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My period was five days early, then i bleed light watery like blood two days after the period stops. Is there any explanation for this?

My period was five days early, then i bleed light watery like blood two days after the period stops. Is there any explanation for this?

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 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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Can an endometrioma result in an early period? I have one and my period was five days early which has never happened. I am not pregnant.

Can an endometrioma result in an early period? I have one and my period was five days early which has never happened. I am not pregnant.

Not typically: Endometriosis does not typical change to timing of the menstrual cycle. It can certainly make them more painful. Surgical and medical options are available for endometriosis. See an Obgyn to discuss the options. ...Read more

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Last month my period was 5 days early and lasted for 14 days. What may be the cause?

Last month my period was 5 days early and lasted for 14 days. What may be the cause?

See below: 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. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx ...Read more

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My period was 5 days early. Then it went off in 4 days. What could be going on with me?

My period was 5 days early. Then it went off in 4 days. What could be going on with me?

No worries: There are a number of reasons why your period could have lasted shorter and come a few days early - this is usually due to hormonal changes, however. This could be from a change in your usual activities/schedule, stress or emotional levels. This is likely a fluke. But if your period persists irregularly, then consider discussing with your doctor (sometimes thyroid or PCOS). Best wishes. ...Read more

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My period went off a week ago now it's back on. 2 days ago i got into the jacuzzi it's happened before and my period was 5 days early is there a link?

My period went off a week ago now it's back on. 2 days ago i got into the jacuzzi it's happened before and my period was 5 days early is there a link?

Menorrhagia: Very common disorder of your age group. You need ultrasound of uterus ovaries and evalv by gynaecologist, possible to get started on ocps to regularize your periods. Jacuzzi bath is just incidental.No casual relationship. ...Read more

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Hi my period was 5 days early Which is not like me As Im always on time.it only lasted 3 days It Was light the first day and heavy on day 2 and 3. Me and my Partner have been trying for a baby since feb 2015 and i came off the contriceptive pill in Jan 20

Hi my period was 5 days early Which is not like me As Im always on time.it only lasted 3 days It Was light the first day and heavy on day 2 and 3. Me and my Partner have been trying for a baby since feb 2015 and i came off the contriceptive pill in Jan 20

Change is common: It is common for the interval of a period to change over time. It is normal for a period to come every 25-35 days or so. It may be your natural cycle is different now than before you were on the pill. Sometimes an early pregnancy can cause a light period, but with two heavy days, that seems more unlikely. It is common to take 6-12 months after coming off the pill to conceive. ...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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