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A 19-year-old female asked:

I got my periods a week early.had stress in the past week and depression.can this b a reason 4early periods?history of 28days cycle.lite bleeding.

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kevin Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Abnormal bleeding: Many things, including stress, may cause menstrual irregularity. The only way to be sure is to see a health professional. A pregnancy test should also be considered.
Dr. Norma Jo Waxman
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Yes as above stress, including job changing, moving ,travel and change in relationships can alter your regular menstrual schedule. Do check a urine pregnancy test if you haven't
Feb 3, 2014

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