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A 18-year-old female asked:

What can cause an early period? my period for this month was 7/3-7/10 and now it's the 23rd and i have period cramps and bleeding again.

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Asked and Answered: You are not having a second period. You are bleeding abnormally. Cancer, infection, STD, Hormone abnormalities, and trauma are the common causes of abnormal bleeding.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Early period reasons: Reasons for an early period can include Endometriosis, Emergency Contraceptives, changes in hormones, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, chemotherapy for uterine cancer, perimenopause, eating disorders, intense dieting (especially w high carb diet), marked weight gain, significant over-exercising* anovulatory periods.

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