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Period 10 days early! VERY strange (and I'm not worried I'm pregnant either!)

By May 10, 2010 - 2:42am
 
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My cycle has always been spot-on 28 days. Maybe once a year, it'll come a day early/late. It's pretty good like that!

But it this time came over 10 days early (over the weekend) which is REALLY strange and unusual for me. I spotted for 2 days and then bam! I've had lots of large clots too (sorry about the TMI!!)

Last week, before I started spotting, I was getting hot flashes every day. My face and head would get so hot, I actually felt ill.

I'm only 30, so I'm not really sure what's going on. Could my hormones be majorly out of whack?? (I had a baby 12 months ago.)

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Anonymous

hi i m 19..my last periods were of 8th may..i was expecting nxt on 7 or 8 june...but i got periods on 26th may..periods 2 time in a month? is this normal..i m virgin,,,idk what to do..i m really worried..i was upset frm last few days...is this the reason for early periods?

May 26, 2017 - 5:05am
HERWriter Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anon

You're about a week early or so - this isn't something to really worry about if it doesn't happen often. Stress can change the cycle.
Susan

May 26, 2017 - 6:32am
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Anonymous

Hi,my last month period was regular 15th to 17th December expecting the next one on the 13th but it came on the 11th.before then I had been very weak most times in the morning with stomach cramps,waist pain and i noticed my breast where more firm and painful to for two weeks now.could i be pregnant? Am newly married.

January 11, 2017 - 2:32pm
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

You are not pregnant if you are having a normal period.

Regards,
Maryann

January 12, 2017 - 10:00am
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Anonymous

Hello, I just turned 35 and my tubes have been tied for 9yrs. I do have unprotected sex with my fiance, however my period came 10 days early and this has never happened since I have been on my period. In the past I was told my uterus is tilted. What are your thoughts?

December 20, 2016 - 9:16am
HERWriter Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anon

A tilted uterus (I am the proud owner of one myself!) should not affect the menstrual cycle.

At 25, your periods may be becoming a little irregular due to early peri-menopause but a pregnancy test can rule out pregnancy. Bear in mind your risk is very low.

You may be early this month simply due to a change in body chemistry.

Best,
Susan

December 21, 2016 - 3:15pm
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Anonymous

Hello, i am 27 and i had a period this time 12 days earlier than the usual time. What may be the reáson , as we are planning for a baby and we have an active sex those days..so is this any sign of pregnancy ?

November 23, 2016 - 4:24pm
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

Having a period would show that you are not pregnant. I really don't know why your recent period was 12 days early.

Are you taking any medication to help you become pregnant?

Regards,
Maryann

November 24, 2016 - 9:33am
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Anonymous (reply to Maryann Gromisch RN)

My friend had her period all the way through her pregnancy so that comment is inaccurate

April 17, 2017 - 12:57pm
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Anonymous

So my period isn't due for 11 more days ..but today I had some light brown spotting that turned into actual blood its not super heavy flow but noticeable for sure..only thing different I notice about myself is my face has been hot like a hot flash but not to often ..maybe a little emotional but maybe because this is my period coming early ? Its never came early ..oh..had slight cramps too..what could it be ?

November 16, 2016 - 2:43am
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