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Why is my period two weeks early?

Why is my period two weeks early?

You might have: Break through bleeding related to imbalance of estrogen or progesterone. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Why is my period 3 weeks early? I'm not pregnant since I just got off my period . I haven't been doing anything differently . I get sharpe pains

Why is my period 3 weeks early? I'm not pregnant since I just got off my period . I haven't been doing anything differently . I  get sharpe pains

Anovulatory cycle.: Teenagers and women in their forties (i.e. At the beginning and the end of the fertile years) are more likely to have anovulatory cycles (especially if their weight for height is too little or too much.). In those cycles, the ovaries never produce an egg and a hormonal imbalance results that leads to irregular bleeding as the endometrial lining sheds before it can mature. Wait, or take ocps. ...Read more

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Why did my period come a week early?

Why did my period come a week early?

Possible reasons: 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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Why has my period come a week early and is brown a clump?

Why has my period come a week early and is brown a clump?

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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Why would my period be a week early, mostly brown and lasting longer than usual?

Why would my period be a week early, mostly brown and lasting longer than usual?

Irregular periods: Hormonal disorders or problems or an infection can do this. Stress is one of the most frequent cause throws off the women's period. Brown period means old blood from the previous period making it's way out cleaning the vagina provided that you do not have any other symptoms such as pain, itching , inflammation of the vagina , etc. suggesting a genital tract infection. Your gyn can regulate . ...Read more

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Any idea why i got my period 2 weeks early ?

Any idea why i got my period 2 weeks early
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No. However...: There are many potential reasons to get your period 2 weeks early, but without more information I have no idea why this happened to you. See http://www.empowher.com/sexual-health/content/reasons-two-week-early-period to learn potential causes and which could be the cause for you... ...Read more

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Why has my period started a week early? I take sprintec birth control.

Depends: Sometimes extremes of weight (thin or heavy) can affect timing of period while on birth control. Sometimes the strength of the birth control (lower estrogen). Sprintec has 35mcg of estrogen, one of the higher doses that's out there. If you missed any pills, that too could cause period to start a week early. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Why have i started my period a week early?

Why have i started my period a week early?

Various: There are various possibilities. First off, if having sex, make sure a home urine pregnancy test is negative. If it is, being seen by a gynecologist and being checked for infections would be the next step. ...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)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more