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A 18-year-old female asked:

Hi, i am hoping to find out what it could mean if i had what seemed like a period but was lighter and longer then usual and had a clear mucus also.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Variation on normal: What you described is likely a normal variation on your menstrual pattern. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.

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