If your period doesn’t stop, it is important to speak with a healthcare provider to determine the cause and develop an appropriate treatment plan. Some possible causes of prolonged or heavy bleeding include:
- Hormonal imbalances: Hormonal imbalances can cause changes in the menstrual cycle and can lead to prolonged or heavy bleeding.
- Fibroids or Polyps: These benign growths in the uterus can cause heavy or prolonged bleeding.
- Certain medications: Certain medications, such as blood thinners, can cause changes in the menstrual cycle and can lead to prolonged or heavy bleeding.
- Thyroid disorders: Thyroid disorders can disrupt the hormonal balance and lead to prolonged or heavy bleeding.
- Vaginal or cervical infections: Infections in the reproductive system can cause prolonged or heavy bleeding.
- Coagulation disorder: bleeding disorder can cause heavy or prolonged bleeding.
It’s important to seek medical attention if you have prolonged or heavy bleeding as it could be a sign of an underlying issue and a healthcare professional will be able to give you a proper diagnosis and treatment plan.