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Started period 2 weeks early, very heavy and getting really painful cramps to the point where I can't sit in certain positions because it's too painful?

Started period 2 weeks early, very heavy and getting really painful cramps to the point where I can't sit in certain positions because it's too painful?

See your Doc!: Severe pain and bleeding is an ectopic pregnancy until proven otherwise. The best way to make sure is to get a blood pregnancy test. It can also be an infection. Its possible its just a bad period but if this hasn't happened to you before, I'd probably get checked out. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I got my period 2 weeks early with heavy bleeding with clots, really bad pain also. Can I be pregnant?

I got my period 2 weeks early with heavy bleeding with clots, really bad pain also. Can I be pregnant?

If you have had your: Period -then it isn't likely that you are pregnant. However, whenever in doubt take a pregnancy test. Take care. ...Read more

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My period came two weeks early, heavier than usual, with a fair amount of small clots. I'm on no contraceptive; what could be the cause?

My period came two weeks early, heavier than usual, with a fair amount of small clots. I'm on no contraceptive; what could be the cause?

Early "period": Depending on how regular your cycles have been, heavy bleeding earlier than expected can be secondary to early miscarriage, "fibroid (benign) tumors" and potentially pregnancy outside the uterus (ectopic). Obtain a serum (quantitative) HCG test and if positive see your healthcare provider immediately. If negative, schedule an exam with your provider for an ultrasound exam and other testing. ...Read more

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Period almost 2 weeks early, very heavy, severe cramps/back pain, pain in upper stomach, too. Diagnosed with ovarian cyst two weeks ago. Miscarriage?

Period almost 2 weeks early, very heavy, severe cramps/back pain, pain in upper stomach, too. Diagnosed with ovarian cyst two weeks ago. Miscarriage?

Pregnancy test: If this bleeding was due to a miscarriage then your urine pregnancy test will be positive. Simply take one and then you will know. You can then schedule a visit to discuss irregular periods. ...Read more

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My period is two weeks early and very heavy with blood clots, what is this? I also have really bad stomach pains

My period is two weeks early and very heavy with blood clots, what is this? I also have really bad stomach pains

You need evaluation!: Abnormal uterine bleeding can have many causes including pregnancy, miscarriage and tubal pregnancy. Ovarian cysts, cancer and fibroids can also cause these symptoms. It is important for you to see a physician for examination and ultrasound ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex a week ago. I just got my period 2 weeks early. It is very heavy. Could this be implantation bleeding?

I had unprotected sex a week ago. I just got my period 2 weeks early. It is very heavy. Could this be implantation bleeding?

No: Implantation bleeding is generally very light. It's more likely that the bleeding is related to hormonal changes. If it doesn't take care of itself, better see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've started my period about 2 weeks early and it's really heavy. This has never happened and my period is never this bad. And pains I don't normaly gt?

I've started my period about 2 weeks early and it's really heavy. This has never happened and my period is never this bad. And pains I don't normaly gt?

Period: You many be experiencing an imbalance of your hormones or a fibroid. Heavy bleeding may also cause anemia. See your doctor for an assessment and management. For any unusual bleeding a pregnant test and an US may be advised. You doctor will want to stop the bleeding and check other blood work. All the best. ...Read more

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I had my period two weeks early last month, and have gained a lot of weight. Is there any correlation between the two?

I had my period two weeks early last month, and have gained a lot of weight. Is there any correlation between the two?

Possibly: Weight changes can affect your hormone levels which could effect your cycles, and you may also be more susceptible because you are young. The effect may be direct since fat cells produce estrogen, or a less direct effect in the brain via stress in the control center that regulates hormone levels. ...Read more

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I got my period a week early it was dark and heavy. It only lasted for about two days. What could that mean?

I got my period a week early it was dark and heavy. It only lasted for about two days. What could that mean?

Irreg period: 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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What does it mean when bleeding three days early before period starts first two days heavy then three days later spotting?

