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What are signs of abnormal heavy bleeding?

During the first year of menstruation your period may be irregular. There will be times when you have a light period and a heavy period. You may also notice discharge when your period is over. Keep a liner on if you are planning to use a menstruation cup or tampon for the first time. Some females will genetically have a heavier period flow; consult with your parents at home to get family history. If you have a heavy constant flow for longer than 6 days straight consult your local clinic or physician.

What if I have heavy bleeding?

Heavy bleeding is normal. During the first 23 days many women experience a heavier period flow than normal. If you notice that every period is consistently heavy, consult your doctor to make sure everything is okay. Some women have heavier and longer periods, which can be normal based upon their body’s genetics.