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Ways to make your period start early

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Frazier
Gynecology 40 years experience
Oral contraceptives: If you are on oral contraceptives now then it could be possible if there is enough time between now and the wedding.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Usually with hormone: The most effective way to try and stop a period early is to take hormones, either starting birth control pills or taking Progesterone pills. And taki... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Very common: Irregular bleeding is an almost universal side effect of depoprovera. There is no normal time for your period on this birth control method. Irregular... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
Family Medicine 16 years experience
The only way: To truely differentiate those symptoms is to do a serum or urine HCG test.Breast tenderness and swelling, cramping, and and many other early pregnancy... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
No: Yo period should be regulated by the pill. If you bleeding is not controlled by the pill then there may be some other problem - see your doctor if it ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Both: It depends on when one stops their contraception and what method has been used. Irregular cycles can occur after hormonal contraception stops. Using... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Neumann
Gynecology 38 years experience
A progestin: Women in their mid 40s often ovulate and therefore menstruate less frequently. Taking a progestin for 5-10 days can cause a "period' in this setting.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
You can't: There is not a way to make your period come earlier. You can take supplemental hormones to delay or prevent a period - but you cannot make it come ea... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Normal variation: Having your period come a week early can be a normal variation. Changed in mood, stress, contraceptives can all alter your cycles. I would continue to... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Early Period: Some reasons for early periods include fatigue, anxiety, stress, marked weight loss or gain, significantly poor nutrition or intensive exercise. Or ma... Read More
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