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Does 17 (soon 18), period (gotten when 16), some breasts, about 5'4/5'5 tall, but quite skinny/small figure (very thin bones) seem abnormal?
No: You sound very normal with regards to you growth and development ...Read more
Should pregnancy tests be able to detect hGc 40 days after sex & 23 days after missed period? Gotten 4 negatives, still no period
Pregnant?: Pregnancy tests are quite sensitive. They can detect pregnancy within a few days of the missed period. Check the expiration date and directions on your test. If the test is has not expired and the control windows responded correctly, you can trust the test. At this time, your missed period is not due to pregnancy. ...Read more
Period have gotten light over he past 5 months only lasting 3 days. Only pink discharge when I wipe.
My period has gotten heavier and longer these past couple of months. Is there anything I can do to control it more?
Still 20's: over years gradually period has gotten more regular but lighter & shorter. Now lasts 2 days and super light! Why?! no meds, never pregnant
Regular?: If your periods come in a predictable pattern every 21-35 days then this is normal. Short light periods are a good thing not a bad thing. ...Read more
I am 43 female, my period has gotten extremely painful in the last six months, I am missing work for 3-4 days during my 7 day cycle, the clotting is?
I take Necon 1/35. been on it for almost a month and a half. My period has gotten very heavy and has been going on for 11 days why? This is scary.
Why is it that my period has gotten worse since I've gotten the mirena (levonorgestrel). Plus, I be confined to the bed when its on.
I have been on the pill for just over a year, my period has gotten lighter, from 5 days to 2 1/2 days. Is this normal?
On my 3rd month of BCP, amount of my period has gotten so little. (I'm getting patches of blood when on the pill) is this normal?
I'm 5 days late for my period but gotten 4 neg urine tests and one neg blood test. When will I ovulate again and when would be best to start ttc again?
Gotten period on the first to the fourth as normal then on the fifteen an today bleeding again is this normal?
Not really, but....: Irregular periods are very common - officially not 'normal' but very common. Stress, weight loss/gain, pregnancy, beginning menopause, and many other factors can lead to irregular periods. If your periods become regular again next month, then it's fine - if you continue to bleed/spot every week or so, you should go see your doctor. ...Read more
Last mnth I shld hav gotten period twice bt onl GT it once in the beginning bt NT the end. June 13th I GT light pink spottin by 14 it was gn. I'm I p?
Am I pregnant?: There is no way to answer your question. The missing information is were you sexual during your fertile days? Have you done a pregnancy test yet? If not, why? If you are two weeks late for your period it is very much past time to get a pregnancy test. ...Read more
First time using BC but was told to wait until I get my period to start. I want to start tomorrow but still haven't gotten period. What will happen?
Usually: Potential se’s w emergency contraception: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more
Had brown discharge yesterday night (It's a bit early for my Period) since yesterday I have not gotten period or anymore discharge.
I took nuvaring out 13 days ago and haven't gotten period and it's not normal but have a lot of pregnancy symptoms, can I be pregnant?
Yes: The NuvaRing hormones have already cleared your system in the 13 days so depending on where you are in your cycle, you could be pregnant. Buy a pregnancy kit and test yourself, but know that it may be to soon for a urine pregnancy test to come back positive. A blood test will be able to tell you if you are pregnant, even in the early weeks. ...Read more
Haven't gotten period for 4 months. This happens a lot but I'm not pregnant it comes and then disappears sometimes. Why? Could sex had done this??
Age: You are 16 and your hormones are not yet fully developed, nor have they reached their proper levels. If you are having sexual intercourse, it is time to see your GYN for a female exam and get on BC pills. In the meantime use condoms and spermicidal foam or jelly. Always protect yourself and get tested for pregnancy and infection. ...Read more
Took Plan B, had clear discharge 2 weeks after lasted a week and experienced dark brown discharge 4 days, supposed to have gotten period 3 days ago.
Could be: Many antibiotics can decrease the effect of birth control pills. If you are sexually active and your period is late, it is time to see your doctor for a pregnancy test. ...Read more
Just stopped birth control. Had protected sex once since then, haven't gotten period (2 days late). Is this normal after stopping the pill?
Yes: When a woman stops birth control pills it is common for the first period to come in 4-6 weeks, so for your period to be 2 days late so far is not a problem. ...Read more
My Girlfriend has been getting white creamy discharge. For past 3 days or so...hasn't gotten period in 1 month and 2 weeks. Is she pregnant for sure?
Possibly pregnant and having spotting (2 teardrops worth) day of expected period today havnt gotten heavy at all & no cramps with high 98.8 temp?
Stop taking birth control on march 26 2017 got my last period march 30 to april 3 did a preg test apr 26 negative but have not gotten period y? help
A week late from my period. Doctor recommended norethisterone, took it for 3 days and stopped taking two days back, still haven't gotten period, why?
Had unprotected sex while I was fertile on 4/20. Took plan b 3 hours later. Within a week I was spotting. Still haven't gotten period. Should I worry?
Taking orth tricyclen lo since july w/ no issue but the last 2 months I haven’t gotten a period. I have gotten cramping but no bleeding at all there i?
Anovulation: It sounds as if you've experienced an anovulatory cycle. These are cycles in which the ovary failes to release the egg. This disrupts normal hormonal levels. ...Read more