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Is It Normal To Get Your Period Twice A Month
Not necessarily: It is not usual to have two periods a month but it can sometimes happen. This can occur due to stress, hormonal fluctuations or thyroid disorders. Sometimes it just happens and is no cause for concern. If you may be pregnant check a pregnancy test. If it does not straighten out in the next few months, see a doctor. ...Read more
Not uncommon: Irregular cycles are very common and if this is sporadic it probably nothing to be concerned about. If this happens often it is worth a check to see the cause. ...Read more
Yes: This happens all the time. Sometimes it's due to changes in hormones, estrogen and Progesterone and in their ratio to one another. Other times it can be due to weight gain/loss. Thyroid difficulties. If you don't have a period for > 3 months, it's time to see a gynecologist. Also, birth control pills can help to regulate cycle if that's something you're interested in. ...Read more
Depends: Normal periods come every 21-35 days. You ovaries do not follow a calendar. They do not know what day, week or month it is. Periods do not come once per month. They come every 21-35 days. Any relationship to an actual calendar is purely coincidental. If your periods come every 24 days for example then sometimes you will have them twice a month. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Missed ovulation: OK: An occasional missed ovulation is ok, provided it is not recurrent. If you are over 35 years old, you should probably have a pelvic examination, pap smear and endometrial biopsy to confirm that no malignant process in underway (unlikely, but better safe than sorry). ...Read more
Depoprovera effect: Depoprovera is one of the most effective forms of birth control as long as you get the shot every 3 months as directed. Irregular or absent periods are an expected side effect. Failure rates are 1-3%. It works after about 7 days. Bleeding patterns vary widely from person to person. Many have no bleeding at all. Some will. Either is ok. ...Read more
Depends...: Menstrual cycles are subject to stress, age, medication effects, pregnancy(obviously), and so on. Twice in one month is most likely stress related; once per year may be ok if you are perimenopausal...However if not then you should go visit with your primary care physician for an evaluation; of even your ob/gyn if that applies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: It isnt normal and therefore you should see you doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Probably, but...: Breast tenderness after your period signals you are producing the hormone estrogen. If there is excessive breast tenderness before, during and after your period then you might be producing too little Progesterone or too much estrogen. Since you are obviuosly concerned, and since this pain is not typical for you, your best advice would be to schedule a visit with your gynecologist soon. ...Read more
NO: It is not normal , to have periods every 15 days , need to see the gyn doctor to find the cause and treat. ...Read more
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