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Irregular period

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • February 4, 2007
  • 05:59 AM

I started my period when I was about 11, and it was pretty normal for a couple of years. Then, it started to get really heavy - at the worst I would go through a super tampon in less then two hours and have to wear a pad as backup. Also, it started skipping - I would get my period for about a day and a half or so, and then it would end for one or two days, and then it would start again and go for about 3 days. Then I went on the pill and things got much better - very light and regular. Only this past month, it skipped a day in the middle again despite still being on the pill. I mentioned this to my doctor, but I'm at college, and the student health service is pretty bad - the doctor just brushed off my comments. I'm just wondering if this is possibly a problem.

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  • No one else has ever had a period that skips a day?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 11, 2007
    • 06:10 PM
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  • How long have you been on the pill for? Sometimes this can cause more irregularities than fix them. My period isn't quite what you'd call regular but it tends to be between 4 and a half weeks to 6 weeks and at least one of the days when I'm actually on is a day where it has stopped completely. I don't think it's any cause for concern but if you have changed your pill or any other kind of medication recently, that could be what is doing it. Also if you are still going through puberty that could easily be reason, with all the hormones in your system your period can fluctuate at any time until you've settled down... Best wishes :)
    Tarwenamin 6 Replies
    • February 13, 2007
    • 00:03 AM
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  • mine was always like that... go for two days, skip a day, then go for one more... hope that helps:)
    IslandGirl26 7 Replies
    • February 13, 2007
    • 00:19 AM
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