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irregular period?

By January 29, 2011 - 3:34pm
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I started my period Jan 22 it ended Jan 23 (kind of heavy) . That Wednesday I barely spotted & on Friday when I went to wipe myself I had an pinkish watery discharge.. Been cramping every since my period started on & off what could be wrong.. my cycles are usually 5 days long.. last had sex in early / middle december that period started of the 22 then stopped on 25th & started again & stopped at the end of the day.. ( not an very heavy ) . What could be wrong

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Hi Renae123,
As Allison mentioned earlier, irregular periods are actually pretty common. If you are in pain, you should immediately see a physician to rule out any possible issues.

I hope this helps and can you keep us updated?

January 30, 2011 - 9:00am

Wednesday the 23 I spotted lightly . & didn't spot or bleed anymore after that untill Friday the 28th when I went to swipe it was a pinkish color watery..then nothing after that... & I was also cramping bad & having pelvic pain & backaches..

January 30, 2011 - 8:30am

I am not exactly use what dates you are referring to for your current period, as you mentioned January 22nd as it beginning, and January 23rd as it ending.

However, you said, "that Wednesday I spotted"...are you referring to Wednesday, January 19th?

Are you then saying the 20th & 21st you had no spotting?

Women can have irregular periods, and have no medical condition. If your cycles are typically every 25-28 days (which is normal) and your period duration is usually 3-5 days, this is also normal. A 2-day period can be normal, too. If you are concerned that this is new for you, you can continue monitoring your cycle for the next month or two. If you are concerned, you can call your doctor for a check-up (when is your next annual appointment?), but a short-in-duration or light period does not usually indicate a problem without other symptoms.

January 30, 2011 - 7:41am
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