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A 36-year-old member asked:

what can i do if my period was super light and only 3 days when its normally 5-7. is this normal?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Possible reasons: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives & perimenopause.

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Last updated Jun 20, 2013

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