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What Is Considered A Regular Period
What is considered having a regular period? Does that mean you have to start your period on the same date every month? Im a little confused
28 days, +/-: 28 days from the first day of bleeding until the next first day of bleeding is the textbook answer. Periods that start spontaneously anytime from 26-32 days are normal and can mostly be considered regular. The same day or date each month is not a good defnition, months range from 28-to-31 days in length, rmeber? Good luck! ...Read more
When you get the injection for ectopic when u bleed is that considered a regular period or is it just the embryo coming out?
Miscarriage: The bleeding you describe is mostly likely your pregnancy/miscarriage bleeding. Even though the pregnancy was in the tube, there can be tissue from the uterus that comes out as bleeding as well. It's normal to have bleeding on and off after Methotrexate for ectopic. Most important is to get your blood tests to make sure hormone level is going down. No sex. Avoid folic acid. ...Read more
If the periods vary between 29, 30, 31days cycle is it considered irregular or its regular period only?
Period each month OK: Having a cycle every 29- 31 days is considered regular; this may be your pattern! the 28-day "textbook" cycle is just an average for ovulating women. ...Read more
Irregular periods: There are may reasons that could cause irregular periods in a young female. The most common is pregnancy. Others include: stress, skipping ovulation during a period of time, hormonal problems, anorexia. It would be wise to consult your primary care provider and get evaluated in order to find out the reason for the irregular periods. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Normally yes: However ask your doctor if there are other symptoms that are happening that you have not mentioned that are concerning you. ...Read more
Hmmm: You would benefit from an exam and ultrasound. ...Read more
Is this regular period? These are some dates of last yr
Prolonged by regular: Hello Charlene, Considering that we are counting from the 1st day of the menstrual cycle to the 1st day of the next, then I would say that your cycles are regular. They do not vary by more than 5 days from cycle to cycle. They are however longer than is usual as I am sure you know. Continue to keep a menstrual diary as the information that you gave was excellent! This is probably normal for you. ...Read more
Hi i ussualy have a regular period but this time it's two days early and started off pinkish spoting n now it's dark brown, ?
Could be normal: Not every menstrual cycle is exactly the same. Some have a slow start with some spotting before the bleeding comes. Birth control pill users sometimes only get spotting, no bleeding. If it doesn't normalize within a couple of days, i would check a pregnancy test, just to be safe. ...Read more
Why am i having 2 periods a month? Im 16 and have had a regular period for 5 years now. This has been going on for 3 months now.
Menstruation: Having a period too often can be more concerning than having an infrequent cycle. Make an appointment with your doctor, your hormones may be off balance. ...Read more
I had my regular period march 17-22. And then bled again 2 weeks later april 2-5 so for 4.Daya. And i. Am. Now 5 days. Late?
I had my regular period then a day later i started again then it stoped for another full day and started again...Wjats wrong with me?
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
I had my regular period and then went off for three days then it came back for two more days then went off now im back on. What happening?
Hormonal imbalance: Go see a gyn for a thorough exam . Take care! ...Read more
I had a regular period (25days) n lastes for 6 days , until my second baby born but now it's 31 days n lasts only 3 days , is it a problem ?
Sounds ok: If your periods are coming at regular predictable patterns then this is normal. A 3 day cycle every 31 days is very normal. ...Read more
If i will discontinue my ring, since my regular period start, is there any possible that i might go back to irreg?Just use ring to be reg, im out 1yr.
I had a regular period this month and 5 days after it ended i started another period. Same flow and everything. I'm on day 3 now. What could be wrong?
Abnormal bleeding: There can be a variety of causes. But most importantly, if you've been having sex, run a home urine pregnancy test. If it's negative it's ok to see if it goes back to normal by next month. But if it's positive, you have pain, increasing bleeding or fever or in any other way don't feel well, seek care. Infection and hormonal imbalances can also cause abnormal bleeding as fairly common causes. ...Read more
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