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Why did my period last only 3 days

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Common problem: 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Various reasons: Frequent episodes of bleeding like you describe is not normal. There may be an infection, uterine fibroids, or hormonal problems. I think you should s... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Obstetrics & Gynecology 35 years experience
Delayed ovulation.: It sounds like you had a delayed ovulation. If you are concerned you're pregnant, you can check test. The cycles usually revert to normal the subseque... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
No it is not normal: It is not normal in healthy child bearing females and you should have it checked with your gynecologist.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Schappa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Anovulatory cycles: Sounds like you're having anovulatory cycles and the bleeding that is occurring every two weeks is due to sloughing of the uterine lining. There can b... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
Common: Being late on a period is extremely common, so there's no immediate cause for alarm. You have not given any information about yourself, so if you are ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Common problem: 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 female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Start a calendar: It's always good to keep track of your bleeding patterns and although this is different from what you've had in the past, it's not abnormal for the na... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
Urogynecology 29 years experience
Not sure: I think what you're wanting to know is when you might be ovulating. The first day of your cycle (normal flow) is day 1. If you count from that day unt... Read More
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