What does it mean when bleeding three days early before period starts first two days heavy then three days later spotting?

Normal variation: It is normal for a woman's cycle to vary a couple days each month. The bleeding amount changes from day to day. If you start having very heavy bleeding where you saturate a whole pad in under an hour you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Started my period early bleed heavy for two days now it's light and a brown color?

Started my period early bleed heavy for two days now it's light and a brown color?

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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I fell down a flight of stairs onto a concrete floor. Two days later my period showed up early and extreamly heavy and painfully. What happened?

I fell down a flight of stairs onto a concrete floor. Two days later my period showed up early and extreamly heavy and painfully. What happened?

May not be related: I hope you have seen a physician. Any chance you are pregnant? How early did it show up? A day, week? Hard to answer with the limited information. ...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.
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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?

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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I had sex about two weeks ago and now my "period" is light, a week early, and short. My periods are usually heavy and last 7 days. What is happening?

I had sex about two weeks ago and now my "period" is light, a week early, and short. My periods are usually heavy and last 7 days. What is happening?

Irregluar period: Most likely if you are having a period, even if it is lighter, earlier and shorter, you are not pregnant. This could be due to hormonal fluctuation, stress, or other factors. ...Read more

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If your period comes three days early before its time and the first two days you bleed heavy then spot for four days after, is that a sign of pregnant?

If your period comes three days early before its time and the first two days you bleed heavy then spot for four days after, is that a sign of pregnant?

Probably not: Heavy early bleeding is not usually a sign of pregnancy. However, in rare cases implantation bleeding can fool you. If this is a big change from your normal period, do a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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My menstrual cycle came 2 weeks early. I ended my period 2 weeks ago at the end of january, two weeks later it started again. It lasted four days. The first two days were light. Then it got really heavy and went back to normal and ended. I'm still bloated

My menstrual cycle came 2 weeks early. I ended my period 2 weeks ago at the end of january, two weeks later it started again. It lasted four days. The first two days were light. Then it got really heavy and went back to normal and ended. I'm still bloated

It: It may be that your hormones are off balance, which can happen from conditions such as stress or weight changes (weight too high or too low). If there is any chance that you are pregnant please take a test (some pregnancies can cause spotting or bleeding).

If you have pain, soaking more than a pad an hour, light-headedness, fainting or vomiting then you would have to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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I have some symptoms of pregnancy but my period has come two weeks early. Its not very heavy and not always fresh blood. What could be going on?

Well, it sounds: Like you ovulated irregularly, not uncommon but can lead to an irregular bleeding episode that may resolve or may need contraceptive pill. If there is any question of a pregnancy I would do pregnancy test to make sure that's not it, sounds low probability for now but a matter of time with unprotected intercourse. Gd luc. ...Read more

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3rd week on the pill lots of spotting and two days ago I started my period and it was super heavy I am still on my active pills, started early normal?

3rd week on the pill lots of spotting and two days ago I started my period and it was super heavy I am still on my active pills, started early normal?

It depends.: Breakthrough bleeding and spotting are common in the first few cycles after starting The Pill and isn't alarming. But, if you have been on The Pill a while and, out of the blue, started having breakthrough bleeding and spotting, then you need to make an appointment with your prescribing doctor to reevaluate the situation. However, in the meanwhile, continue taking it as prescribed. ...Read more

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My period came 2 days early and was spotting those two days then it got really heavy and lasted 6 days and had severe nausea for 3 days?

My period came 2 days early and was spotting those two days then it got really heavy and lasted 6 days and had severe nausea for 3 days?

Period change: Could be variation, sometimes w/ stress can vary. Could have been miscarriage. Would need ultrasound as once you miscarry HCG goes down, but may consider HCG anyway. Also check thyroid as thyroid dysfunction can cause period abnormalities. May also be fibroids. F/u /w/ doc ...Read more