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Can antibiotics make you start your period early?

Can antibiotics make you start your period early?

Would not: Anticipate that antibiotic use would change the timing of your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you start your period early?

What does it mean if you start your period early?

Possible reasons: Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. ...Read more

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Can you be pregnant if you start your period early?

Can you be pregnant if you start your period early?

If you actually: Had a period (even if earlier than normal) then you are not pregnant. If you just had spotting but miss your period - take a home pregnancy test to know with certainty. Take care. ...Read more

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If you start your period early how can you calculate when you have ovulated?

If you start your period early how can you calculate when you have ovulated?

Count back: It's by no means exact, but best guess is to go back 14 days from the first day of your early period and ovulation was likely then. ...Read more

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Can it mean you are pregnant when you start your period early on the pill?

Can it mean you are pregnant when you start your period early on the pill?

No: If you actually have your period then you aren't pregnant. But a woman may experience some bleeding while pregnant. So, if uncertain take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How to start your period early?

How to start your period early?

Control of period: It is easier to delay your period using birth control pills that it is to induce an early period. If you are trying to avoid your period during a certain period of time, talk with your doctor about methods. ...Read more

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Can foreplay start your period early? .

Can foreplay start your period early? .

Maybe: If you were already very close to starting your period, being sexually aroused and especially having an orgasm, may cause the uterus to contract and push out some blood. ...Read more

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Can you ovulate even when you start your period 2 weeks early?

Can you ovulate even when you start your period 2 weeks early?

Unsure: A woman only has a menstrual period after ovulating. The period will occur about 14 days after ovulation, unless conception occurs. The shortest menstrual cycles are no less than 21 days from the beginning of each period.

Not all bleeding is actual menstrual bleeding. A woman who does not ovulate regularly may have irregular and unpredictable dysfunctional bleeding. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you stop taking birth control is it normal to start your period early?

I'm just wondering, if you stop taking birth control is it normal to start your period early?

No: After stopping the "pill", you usually will bleed wihin a few days. After that, you expect to have a period about a month later. ...Read more

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If you start your period 4 days early, with brown discharge morning of, could you be pregnant?

If you start your period 4 days early, with brown discharge morning of, could you be pregnant?

Anything's possible!: If you think you could be pregnant, take a home pregnancy test or see your doctor. Some women can have irregular bleeding, especially early in the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What would make you start your period a week early if you were on birth control pills?

What would make you start your period a week early if you were on birth control pills?

Usually breakthrough: The most common cause of this would be progestin breakthrough bleeding. The birth control pills can sometimes do such an effective job thinning the lining of the uterus that the lining becomes fragile and unstable and can bleed or shed unpredictably (and during the active pills, not during the placebo pills at the end of each pack.) could also be a cyst, polyp, fibroid or thyroid or other hormon. ...Read more

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Period a week early could mean what?

Period a week early could mean what?

Lots of things: Irregular periods could be due to stress, exercise, diet changes, medications, to name a few possibilities. I would recommend you wait a couple of cycles to see if this is a pattern. If it continues, or if you have pain or other symptoms, see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Help period starting one week early?

Help period starting one week early?

Early Period: Some reasons for early periods include fatigue, anxiety, stress, marked weight loss or gain, significantly poor nutrition or intensive exercise. Or maybe this is breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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Starting period 2 weeks early, normal?

Starting period 2 weeks early, normal?

Bleeding/ period: Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when period is early?

What does it mean when period is early?

Early period: Reasons for an early period can include endometriosis, emergency contraceptives, changes in hormones, polycystic ovarian syndrome, chemotherapy for uterine cancer, perimenopause, eating disorders, intense dieting (especially w high carb diet), marked weight gain, significant over-exercising* anovulatory periods. ...Read more

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Why deos a period sometimes come early?

Why deos a period sometimes come early?

Many causes: There are many many causes for periods to begin early. A lot depends upon your "normal" periods, are they regular or irregular? Many physical and mental factors can affect the timing of menses, including stress, infection, even being in close confinement with a woman on a different cycle. Wait and see if your next period return to your prior "normal". ...Read more

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What does it mean if have period early?

Possible reasons: Reasons for an early period can include endometriosis, emergency contraceptives, changes in hormones, polycystic ovarian syndrome, chemotherapy for uterine cancer, perimenopause, eating disorders, intense dieting (especially w high carb diet), marked weight gain, significant over-exercising* anovulatory periods. ...Read more

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Period one week early, possible causes?

Bleeding/ period: Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. ...Read more

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Period 5 days early what does that mean?

Period 5 days early what does that mean?

Common: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Period a week early and ended after 3 days?

Period a week early and ended after 3 days?

It is Ok: Every woman during her Premenopausal time some times gets some irregularity in her Period unrelated to pregnancy. This can be related to Physical or emotional stress, BCP, Hormonal imbalance. So if you are usually having period after 30 days for 5 days and this time 1 week early and slightly shooter, it will hopefully return back to original schedule. If this pattern continues should talk to PCP ...Read more

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Period 2 weeks early, should I be concerned?

Period 2 weeks early, should I be concerned?

If it becomes a: Pattern have it checked. Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you're period is early?

What does it mean when you're period is early?

Hormonal change: If the period is coming a little early, it often means a hormonal change. Low Progesterone is a common cause, especially at later stages in your reproductive life. ...Read more

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Is it normal for sex to trigger period to start early?

Is it normal for sex to trigger period to start early?

No: This would actually be pretty unusual if it happens consistently, I'd suggest it's for another reason. Good wishes. ...Read more

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What are some causes for starting period two weeks early?

What are some causes for starting period two weeks early?

Depends: Hormonal imbalance, infections, fibroids...Some of the possible causes. ...Read more

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