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A 20-year-old female asked:

Only had my period for two days which isn't normal ?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test: A shortened menstrual period Can be a sign for an existing pregnancy. A home pregnancy urine test will show whether or not that is the case.
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Many causes: A short period can happen for a number of reasons. Pregnancy is one cause; a cycle where you didn't ovulate can produce a short period; birth control pills or a progesterone secreting IUD can get you a short period; stress; severe weight loss...The list is pretty long. If pregnancy is a concern, do a home pregnancy test. I wouldn't worry too much unless it becomes a pattern. Best wishes!

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