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why is my period shorter than normal

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: Can take continuous low dose contraceptives. With this method you can have as many or as few periods as you wish.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
Pregnancy test: An occasionally unusual period is not uncommon. Just make sure you are not pregnant if sexually active.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Errol Ozdalga
12 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes normal.: Yes this can be normal and some variation is okay.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Yes: period a week late or week early is with in normal range
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Dr. Leslie Miller
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Over : Over half of women can have irregular bleeding when starting the birth control pill. After 3 to 6 months your bleeding should match whatever pill sche ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
24 days: 24 days is the shortest cycle length that is considered normal. The cycle length counts from the first day a menstrual period starts with the slightes ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can.: Some women under much stress and athletes get no periods at all.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes Probably: It is very likely that this is just a normal variation of your normal cycle. Just continue to monitor it would not be surprising to for four period to ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It's ok: You are going through hormonal changes . If it bothers you your doctor could put you on oral contraceptive to regulate your periods, but remember it c ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Check for pregnancy: Make sure you do a pregnancy test check for pregnancy see f physician

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