroid disease, genital tract infection, endometriosis, and bleeding disorders.

What to do

If you are troubled by prolonged periods, you should see your GP and be referred to a gynecologist if symptoms persist.

We can help

If you are experiencing prolonged periods and would like to talk to us about how we can help, please feel free to contact us. You can also request an appointment online.

There are many causes, including fibroids, uterine polyps, hyperplasia, or cancer of the uterus, polycystic ovarian syndrome, thyroid disease, genital tract infection, endometriosis, and bleeding disorders.

If you are troubled by prolonged periods, you should see your GP and be referred to a gynecologist if symptoms persist.

If you are experiencing prolonged periods and would like to talk to us about how we can help, please feel free to contact us. You can also request an appointment online.

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