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My period s 31 length but was 4days late last month and only lasted 3 days. When im getting my period this month? I suppose to get it today but haven't

My period s 31 length but was 4days late last month and only lasted 3 days. When im getting my period this month? I suppose to get it today but haven't

Variable: We cannot predict the future, and sometimes periods can become irregular and unpredictable. Talk to you doctor. Taking birth control pills is one way to regularize your periods. ...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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Any possible ways to make period start earlier? I'm desperate and will do anything to get it today... Please help

Any possible ways to make period start earlier? I'm desperate and will do anything to get it today... Please help

Why ?: Why are you trying to get your period to start. If there is a pregnancy concern then take a test. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Im 18 and its been 2years that i don't get my period?

Im 18 and its been 2years that i don't get my period?

See your doctor: You have a condition called secondary amenorrhea. This is when someone has started having periods but then stops. It can be caused by lots of different things, but you won't know without further evaluation. ...Read more

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I didn't get my period for december & i'm stressing! no sex?

I  didn't  get my period for december & i'm stressing! no sex?

See doctor: Many possible issues and this is best dealt with by discussion with your health care provider. ...Read more

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I'm 50 years old is it normal to get your period every 15 days.

I'm 50 years old   is it normal to get your period every 15 days.

No: This needs evaluation by a gynecologist. There may be several possible issues including thyroid disease , non-cancerous polyps, precancers of the uterus, issues with medications, liver disease and several other things. ...Read more

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I had 2 period this week! i'm trying get pregnat but can't get period right. What should I do.

I had 2 period this week! i'm trying get pregnat but can't get period right. What should I do.

Menstrual calendar: Keep a menstrual calendar and track your ovulation with an ovulation predictor kit. Some women will get spotting/light bleeding at the time of ovulation. This is normal. If you are having trouble following your cycles, you can use a clearplan fertility monitor and it will track your cycle to see when the best time is for you to get pregnant. ...Read more

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I had my first period at my late 16 and haven't get my second period for a year and 4 month. I'm 18. Is this normal?

I had my first period at my late 16 and haven't get my second period for a year and 4 month.  I'm 18. Is this normal?

Not likely normal: To start you periods at the age of 16, is a bit late. The average age for onset of menses is about 13 to 14, and most teens will have somewhat irregular periods for a while. If you were having even occasional monthly periods, i would not worry. However, since you are not having periods, you should see you doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My last period was in december, the 22nd. I'm a virgin. It's skipped before. What is happening? & i'll get the symptoms but nothing happens.

Lots possible: There are many possible causes for skipped periods. Usually we would test for thyroid disorder & elevations in prolactin hormone. Other causes of skipped include pcos, eating disorders, excessive exercise, medications and others. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more