Periods can be puzzling. Some people have two or three days of bleeding, while others see Aunt Flo for an entire week. And is it normal to have really light — or really heavy — bleeding each month? An Ob/Gyn explains.
Does the color of your period blood ever change? An Ob/Gyn offers a guide to what the different colors of period blood might mean, plus when to be concerned.
If your monthly menstrual flow gets heavier or starts lasting longer, a “wait and see” approach can be unnecessarily risky. Find out what’s going on and what options are available.
Pelvic exams are less-than-fun on a good day, but when you’re on your period? Yeesh. Read on to learn when to opt out and when to power through.
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