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Why is my period 4 days early? I am usually 28 days which hardly ever varies

Why is my period 4 days early? I am usually 28 days which hardly ever varies

Hard to know: Its hard to answer the question without more information. Did you start any new meds? Are you on any birth control pills? Have you had your annual checkup? Have you had any abnormal pap smears? Those answers will help. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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What could be the reason why my period is 4 days early?

What could be the reason why my period is 4 days early?

Pregnancy or other?: Irregular bleeding with bleeding 35 days is abnormal. Could be pregnancy, polyps, stds, fibroids, hormone imbalance, eating disorder, or other medical problems. See your doctor to check and be sure to write down dates of periods to discuss with your dr. ...Read more

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Why would I get my period 4 days early & not so heavy and a lot of cramping ?

Why would I get my period 4 days early  & not so heavy and a lot of cramping ?

Variation: There is some normal variation in cycle length depending primarily on how long it takes the egg to mature. If it matures faster the period comes earlier and, because there is less time for the lining to grow before progesterone which is produced after ovulation starts telling it to stop growing and get mature, the period tends to be lighter. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My period came four days early is this normal?

My period came four days early is this normal?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are very common. If you normally have regular periods and then suddenly have one that is early or late this usually gets better on its own with cycles returning to normal over the next few months. If you are not wanting to be pregnant you should discuss birth control which will also help with cycle control. ...Read more

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I had my period four days early and it only lasted three day. Is that normal?

I had my period four days early and it only lasted three day. Is that normal?

Common problem: 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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I have started my period four days early and its watery could something be wrong?

I have started my period four days early and its watery could something be wrong?

Not usually: 4 days early can still be a normal variant. If any problems continue to occur, then see your Gyn for an evaluation of your periods. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had un protected sex on the 12th of dec. And again the 19th of dec. Unprotected as well. Today i started my period four days early, than usual why?

I had un protected sex on the 12th of dec. And again the 19th of dec. Unprotected as well. Today i started my period four days early, than usual why?

Unprotected sex.: May be variation. may be implantation, may be miscarriage . Would check HCG in a few days and follow up with doc and planner paretn hood. if you are sexually active and do not want to get pregnant you should use birth control. There are several methods ring, implanon, IUDs that are longer term and more adaptive to a spontaneous lifestyle. ...Read more

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Got a very light line on test then what seemed to be my period started two days early and lasted four days instead of the normal seven days am i pregn?

Got a very light line on test then what seemed to be my period started two days early and lasted four days instead of the normal seven days am i pregn?

Repeat the test: If the pregnancy test was inconclusive simply wait a day and then repeat it. If you are still not sure how to interpret the result then see a doctor so they can do the testing ...Read more

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Is my period heavier then normal and early because I had sex four days ago?!

Is my period heavier then normal and early  because I had sex four days ago?!

Shouldn't be: Sexual activity, other than leading to a risk of pregnancy, shouldn't really have an impact on your cycles. ...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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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