A 17-year-old female asked:
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my period only lasted 3 days and was very light should i worry?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily.: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause.
Answered on Jan 3, 2014

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