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My period came five days early and I had unprotected sex the first day. Can I still get pregnant?

My period came five days early and I had unprotected sex the first day. Can I still get pregnant?

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 5 days early, could I be pregnant?

My period came 5 days early, could I be pregnant?

Pregnancy: If your period came early, you need to check 1. Pregnancy test 2. Whether flow was normal, heavier than usual or lighter 3. Have you lost or gained significant weight

Best to go to your doctor and have him/her examine you to be sure it wasn't a miscarriage ...Read more

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My period came 5 days early, it is now the fifth day of bleeding and still unusually heavy. Why?

My period came 5 days early, it is now the fifth day of bleeding and still unusually heavy. Why?

You tell us: Do you have an infection? A miscarriage? Cancer? Trauma to the vagina, cervix or uterus? ...Read more

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I spotted very light twice this month & today I experienced dark black blood. Is that normal? My period came 5 days early...& it's usually on time.

I spotted very light twice this month & today I experienced dark black blood. Is that normal? My period came 5 days early...& it's usually on time.

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 5 days early? With brownish for 2 and very light for another 2. It ended the same day it started. Also how many days after for ovulation

My period came 5 days early? With brownish for 2 and very light for another 2. It ended the same day it started. Also how many days after for ovulation

Seek evaluation: Anytime your cycle isn't normal you should have further evaluation. There is always a possibility if an abnormal pregnancy like a tubal which can be life threatening. ...Read more

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My period came 5 days early lasted 3 days instead of 5, day one heavy and day two and three light (brownish) when normally it's light then heavy then light, now six days on I'm experiencing cramps like my period is going to come again?

My period came 5 days early lasted 3 days instead of 5, day one heavy and day two and three light (brownish) when normally it's light then heavy then light, now six days on I'm experiencing cramps like my period is going to come again?

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
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My period came 5 days early with a regular heavier flow at the beginning which is now lessening as it normally does however, it's been dark brown the whole time. I've only seen very little dark brown blood towards the end in the past. I do not use any b

My period came 5 days early with a regular heavier flow at the beginning which is now lessening as it normally does however, it's been dark brown the whole time. I've only seen very little dark brown blood towards the end in the past. I do not use any b

Pregnant?: You will need to see your doctor to figure out what is going on. The first thing to do is to rule out pregnancy based on your symptoms. There are many possibilitilies as to what is going on. ...Read more

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My period came 5 days early lasted 3 days instead of 5, day one heavy and day two and three light (brownish). Now have cramps but no bleeding?

My period came 5 days early lasted 3 days instead of 5, day one heavy and day two and three light (brownish). Now have cramps but no bleeding?

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, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Trying to have a baby, recently had sex during my ovulation time and now my period came 5 days early. Is there a problem???

Trying to have a baby, recently had sex during my ovulation time and now my period came 5 days early. Is there a problem???

No: menstrual periods vary month to month which is normal. In other words, periods have a range of days in a cycle as well as intervals between cycles. ...Read more

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My period came 5 days early and has lasted 10 days now. No cramps and light flow, almost spotting throughout. What can this be?

My period came 5 days early and has lasted 10 days now. No cramps and light flow, almost spotting throughout. What can this be?

It's possible: You did not ovulate this cycle and that is the cause of the irregular bleeding. Wait a couple of months and if it does not straighten out (unless you could be misscarrying) then see a doc for help. ...Read more

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My period came 5 days early and this is the second day with lots of clots I am regular 28 day cycle. Ttc 11 months. Currently 10dpo.

My period came 5 days early and this is the second day with lots of clots I am regular 28 day cycle. Ttc 11 months. Currently 10dpo.

See a doctor: There are several conditions which can cause severe vaginal clotting. In some populations the greatest cause is uterine fibroids. It is important to see a doctor ASAP. Not an emergency but many women wait years before seeking help. ...Read more

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We are TTC #2 and wondering why my period came 5 days early? I am 23, last period may 12-19 ovulation kit came out + may 27 expected period June 13

We are TTC #2 and wondering why my period came 5 days early? I am 23, last period may 12-19 ovulation kit came out + may 27 expected period June 13

TTC: Many times when TTC the stress of the whole thing causes changes. Relax. Continue what you are doing. Use the ovulation kits. Time IC appropriately and have fun with it. The fact you have one child lets you know everything works as it should. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had sex and after I started brown blood only when I wipe my period came 5 days early and only lasted for 3 had sex after and began to bleed light?

I had sex and after I started brown blood only when I wipe my period came 5 days early and only lasted for 3 had sex after and began to bleed light?

See a doctor: It sounds like you have bleeding after sex. You should see a doctor to make sure you do not have a polyp or a cervical dysplasia caused by HPV or wart. Good luck ...Read more

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Been having unprotected sex using pull out method. My period came 5 days early, spotting no cramps could I be preg?

Been having unprotected sex using pull out method. My period came 5 days early, spotting no cramps could I be preg?

Possibly: Anyone having unprotected sex is at risk for pregnancy. Run a pregnancy test within the next week. See your doctor if positive. All the best. And talk to your doctor about birth control and protection against infection. ...Read more

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Last month my period came 5 days early now it's a week late. I'm experiencing mild c cramping and light pink discharge. Pregnant or period?

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 5 days Early. A Month Ago I Had Sex Protected And I'm Scared I'm Pregnant I Have No Symptoms Only Frequent Urination And Hunger?

My Period Came 5 days Early. A Month Ago I Had Sex Protected And I'm Scared I'm Pregnant I Have No Symptoms Only Frequent Urination And Hunger?

Diabetic?: With symptoms of frequent hunger and urination please get checked by your doctor urgently or go to urgent care or ER to make sure you don't have juvenile onset diabetes. ...Read more

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My period came 5 days early, started off brown spotting and then the next day it was pink and then hours later passing golf ball sized blood clots?

My period came 5 days early, started off brown spotting and then the next day it was pink and then hours later passing golf ball sized blood clots?

Unclear question: Passing clots is generally an indication of excessive blood loss. If you pass clots regularly, you should take oral iron and multivitamin supplement to prevent anemia. It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor at the next visit. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

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


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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