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less than one day period what does this mean?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Uncertain: 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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A 48-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to have a one day period?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
That is short.: Normal for a period is 2 to 7 days w an average of 3 to 5 days. The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause ; implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs.
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A 28-year-old female asked:

Ive been having a one day period for months?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No problem : As long as you are having regular periods

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