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why would my period cycle shorten

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: The cycle can be altered to a great extent with oral contraceptive pills. It is quite possible to delay the cycle for days, weeks, and even months. W ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Dangerous: Primrose oil can be very dangerous and should be avoided. Do not get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: Stress and anxiety can affect length of cycle. So can other things, so if you are not pregnant and have no serious symptoms: fever, pain worse than no ... Read More
Dr. Deborah Josefson
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, not significant: Anxiety is known to cause changes in your period,, A two day change is probably not signficant.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Simple: Calculate the days from your first period to the day of your next period and that is the number of days in your cycle.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
You can't, but...: Only if the cycles are regular (about the same length) can one truly know her cycle length. If they are not regular, the best she can do is average th ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Variable: Probably the best way would be to do an ovulation predictor kit, remembering that you will ovulate the day after your ovulation kit shows an lh surge. ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Too frequent period: An 18 day menstrual cycle is on the too short side that can lead to anemia over several months. If your thyroid gland is too active (hyperthyroidism), ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cycles vary: Menstrual cycles vary by a few days normally. Mother Nature's "computer" is not always "on the clock" as ovulation varies if no hormonal contracepti ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Nothing wrong with y: There is nothing wrong with having period cycle 35days , it is ok.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clomid (clomiphene): Your cycles are longer because there must be some variation in terms of when / if you ovulate. In women with anovulatory cycles, they benefit from a ... Read More
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