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I'm 16 and I have been having a light period every two weeks why ? I usually have a normal period every month .

I'm 16 and I have been having a light period every two weeks why ? I usually have a normal period every month .

Breakthrough: You are having breakthrough bleeding. In order for uterine lining to be 'stable' your Progesterone and estrogen (2 female hormones) have to be in correct relationship to each other. Maybe there is a slight hormone imbalance. Other reasons could by thyroid, or weight (thin/heavy). If bothers you, can consider birth control to regulate periods. See a gynecologist or fp to discuss if concerned. ...Read more

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I am on Nuvaring, and I use a new one consecutively every 3 weeks, I've been on it abt 2 yrs now but I have a light period every 2 weeks, why?

 I am on Nuvaring, and I use a new one consecutively every 3 weeks, I've been on it abt 2 yrs now but I have a light period every 2 weeks, why?

Breakthrough bleed: continuously being exposed to contraceptive hormones is perfectly safe, however can be associated with some breakthrough bleeding or spotting that can sometimes be hard to predict. Try going through a ring free week just one in order to reset the lining of your uterus. Expected during that week you will get a withdrawal bleed. ...Read more

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22y.O. On jadelle for 2.5 years no periods. Recently started doxycycline for skin now light period every 2 weeks. No other changes. Is this ok?

22y.O. On jadelle for 2.5 years no periods. Recently started doxycycline for skin now light period every 2 weeks. No other changes. Is this ok?

Yes: Jadelle is a long term implant with Progesterone so irregular periods is common. Having no periods for several years then getting them is not unusual. It could be that taking Doxycycline changed the level of the hormone just enough to allow periods to come. You are still protected. ...Read more

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If I only get a light period once every 2 months is that okay?

If I only get a light period once every 2 months is that okay?

Need more info: We need to know your age. Weight, exercise status, medications. ...Read more