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Im Having My Period Again Was Just Off 2 Weeks Ago Is That Normal
Possibly: You may be experiencing breakthru bleeding or mid cycle, which does sometimes happen though not always present in every woman. If you are sexually active, don't assume if you have bleeding that its your period and you're not pregnant. Check a pregnancy test. If this persists you may have some other causes that your gyn can evaluate in the office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Had the contraceptive injection a month ago, and I haven't come on my period this month and I was due two weeks ago, is that normal?
Depoprovera: Depoprovera is a highly effective birth control method that is easy to use as it requires one shot per 3 months. It contains Progesterone only so it does not affect breast milk. It is an appetite stimulant so some users will feel hungry and overeat leading to weight gain. Most will have no periods but some will experience breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more
I'm on the birth control pill and I had my period a week ago but I started another period two days ago. Is that normal?
OCP: Is this your first pill pack? Did you miss or take any pills later than normal? If so, indeed this could be normal. ...Read more
It depends...: First of all if you are sexually active any new abnormality in your regular period should be tested for pregnancy. Other possibilities: infection, anovulatory period( you didn't ovulate during that cycle), stress, or if you are taking birth control hormones. If it keeps happening I would suggest to get checked and tested for other problems which could also include hormonal imbalances ...Read more
I got my period two weeks early and im a virgin is that normal? I have had my period for almost 6 years now
Likely yes: Unfortunately, a history of regular periods does not mean all of your periods will be right on time. Occasional break through bleeding or mid cycle bleeding can occur. If it just happens occasionally, it doesn't need to be treated unless it bothers you; then a bc pill may be in order. ...Read more
My period normally last for five days but for my last period on the day it was to finish it just became heavier than normal. Adding two extra days?
It happens sometimes: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, a longer or shorter period, or even a missed period. Having one or two of these symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean there is a medical problem, but a visit to one’s primary care or Ob-Gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more