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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Check w missed: Period ; can repeat in a week. The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include ... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Light periods: There is nothing wrong with light periods. Many people would happily trade with you. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregna ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Many things can cause lighter, shorter menses including oral contraceptives,implants, medications,and conditions where the body is trying to conserve ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Irregular periods: 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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
SPOTTING?: Menstrual problem because it is lighter and shorter. Could it be spotting? Please check for pregnancy.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
55 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Sometimes women under great stress and athletes get no periods at all. Relax.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular bleeding: 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wait it out: Can happen, if persists, check with your GYN
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
16 years experience Family Medicine
Stress and periods: Any physical or mental stress can affect your period. There are many other causes as well including thyroid issues and of course pregnancy.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Time will tell : Now that the iud has been removed you are back to having your normal periods. You are back at your baseline. Over the next several menstrual cycles yo ... Read More
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