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A 33-year-old member asked:

When will i start getting my period again?

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Dr. Amy Herold
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After breastfeeding: Some women get their period back within a few months, some women don't get it for almost a year or more. If you are still breastfeeding you will likely not get your period until you stop or until you are feeding less frequently than every 5 hours or so, usually once your baby starts sleeping through the night.
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Few mos after birth: Depending on hormonal surges and breast feeding etc, it may be a month, or it may be several. Be cautious though, as just because you do not have an active cycle, you still may be able to get pregnant, so practice safe sex. Good luck.

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Why do I get a cold when I start my period?

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Dr. Carin Van Gelder
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Stay healthy: During menses, the immune system is depressed, meaning you're more likely to catch infections such as the common cold (caused by a virus). Keep your immune system healthy by getting plenty of rest all month long. Don't smoke, eat well, and get enough sleep.
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A 16-year-old female asked:

Will nerothisterine stop my period if it's already started?

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No.: No BCP will not stop the menstrual period just started.
A 33-year-old member asked:

After ovulating how long is it before my period will start?

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Dr. Seth Derman
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility 34 years experience
About 2 weeks: The period usually comes about 2 weeks after ovulation, give or take a few days.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Will my period start soon if I had abortion?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
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4 to 6 weeks: The period post abortion usually occurs in 4 to 6 weeks if the abortion is complete and did not leave any residual tissue.
A 42-year-old member asked:

I have not had a period in 185 days. How can I get my period to start?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
GYN: If you had a regular period previous to this, please consult with your gynecologist.

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