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2 light periods in a row

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: Usually it should every 4 weeks but in the menarche time the periods are irregular due to hormonal dis-balance. If you don't think you are pregnant a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Preg test: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Trolice
30 years experience Fertility Medicine
Pregnancy test: If the pregnancy test is negative then your gynecologist can evaluate you. There is not enough information to determine the cause at this time.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible causes: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Generally no: Prednisone does not typically impact the menstrual cycle. If you sick in someway that prompted the use of steroids the illness it self may have caused ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a preg test!: I am assuming that you are asking this question because you are sexually active and worried about possible pregnancy. If this is the case, then check ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Friedman
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: The menstrual cycle is a sensitive one that may be affected by stress, sleep disorders, time zone changes, etc. Bleeding between periods, or metrorrha ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yonatan Mahller
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Polyp: Could be a polyp or could need a pill with more estrogen. Hard to say without knowing more. See your gynecologist for more answers.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gyn evaluation: As one approaches the perimenopausal years some changes in the menstrual cycle are expected. Some will experience lighter periods and others heavier. ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Progestin-only Pills: or POPs are not nearly as effective at cycle control as estrogen containing contraceptives. They also must be taken around the same time everyday to b ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control : If you are not happy with your current menstrual cycles then consider birth control. Most methods at highly effective at controlling the cycle.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doct ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many options : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Missing pills: You stated that you missed two pills. I assume that you referring to missing oral contraceptive pills. If you do not take your birth control every da ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Burdette
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Don't be discouraged: A four day menstrual cycle is normal. If your cycle is rhythmic and you have cramps, most likely you are ovulating. Make sure you are taking your pren ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joyce Pastore
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Irregular menses: It is not uncommon to occasionally have irregular periods, especially when you are young. If you have unprotected sex and miss a period, always take ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Taslimi
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get pregnancy test: See a doctor soon. Can be infection, pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy. If pregnant the iud needs be removed, and soon.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Perimenopause: Most likely you are expierencing peri menopause,that would be the most likely explanation for irregular bleeding at your age.This time of life our egg ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can take HPT: if uncertain if this is your actual period. The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light perio ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Light period bleedin: The main reason for light periods is change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disord ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Spotting is most likely due to missed pills. However, is pregnancy is a concern, then do a pregnancy test 7-10 days after the questionable episode
A female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Pregnancy: Hi, one way to know to check a home pregnancy test, Good luck

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