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Is it normal to have your period twice in one month, once a year?

Is it normal to have your period twice in one month, once a year?

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 more

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Is it normal to have your period twice in one month? I finished last weekend then it started again 2 days ago!

Not normal: A number of things can cause periods to come abnormally close together. If you are taking birth control pills, it may be "breakthrough bleeding" - a common side effect. If not, you may have some hormonal abnormalities. Sounds like it's time to see your gynecologist for some tests. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get your period twice in one month but on the 25th day? Suffer from intense cramps and heavy bleeding.

Is it normal to get your period twice in one month but on the 25th day?  Suffer from intense cramps and heavy bleeding.

Period timing: Normal cycle length can vary from woman to woman and from month to month for each woman. A 25 day cycle is in the normal range. But if you're suffering from intense cramps and heavy bleeding, it's a good idea to get an evaluation for treatable causes. Heavy crampy periods are a fairly easy problem for us to solve. There are ALOT of treatment options for you so do seek help. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have your period basically for a while month with only one or two days here and there not having it after stopping the pill?

Is it normal to have your period basically for a while month with only one or two days here and there not having it after stopping the pill?

Yes: Your period can be very irregular after stopping the pill. It can take 3-4 months to get back to a normal pattern. If you are not regular by that time see your doctor for exam and blood testing. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have your period three times in one month if it goes from spotting to heavy bleeding and just keeps going back in forth?

Is it normal to have your period three times in one month if it goes from spotting to heavy  bleeding and just keeps going back in forth?

No: This isn't normal. You should run a home pregnancy test if that's a possibility and schedule an appointment for evaluation. There could be an infection or other cause of the abnormal bleeding that needs to be treated. ...Read more

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If you had a longer than normal period one month, could that affect your period the next month, like having a lighter period?

If you had a longer than normal period one month, could that affect your period the next month, like having a lighter period?

At age 19: variation in menstrual flow are NORMAL ...BUT the actual flow one month has NO EFFECT on the following months! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Is it normal to have cramps days or a week before your period one month and for cramps to starts 1 or 2 days before your period in another?

Is it normal to have cramps days or a week before your period one month and for cramps to starts 1 or 2 days before your period in another?

Could be: Cramps vary from person to person so there is not a really a "normal" pattern to cramps. Some have them some don't. You could schedule a visit to discuss options for cycle control and methods to reduce cramping an painful periods ...Read more

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Do you get your period on the apri birth control shot? I was on Depo-Provera (only got one shot) and bled constantly for 3 months, will i get a normal period?

Do you get your period on the apri birth control shot? I was on Depo-Provera (only got one shot) and bled constantly for 3 months, will i get a normal period?

Apri is not a shot: Apri is a brand of oral birth control pills; it is not a shot. If you take the 21 daily active pills, which contain the hormones estrogen ; progestin, you should typically get your period during the 7 "placebo pill" days. It may take several months for your body to adjust to the pills, and your period may be lighter compared to your period on no hormonal contraception. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have your period expected then a week & a half later have another one but lighter & starts & stops & goes from red to brown been 7 day?

Is it normal to have your period expected then a week & a half later have another one but lighter & starts & stops & goes from red to brown been 7 day?

Irregular periods: 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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Is it normal to have a bloody discharge one week after your period?

Is it normal to have a bloody discharge one week after your period?

Probably : Bleeding after your period would not be a surprise. It just means more blood needed to come out. It is common to have an abnormal period from time to time. If it continues for several cycles see your doctor to discuss options for cycle regulation. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your period to be light one day, and heavy the next, and continue like that the rest of the that cycle?

Is it normal for your period to be light one day, and heavy the next, and continue like that the rest of the that cycle?

Menstrual flow: Typical menses lasts 3-7 days.. The flow can vary from light some days to heavy others. Check your hemoglobin to insure that you are not too anemic from the heavy flow days. Normal hemoglobin should be at least 12, if it is not, iron supplementation will be necessary ...Read more