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What does it mean when you get your period early?

What does it mean when you get your period early?

Hormones: Often when you get your period early it's due to hormonal changes. At 31 years of age that can be normal. If it bothers you, you can see your doctor and maybe birth control pills can help regulate. Typically, though, it doesn't necessarily mean anything is wrong, just normal hormonal variation. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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What does it mean if you get your period early and it comes back two weeks later.? Can i be pregnant?

What does it mean if you get your period early and it comes back two weeks later.? Can i be pregnant?

When in: Doubt take a pregnancy test. It is likely that you could have had a period plus an episode of break through bleeding. Doubt pregnancy with this scenario. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get your period early when your on birth control wen you still have 10 days left?

What does it mean when you get your period early when your on birth control wen you still have 10 days left?

Breakthrough bleed: Sounds like breakthrough bleeding which occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on birth control. . Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. ...Read more

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Should you keep taking active pills if you get your period early?

Should you keep taking active pills if you get your period early?

Yes: The "period" that is sometimes seen is actually "breakthrough bleeding" on the pill and therefore the active pills should be taken every day about the same time of the day until that pack of pills is finished. ...Read more

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If you get your period early after taking emergency contraceptive and spot for a few days, does that mean you're not pregnant?

If you get your period early after taking emergency contraceptive and spot for a few days, does that mean you're not pregnant?

Spotting w Plan B: No, it's not possible to be sure that you're not pregnant without doing a pregnancy test. Irregular bleeding is very common after taking any of the emergency contraceptives. This doesn't mean anything about whether there is a pregnancy or not. You'll need to run a home urine pregnancy test 14 days after the encounter to be sure. Using the first urine of the morning is most accurate. ...Read more

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Can you get your period a week early?

Can you get your period a week early?

That can happen.: Reasons for an early period can include endometriosis, emergency contraceptives, changes in hormones, polycystic ovarian syndrome, chemotherapy for uterine cancer, perimenopause, eating disorders, intense dieting (especially w high carb diet), marked weight gain, significant over-exercising* anovulatory periods. ...Read more

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Can you get your period 2 weeks early?

Can you get your period 2 weeks early?

Bleeding/period: Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. ...Read more

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Can you get your period 11 days early?

Can you get your period 11 days early?

Bleeding/ period: Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. It is possible. ...Read more

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Isn't it unusual to to get your period early after a first time of sex?

Isn't it unusual to to get your period early after a first time of sex?

Statistically - no.: It is more likely that you are bleeding due to having sex (rather than having a period due to sex). ...Read more

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