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i started my period a week early

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Cycle changes: may be due to female hormonal fluctuations, thyroid issues, stress, tension, anxiety depression etc. Monitor your cycles with a menstrual diary indica ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Old blood: Old menstrual blood mixed with vaginal and cervical sexual secretions. Protect yourself with birth control and condoms.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Periods can vary: This is normal. It is not unusual for the week of your period to shift due to stress or illness. In the first two years of having your period, irreg ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Early period: 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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Likely a normal : Variation. Slight irregularity in menstrual periods is a common occurrence. See this site for more info. http://women.webmd.com/tc/missed-or-irregula ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely not: Unless this period that started a week early is very light and short, it is unlikely that an early period means you are pregnant. There are many reas ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually sel ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
See your GYN: This can happen to females on hormones as well as certain underlying conditions. It would be best for you to see your gyn soon.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stop smoking: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually sel ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine preg ... Read More

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