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What does it mean when your period came early & lasted only for 2 days? I'm still a virgin & it's really unusual.

What does it mean when your period came early & lasted only for 2 days? I'm still a virgin & it's really unusual.

Not to worry: Periods can naturally change up or down 2-3 days and still be normal. An evaluation may be needed if intervals between your period get very short (less than 24 days) or very long (greater than 42 days). Medical conditions may be responsible for this, but not in the case of only 2 days. Do not worry. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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


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What does this mean? In september my period came on the 23rd and it was suppose to come on the 9 through the 14. In october it came on the 16 when it was suppose to come on the 21st. I had unprotected sex 4 times between those times. On oct 23 my started

What does this mean? In september my period came on the 23rd and it was suppose to come on the 9 through the 14. In october it came on the 16 when it was suppose to come on the 21st. I had unprotected sex 4 times between those times. On oct 23 my started

It: It is very important that you be seen medically and that you take a pregnancy test. Your symptoms are very concerning. You also need to have a urine test to be sure you don't have an infection. If you have severe pain, fever, vomiting, or light-headedness then you should be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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Period came a week early this could this mean anything?

Period came a week early this could this mean anything?

Period timing: Generally menstrual interval (days between each bleed) are considered 'normal' if 21-35days. A period that starts a week earlier than usual is usually nothing to be concerned about. Make sure to take a pregnancy test. If it's neg, mark on a calendar which days you bleed and follow your cycle for 2-3 cycles. If it straightens out, then it's a non issue. If not, show your doc the calendar ...Read more

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Period came on light then heavy for one day then light again what does this mean?

Period came on light then heavy for one day then light again what does this mean?

Young Woman: At your age there may still be some normal variability in your menses. On the other hand any irregularties in menses may be related to hormone changes i.e. pregnancy or variations in birth control.. ...Read more

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My period came two day early. What could this mean?

My period came two day early. What could this mean?

Monitor: A period starting two days early is not abnormal at all. Having a lighter or heavier period from time to time is also normal. I would monitor your cycles over the next few months and see what they are like. Birth control is great at regulating menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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My period came three Days Early. What do that mean?

My period came three Days Early. What do that mean?

Early ovulation: If your periods are regular, then they start about 14 days after ovulation. So if your period started early, then it likely just means you ovulated early. If cycles continue to have a pattern of increased frequency it could be a sign of a bigger problem and you should be seen. ...Read more

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My period came two days early. Could this mean anything?

My period came two days early. Could this mean anything?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Period came two days early and my blood is brown what does that mean?

Period came two days early and my blood is brown what does that mean?

Early period: The fact it came 2 days early is nothing i'd worry about. Brown colored blood doesn't have any significance either. It may be that it had clotted before it came out. ...Read more

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My period came for a few hours and then disappeared. What could this mean?

My period came for a few hours and then disappeared. What could this mean?

Depends: Are you saying that your period came for a few hours and then disappeared for another month until your next period? Insufficient Progesterone or estrogen is likely the cause of that. If it hasn't been a month, say, only a few days, then it might be that your period is still to come. Irregularities in our cycles most commonly occur when estrogen and Progesterone are not in the right ratios. ...Read more

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My period came 4 days late and I only bled for two days what does this mean?

My period came 4 days late and I only bled for two days what does this mean?

Nothing: Variations in length of the period or intensity of it can happen based on many different factors. ...Read more

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If my period came on and stayed on for 3hours and went off what does that mean?

If my period came on and stayed on for 3hours and went off what does that mean?

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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My period came early one month. Does that mean it will come early again the next?

My period came early one month. Does that mean it will come early again the next?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are very common. If you normally have regular periods and then suddenly have one that is early or late this usually gets better on its own with cycles returning to normal over the next few months. If you are not wanting to be pregnant you should discuss birth control which will also help with cycle control. ...Read more

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My period came less than two weeks after the last one stopped. What could this mean?

Midcycle: Breakthrough bleeding- quite common. If heavy, you will need a pelvic exam and ultrasound. Consult GYN if this happens again. ...Read more

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My period came 3 days early and only lasted 2 days is that normal? If not, what could it mean?

My period came 3 days early and only lasted 2 days is that normal? If not, what could it mean?

Intermenstrual bleed: It is not uncommon for women with normal menstrual cycles to have an episode of either bleeding between cycles, missed period, shorter or longer period than normal. These episodes are often due to sudden hormonal changes, possibly due to recent illness, stress, weight changes, certain meds, living with other menstruating women, or pregnancy. If they recur or persist then seek medical attention. ...Read more

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My period came on Tuesday and it's been going off and on for the past 5 days what's does that mean?

My period came on Tuesday and it's been going off and on for the past 5 days what's does that mean?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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My period came on the 38th day last month... Does it mean it will come on the 38th day this month too?

My period came on the 38th day last month... Does it mean it will come on the 38th day this month too?

Maybe. Maybe not.: Since our calendar months have no more than 31 days, the "38th" day must mean a 38-day-long menstrual cycle. The length of one cycle predicts the length of the next cycle ONLY if cycles are regular, but not if cycles are irregular. Thus, one would need more information before guessing how long this current cycle might be. ...Read more

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My period came on Monday and I had intercouse an Tuesday it disappeared and it's just light pink what that means?

My period came on Monday and I had intercouse an Tuesday it disappeared and it's just light pink what that means?

