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Doctor insights on: Girl's First Period

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Is that normal for a girl had their period earlier after her first sex?

Is that normal for a girl had their period earlier after her first sex?

Yes: First of all young girls tend to have irregular periods. Also, sex may stimulate uterine contractions and as a result period may occur a little earlier than would be expected. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Should a teenage girl start birth control when she has her first period?

Should a teenage girl start birth control when she has her first period?

No: There is no reason for a teenager to start birthcontrol for her first period. The main indications for oral contraception at this age would be heavy bleeding, sever menstral pain and possibly for sexual activity( it would be advisable to still use a condom). ...Read more

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Why is my second period late for girls?

Why is my second period late for girls?

Transitions: In the 6m-1yr after first menses, the body is responding to various hormonal changes.They often do not release eggs , so a hormone that sets timing does not form, leaving the estrogen driven buildup to breakdown in menses in irregular patterns.As long as 3 months between cycles can be seen & if delayed, they are often heavy.After egg release normalizes, a pattern forms & periods more predictable. ...Read more

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Ovulation starts first or menstration in a girl life on first time?

Ovulation starts first or menstration in a girl life on first time?

By definition: Menstruation follows ovulation, so ovulation is first. However a girl may have bleeding that is not menstruation (breakthrough) before she ovulates. ...Read more

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Can a girl have sex before her first period?

Can a girl have sex before her first period?

Many do: I find the sexual practices of kids vary greatly. Some will have unprotected intercourse before their first period thinking they cannot get pregnant. However, that is not true.My first delivery as a medical student was a 13 yo who never had a period. Their body is often not ready for the consequences of sex, and they are prone to the same std's as older women. ...Read more

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My gf missed her period after her third month of taking Belara. She is almost a perfect user. We had unprotected sex, but used withdrawal. Pregnancy?

My gf missed her period after her third month of taking Belara. She is almost a perfect user. We had unprotected sex, but used withdrawal. Pregnancy?

Probably not, but...: Can do a pregnancy test. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened). If done sooner, a negative result may be due to testing too early such as less than 2 weeks after conception. ...Read more

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Is a girl fertile 14 days after the day of her first period?

Is a girl fertile 14 days after the day of her first period?

Ovulation: Ovulation usually occurs just shy of half way through a cycle. Sperm left in the vagina on any of the five days before ovulation are the sperm most likely to cause pregnancy. ...Read more

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When should a girl get her first period? What age, on average?

When should a girl get her first period? What age, on average?

Varies: The common range is 11-13 with some earlier and later. Later than 15 occurs on occasion but i would do a workup on that one for delay.It usually happens about 2.5 years after breast buds begin to show. ...Read more

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If a girl didn't see her period before the due day is she pregnant?

If a girl didn't see her period before the due day is she pregnant?

Please Clarify: One has to miss a period before they can test or worry about pregnancy. A period comes on time and as expected. It does not usually come before it is expected. Can you re-ask your question so i can understand better your concerns or question? The most common reason a period is missed is pregnancy. Once a period is missed then pregnancy testing should be valid and accurate. ...Read more

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When does a girl get her first period?

Menarche : When you start ovulating. Usually you noticed breast enlargement, pubic hair prior to beginning of ovulation/periods. ...Read more

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Is my girlfriend pregnant if her period is 12 days late?

Is my girlfriend pregnant if her period is 12 days late?

Probably not: Just because she is late doesn't mean she is pregnant. I would have her do a test and see. It is likely that she didn't ovulate and her body hasn't triggered a cycle yet. ...Read more

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My period is a week late. Pregnancy test was negative. My period is never late. What's going on?

My period is a week late. Pregnancy test was negative. My period is never late. What's going on?

Delay: Your periods occur because of changes in hormones within your system. While a lot of women have a period every month around the same time, there is variation from cycle to cycle. Ie – a period may come on a few days earlier or later and maybe heavier or lighter depending on the endometrium lining. It may come continuously or with intermittent spotting. These are variation of a normal process ...Read more