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Long Periods

Hi I am 17 years old. I have been getting my period since I was 13. On February sixth I got my first period since November. It is March 4th now. It has lasted about a month and very heavy and tons of clits about 6-8 a day. For about a week I was changing my pad every 3 hours and they were heavy long pads. It continues all throughout the night, and sometimes it bleeds onto my sheets. 1 night it went through 3 pairs of pants 2 pairs of underwear both with pads. What is going on I am scared and have been feeling weak, tired and headaches for several days. What do i do?
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973741 tn?1342342773
Hi there and welcome.  Sweetie, please please talk to your mom or a trusted adult.  These are the people in a position to help you at this point.  That is obviously not normal to have a month long period.  I'm in my 40's and have never had that.  Your hormones are out of sync which isn't that unusual for a young person but to bleed and heavily like that with clots for an extended period of time is troubling.  You could even be anemic based on your symptoms.  I would absolutely be seen by a doctor at this time preferrably an ob/gyn type of doctor.  Please talk to the adult in your life and get this appt. set up.  peace and luck
136956 tn?1425606272
Do you have painful periods as well or just heavy bleeding?

Blood clots are usually normal but with heavy bleeding it could be something else.

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Sorry for not posting sooner. Last week i was admitted into the hospital because the bleeding was soo bad and i passed out in school. The hospital said i was severly anemic and was nealry going into shock. Gave me progesterone, the pill, iron supplememts and monitored me for a day then sent me home. Doing better now. Not as week and the bleeding stopped. Thank you for all your help.
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