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Posted by: Bobby | 2006/11/01

HEAVY PERIOD

Been having an extremely heavy period for approx. 6 months with blood clots coming down as well. Age 44 - healthy, no problems. Also having headaches, dizziness, nausea and pains in abdomen (never had before). Having the sensation of numbness in arms and legs lately. Pain in shoulders and neck as well.

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You should see a gynaecologist. A common cause of heavy periods at your age is fibroids.
The numbness and pains are a separate issue. See your GP about these.
Best wishes

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Posted by: Jingo | 2006/11/01

Not being an expert myself but I would say that you SERIOUSLY need to go and have yourself looked at, as soon as you start getting numbness and pain around your neck - there is something either pressing on a nerve or disrupting the flow of messages in your nerves..

Don't bugger around with your health on this one... Go get it checked out... I would say first to a gynae about the heavy periods and also mention the nerve type problem.... and if not solution about the pain, to a normal doc...

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