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What does it mean when your period starts lightly then stops completely after 24 hours?

What does it mean when your period starts lightly then stops completely after 24 hours?

Spotting: If your periods were regular before then suddenly turns to spotting this is not considered a normal period. It could mean that you may have a slight shedding of the lining of your uterus either from a hormonal imbalance, a polyp and occasionally something more serious. If it becomes a pattern I would recommend having it checked. You may need blood tests and an ultrasound. Check for pregnancy. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you start your period and then you stop bleeding a couple hours later? And can you get pregnant if the guy doesn't ejaculate?

What does it mean when you start your period and then you stop bleeding a couple hours later? And can you get pregnant if the guy doesn't ejaculate?

Breakthrough: Bleeding may be due to hormonal fluctuations, thyroid issues, stress, tension, anxiety, metabolic or medical illnesses etc. You can get pregnant form just the sexual secretions (pre-cum) from an unprotected erect penis entering your vagina: cover up and always use condoms PLUS spermicidal foam or jelly. Pull out= pregnancy. Have a nice day! ...Read more

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What does it mean when your period starts then stops the same day?

What does it mean when your period starts then stops the same day?

Bleeding: It may not be your period. It could be breakthrough bleeding and it could also be implantation bleeding for a new pregnancy. Not all bleeding is your period. It could also be cervical bleeding after sex. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your period starts and stop again and then start again? (im irregular)

What does it mean when your period starts and stop again and then start again? (im irregular)

Normal.: Irregularities in period are very common in your age group. They generally signify nothing. If cycles become problematic for you or you have other sexual issues or concerns see your doc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your period starts bright red then mid week its brown then stops for half day and some nights then starts bright red again?

What does it mean when your period starts bright red then mid week its brown then stops for half day and some nights then starts bright red again?

It happens sometimes: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, a longer or shorter period, or even a missed period. Having one or two of these symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean there is a medical problem, but a visit to one’s primary care or Ob-Gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your period stops and starts again?

What does it mean when your period stops and starts again?

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 does it mean when your period doesn't stop for weeks on end?

What does it mean when your period doesn't stop for weeks on end?

Hormonal causes: Tis sounds like an hormonal inbalance, such as pcos or other reason such as thyroid or other reasons, . See your dr. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your period is very lightest pinkish comes for a day then stops the next? Then comes back

What does it mean when your period is very lightest pinkish comes for a day then stops the next? Then comes back

Irregular bleeding: The endometrial lining may not shed all at once and the delay in sheeding can produce irregular bleeding. If it persists, see your Ob-Gyn for medications to regulate your periods if needed. Best Wishes
Dr M ...Read more

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What does it mean when your period stop already and 2 days later you spot a little after u take a shower this has happened too times now this week?

What does it mean when your period stop already and 2 days later you spot a little after u take a shower this has happened too times now this week?

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 does it mean when your period looks likes its coming down but then stops. Mind u I haven't had sex this month?

What does it mean when your period looks likes its coming down but then stops. Mind u I haven't had sex this month?

Anovulation: It sounds as ifyou may have suffered an anovulatory period; one in which your ovary failed to release an egg. This temporarily disrupts your hormones and causes your cycles to become irregular. If the irregularity persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean you start your period for a few minutes and then it stops?

What does it mean you start your period for a few minutes and then it stops?

Normal: The blood does not all come out of the uterus immediately. The flow will wax and wane normally during the cycle. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your period suppose to come on you start seeing blood and it stop?

What does it mean if your period suppose to come on you start seeing blood and it stop?

Change in period.: If you're sexually active, then any change in your period could indicate pregnancy, so the first step would be to perform a home urine pregnancy test, with the first morning urine. If you're not sexually active, then wait to see how your period is next month and visit Gynecologist is still not as you would expect it to be. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you start your period and then stop?

What does it mean if you start your period and then stop?

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 do it mean when you start your period then stop the same day?

What do it mean when you start your period then stop the same day?

Wait: Sometimes ther can be variation in the length of your cycles. It may restart or you just may have a short cycle. ...Read more

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What does it mean to get your period for three days then it stops?

What does it mean to get your period for three days then it stops?

Menstrual cycle: Periods can be variable especially early on in your reproductive life. "normal" flow can be from a few days to a week. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you start your period then it stops after. ..?

What does it mean when you start your period then it stops after. ..?

Stopping is normal: It is generally normal that after you start your period, that it will stop. Perhaps you could clarify the question? ...Read more

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What does it mean when u have your period for one week, it stops for a week, and then starts again?

What does it mean when u have your period for one week, it stops for a week, and then starts again?

Intermenstrual bleed: This form of bleeding is considered abnormal. See your gynecologist to assess if you have any endometrial anomalies like polyps, pre cancerous lesions in the uterine lining etc to cause such symptoms.
Dont wait. Get checked as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Does it mean anything if your period stops 2-3 days before it suppose to if usually it lasts 5-7 days?

Does it mean anything if your period stops 2-3 days before it suppose to if usually it lasts 5-7 days?

