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A 25-year-old female asked:

Period started on the 04/17/2014 it lasted for five days then its stopped for two days then started again 04/24/2014 for another 3days is this normal?

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Dr. Amy Halanski
Pediatrics 19 years experience
No, not normal: There are a variety of possibilities for irregular bleeding which is hard to address w/o more details; some common reasons are varying hormone levels, seen in times of stress, fluctuating weight, or irregularly taken birth control pills. There are other reasons as well; if you are irregular for another month, seek a medical exam.

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