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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
57 years experience Psychiatry
Hard to say: Even teens are individuals, with individual patterns. If really concerned, chat with her pediatrician. Do you 2 have tea & chat often? That's nice.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnan ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spotting: Irregular bleeding is 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
57 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Just love her the way you wanted at her age; and for evermore.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: It's difficult to say. Maybe the first period was really just spotting after the abortion and this is your real period. Sometimes it can take a few ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Periods : Menstrual cycles are often irregular the first few months after having a baby. This is especially true if you are breast-feeding. The best thing to do ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Most first cycles are anovulatory. They can be associated with light bleeding.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular pattern: Many girls having their first menstrual cycles have anovulatory cycles, and therefore their "cycles" are actually not regular, but irregular, with a ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No, this can be: normal. If this continues, a discussion with your doctor could help. Contraception medications can be used to regulate the period.
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It may well be: The first period can be lighter in some cases and the average age of onset is 10-15y. Would be important however to make sure the vagina is not painf ... Read More

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