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What does it mean when you have two periods a month? I just finished my first period and now im on another and between the two wasnt even a day of no bleeding.

What does it mean when you have two periods a month? I just finished my first period and now im on another and between the two wasnt even a day of no bleeding.

Unless : Unless you are bleeding profusely, have a fever or are in severe pain, a trip to the emergency room is not necessarily needed. You should give your ob/gyne doctor a call as soon as possible for an evaluation. If you are pre-menopausal, there are many causes for vaginal bleeding not related to your period such as: - iud or Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) use - stopping or starting birth control pills containing estrogen - stress - hormone problems such as with the thyroid - injury/trauma of the vagina from intercourse or a sexually transmitted disease - uterine fibroids or polyps - cervical injury, infection or rarely, cancer - pregnancy (implantation bleeding) if you are concerned about your bleeding, give your doctor a call. ...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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What does it mean to have two periods in one month?

What does it mean to have two periods in one month?

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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What could it mean if i've had two periods in one month?

What could it mean if i've had two periods in one month?

It would be likely: That one of the episodes of bleeding was break through bleeding due to imbalance of Progesterone and estrogen. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have two periods in one month?

Irregular ovulation: Generally it means the normal cycle, which depends on a complex change ih hormones due to ovulation did not occur. This is common and if recurrent known as pcos. Many treatments exist if u have the problem, an ovulation predictor kit will tell u if u r ovulating. ...Read more

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What can it mean when you have two periods within one month?

What can it mean when you have two periods within one month?

Depends on frequency: Average menstrual cycle interval is about 28 days. Once in a while, a woman may experience two periods in a month and still be reasonably normal if they occurred at the beginning and the end of the month. However, having periods more often than every 21 days is not normal and deserves evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have two periods in the same month?

What does it mean when you have two periods in the same month?

It depends.: Occasional cycle abnormalities are not concerning, but if the pattern persists you may want to visit with your obgyn. This can sometimes be due to anatomical abnormalities like a polyp, a fibroid or a cyst. An ultrasound may be helpful in determining what the problem is. Also, some hormonal abnormalities may lead to abnormal bleeding. Occasionally it may be related to pre-cancer or cancer. ...Read more

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What it means to have to have two periods in one month why is that?

What it means to have to have two periods in one month why is that?

Normal periods: The normal menstrual cycle is between 21 - 34 days. Therefore if the last menstrual period is during the 1st part of the month, then it would be normal to expect a second period toward the end of the month. This is normal. Always count from the beginning of the 1st period to the beginning of the next period. If the number of days is between 21 and 34 then you are normal . ...Read more

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I have had two periods this month the second period started just 18 days after the first what does this mean ?

I have had two periods this month the second period started just 18 days after the first what does this mean ?

Not ovulating: You are likely not ovulating regularly. Not releasing an egg each month can make your periods irregular. Although this is the most common cause, see your doctor and have your thyroid checked; this can also make your periods irregular. If it happened just this one month, your periods will likely return to normal. ...Read more

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I had two periods last month and I have yet to get one this month, what does that mean? I took a test two days ago it was negative.

I had two periods last month and I have yet to get one this month, what does that mean? I took a test two days ago it was negative.

Common complaint: 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