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Whats the oldest you should be when you got your first period?

Whats the oldest you should be when you got your first period?

Around age 16: Most girls will have started their periods by age 16. If you have other signs of development (breast development, pubic and underarm hair) and are over 16, you should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...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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First period does it hurt ?

First period 
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Often but not bad: The body sheds the lining of the uterus if the monthly ova (egg) is not fertilized by automatically squeezing the muscles of the uterus which surround the lining of the uterus. Most women have some degree of pain with this but the majority of women find this tolerable. ...Read more

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When will i get my first period?

When will i get my first period?

Hard to say: To use the site properly you provide some background information and ask a question. We have no access to any prior question you may have asked or any uploads. At this point your age and sex are also unknown.Without basic info, there is little we can offer.You are welcome to start over. ...Read more

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When will i get my first period?

When will i get my first period?

See your Doctor: you presented too little information about yourself...what is your age? body type? any problems in the past? inherited diseases? hormonal status? ...Read more

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Whan will i get my first period?

Whan will i get my first period?

Depends: Family history, your age, your health, your hormones, your exercise habits all play a role. How old are you, anyway? ...Read more

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Why is my first period so heavy?

Why is my first period so heavy?

Don't know: Often the first period is light. The period may not be regular for a year or more after fist period. ...Read more

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Will I have my first period soon?

Will I have my first period soon?

U need an evaluation: Anna, if you have not had your menses beginning given your given age this may be a matter that requires an initial evaluation by your pcp, gyn, and possible an endocrinology consult. ...Read more

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How long will my first period last?

Predict: It's like predicting the future, no one can say for sure - but 3-6 days would be normal. ...Read more