Not necessarily: For some people there is great variability in the characteristics of menses (the bleeding stage). Unless something else worrisome is going on symptoms wise or health wise, you should be fine just monitoring to see how you feel and what your next cycle is like. ...Read more

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If your period come on but it's very light pink then it stops and then it comes back on dark brown what does it mean?

If your period come on but it's very light pink then it stops and then it comes back on dark brown what does it mean?

Normal variation: 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. ...Read more

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What does it mean when if your period starts for 2 - 3 days, stops for a day, and then starts up again for 2 - 3 days?

What does it mean when if your period starts for 2 - 3 days, stops for a day, and then starts up again for 2 - 3 days?

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. 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 you have your period for 3 days then stops then starts again then stops then brown stuff comes out days later?

Bleeding question: When you experience light bleeding the blood if not excessive, is exposed to oxygen (oxidizes) and slowly migrated out. It has a brown appearance due to this process and slower migration. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you are on your period for two weeks and when it finally stops, three days later it randomly starts up again. It's never done this before.

What does it mean when you are on your period for two weeks and when it finally stops, three days later it randomly starts up again. It's never done this before.

Vaginal bleeding: All abnormal vaginal bleeding should be professionally evaluated. That includes both abnormally prolonged periods and bleeding betwen periods, both of which you have had. There are many causes, many of them not serious -- but some potentially serious ones, including STDs, hormone problems, tumors (moslty benign), and others. See your gyn or other doc ASAP -- better safe than sorry. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does it mean when you don't stop bleeding after your period?

What does it mean when you don't stop bleeding after your period?

Pregnancy or other: If you normally get regular cycles, but then have a cycle where you do not stop bleeding, the first thing to rule out is pregnancy. After this is ruled out, the possibilities might include physiologic changes (pcos, thyroid disease) or anatomic changes (polyps, fibroids). Check with your doctor! ...Read more

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What does is mean when u bleed 4 days before your period in the morning and it stops?

What does is mean when u bleed 4 days before your period in the morning and it stops?

Early period: It just means you had an early period. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy and would like more control over your menstrual cycle then start birth control. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get your period and it stops then a few days later you spot?

What does it mean when you get your period and it stops then a few days later you spot?

Delayed spotting: Can occur because of remnant debris that may emerge and manifest as spotting.
If you continue to have bleeding in between periods, see your gyn to make sure you don't have other causes such as thickened endometrium, polyps and other precancerous lesions. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you spot for a week then you stop for two days then you actually start your period and are on it for two weeks for 2 months?

What does it mean if you spot for a week then you stop for two days then you actually start your period and are on it for two weeks for 2 months?

Weird cycle: It is important to not panic just because one cycle if a little off from the others. The main issue is what is the pattern over time. If your cycles return to normal over the next few months then one abnormal cycle is not an issue. Always make sure your pregnancy test is negative. If you are not on birth control consider starting which will also give you better cycle control. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have your period 3 days then brownish blood come out then stop and next day I spotting bright red blood?

What does it mean when you have your period 3 days then brownish blood come out then stop and next day I spotting bright red blood?

Spotting: At your age the most likely cause if pregnancy and implantation bleeding. So, if you are sexually active, check a pregnancy test. Otherwise brown usually just means old blood. In addition, not all vaginal bleeding is your actual period. It could be some breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have your period for 5 weeks then stop and start back 3 days later stop again and start 2 days later? I do have pcos

What does it mean when you have your period for 5 weeks then stop and start back 3 days later stop again and start 2 days later? I do have pcos

Anovulatory bleeding: Not unusual for women with pcos, this type of bleeding can often be hormonally controlled. Please see your gynecologist. Also, rule out pregnancy. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you randomly start your period when your birth control isn't up yet and then it stop and starts back everytime you have sex?

What does it mean when you randomly start your period when your birth control isn't up yet and then it stop and starts back everytime you have sex?

May be cervix: Bleeding after intercourse can often be from the cervix and not menstrual.Sometimes this is just a benign condition called ectropion, but it can be a sign of inflammation or infection, even when no pain. ...Read more

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Can a missed period for two months mean you have a std or is that even possible. Can a std make you stop your period?

Can a missed period for two months mean you have a std or is that even possible. Can a std make you stop your period?

Not usually: The most common symptom with STD's is pain, irregular bleeding, and sometimes fever. The most common reason for period arrest is pregnancy, so if you are sexually active do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can you stop your period in a few hours for a day?

Can you stop your period in a few hours for a day?

Not a constant flow: Your menstrual flow is actually not continuous. The cervical os (cervical opening is actually closed most of time) and thus preventing constant flow of your menstruation. When your uterus contracts, it forces the os to open and thus outflow of your period content. This happens many times during day. You see the blood all the time because "residual blood in vagina." consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to stop your period for a few hours?

Tampon?: I don't think you can "stop" your period for just a few hours and then start it up again. All you can do is use tampon to stop/absorb flow for short period of time then switch back to sanitary napkin or pad. You can manipulate timing of your periods by adjusting how you take hormonal contraception. Talk this over w/your doc. Helps if you explain why you want to do this so s/he can better help you. ...Read more