Check for pregnancy.: Whenever there is a change in the pattern of your period, and you are not practicing safe sex, pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases need to be ruled out first! Do a pregnancy test. Repeat in 1-2 weeks. Get checked for std's this week, if you have not been a in long-term mutually monogamous relationship, too. Practice safe sex from now on. If the change in your period persists, see doc. ...Read more

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If my period came on the 20 and it was suppose to went of on the 25 but it stay on for 5 extra days what does that mean?

Probably nothing: Periods get irregular all the time. I would get a pregnancy test and if it were negative I would not worry about it too much. If it continued I would follow up with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Period came a week early its brown with a little red in it and its extremely light what does it mean? Like a brown red maroon color I think it is

Period came a week early its brown with a little red in it and its extremely light what does it mean? Like a brown red maroon color I think it is

Unusual period: We cannot make a diagnosis based on the heaviness or color of your period bleeding. If it is unusual and there is any pregnancy concern, go ahead and do a pregnancy test. If negative but you, say, have pregnancy symptoms, repeat in 1-2 weeks. If no pregnancy symptoms, just wait for the next period. Chances are it will be normal. ...Read more

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My period came the first day light and then stopped, after another day it came back for 2 days&stopped for a day and then came back, what does it mean?

My period came the first day light and then stopped, after another day it came back for 2 days&stopped for a day and then came back, what does it mean?

Hard to say: Irregular bleeding is common especially in the peri menopausal times. It probably just means you have a bit of irregular bleeding but you are ok ...Read more

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My period came today and I hadn't had it in a year I'm only 20 so I guess that wasn't normal that it Stopped but now that it's back what does it mean?

My period came today and I hadn't had it in a year I'm only 20 so I guess that wasn't normal that it Stopped but now that it's back what does it mean?

Not ovulating: Your menstrual pattern suggests anovulation (you're not ovulating regularly). There are lots of potential causes: PCOS, thyroid disease, pregnancy. Check a home pregnancy test to be sure. It's not good for your health to go that long without a menses. Later in life that could put you at risk for uterine cancer. Please see your physician for evaluation and birth control pills (BCPs). ...Read more

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If my period started on thursday 31 and continue for seven days, does it means my period came twice in a month since I already had it the begining of january?

If my period started on thursday 31 and continue for seven days, does it means my period came twice in a month since I already had it the begining of january?

Doubtful: Only the moon cycles every 28 days without fail. If your cycle were also 26-28 days and you got a period the beginning of january, 26-28 days later could also be in january. Thus, 2 periods in one calendar month, ut regular cycle. ...Read more

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Period came twice in one month does that means I am pregnant?

Period came twice in one month does that means I am pregnant?

Not necessarily: Irregular menstrual bleeding can have many causes, including pregnancy. Usually pregnancy causes less bleeding and then no periods. The best way to check for that is to do a home pregnancy test. If your periods continue to be irregular, see someone. ...Read more

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My period came yesterday and left yesterday what do that mean am I pregnat?

My period came yesterday and left yesterday what do that mean am I pregnat?

Could be..: The first thing to check with any abnormalities in your period is pregnancy (unless you are taking birth control that can cause abnormal bleeding), especially with just one day of bleeding. Get a pregnancy test and if negative follow up with your gynecologist as necessary. ...Read more

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Period came three days late this month. Does that mean next ovulation will be three days later as well? (28 and TTC third child)

Can't tell: Life isn't that exact. An occasional variation in a cycle's ovulation day, period start day, or period end day, doesn't mean the next cycle will have to follow that exact variation. There could be a different variation in the next cycle. ...Read more

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I have take planb 3 times through out my life & the first 2 times I took it my period came next day this time it never did. Does it mean it didn't work?

I have take planb 3 times through out my life & the first 2 times I took it my period came next day this time it never did. Does it mean it didn't work?

Possibly: No birth control is 100 %, I would suggest you take a pregnancy test now and then two weeks after your regular scheduled period. Please don't use planb as method of birth control. Contraception through an IUD or Implantable device like Nexplanon and condoms for protection from STD are the best method of preventing pregnancy. ...Read more

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Me and my boyfriend had sex and my period came on afterwards what does that means?

Me and my boyfriend had sex and my period came on afterwards what does that means?

Sounds like: Coincidence, and that your period was coming, regardless of when you did other things. You might get an OTC pregnancy test, but usually menstruation means you're not pregnant (NOT always). Some people think sex can speed up the onset of menstruation, but I don't think that's a big deal in this case. If you have medical concerns after sex, see your doctor. ...Read more

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For the last 2 month's my period came on it online stayed on 3 days could that mean I'm pregnant?

For the last 2 month's my period came on it online stayed on 3 days could that mean I'm pregnant?

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. In minutes you will have your answer ...Read more

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Is having 2 periods in a month mean that I am pregnant? My period came back 7 days after my cycle ended

Is having 2 periods in a month mean that I am pregnant? My period came back 7 days after my cycle ended

NO NO: Usually means break through bleeding please see a gyn for an exam, blood work, to make sure u are not preg nad an ultrasound to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex 3weeks ago. Period came 6 days early. Lasted for 2 days with spotting. What does this mean?

Unprotected sex 3weeks ago. Period came 6 days early. Lasted for 2 days with spotting. What does this mean?

Could mean many: Things, must r/o pregnancy, could be hormones are not working correctly, could be other causes, you need to see yoru gyn or a gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My boyfriend pulled out before cuming, later I had a brown discharge, then my period came. What does this mean?

Menses and Discharge: This sounds like a normal experience and one to not worry about. You can see here on healthtap that the brown discharge question is very common and something a lot of women worry about.

As long as the period was on time and of a normal length everything is probably fine. ...Read more

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