Causes Of Menstruation More Than 2 Weeks?
37 years old and unmarried woman, why do I have more than 15 days of menstruation, sometimes up to 27 days but not much, but only 2 days when I get my period
Hi Farhana, thank you for your question
Menstruation normally lasts about 3-7 days with a repeat cycle of 21-35 days. Cycle calculation starts from the first day of the current menstruation to the first day of the next menstruation. If you experience menstruation that is not in accordance with these provisions, then it is classified as irregular or not smooth menstruation. The following are some of the possible causes for your complaint:
hormonal imbalance, for example due to psychological factors (stress, depression, anxiety), sudden and drastic weight changes, or due to excessive physical exhaustion. Side effects of using contraceptives endometriosis - namely the growth of the endometrium (the innermost layer of the uterine wall) outside the uterus adenomyosis - namely endometrial growth in the muscle lining of the uterus uterine fibroids - or benign tumors of uterine muscle tissue ovarian cysts polycystic ovary syndrome pelvic inflammatory disease - usually associated with sexually transmitted diseases. The doctor will perform a pelvic examination, accompanied by an ultrasound examination. After the underlying cause is known, then the doctor can determine the steps of treatment, either with drugs or surgical procedures. While waiting for the doctor's treatment, you should adopt a healthy lifestyle, namely:
get enough rest keep stress away by doing meditation or yoga, consuming balanced nutritious food regularly, exercising regularly but not excessively, try to maintain an ideal body weight, avoid smoking, as well as consuming alcoholic beverages.