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my period is 5 days early should i be worried

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daly
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Late menses: The only way to know is to do a pregnancy test.

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Dr. Mary Margaret ONeill
36 years experience Gynecology
Not necessarily: A normal menstrual cycle can be anywhere from 21 to 35 days. Most women have their cycles fairly regularly and predictably, but a 3 day variation is ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Periods: No You should be ok
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Monitor: A period starting a few days early is not abnormal at all. Having a lighter or heavier period from time to time is also normal. I would monitor your c ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnant?: You can't have an ectopic pregnancy without being pregnant and so the first thing I would do is do a home pregnancy test. It's unlikley that you're pr ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably, yes: An occasional early menses is not a cause for concern. It is may be due to a problem with ovulation that cycle, and it is normal for this to occur oc ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
That is OK: An occasional irregularity in your menstrual periods is not of much worry. Give it another 2-3 months to become regular on its own. Most times it wil ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Flash Gordon
48 years experience General Practice
Period issue: first thing to do is to take a pregnancy test. That's one of the most common causes of menstrual irregularities.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liengkong Siew
54 years experience Gynecology
Regular light period: If your periods come regularly and monthly but light. Then it can be normal but if you have period 2 wks later but light then you have what we call me ... Read More
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