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Why is my period ridiculously short?

By December 9, 2012 - 5:20pm
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About two years ago I got pregnant. At the ninth week I started bleeding and when I got to the hospital I was told that I had had a non embryonic pregnancy so I had a procedure to take out the placenta, I can't remember what it's called. Anyway after that I had the IUD inserted which my body totally rejected and it actually came out on it's own, which really freaked me out. I continued with some hormonal birth control for about 6 months more. Then my husband and I decided to try one more time and stopped the birth control. This was about a year ago and I haven't gotten pregnant but I did notice my periods getting a lot shorter. I've always been irregular and I still am but I used to bleed for about 3 to 5 days and now I bleed for about a day or two at the most. Also PMS has become as long as a week and a half before I start the cycle, it used to be for about 5 days. Is it time to go to a doctor's office and what should I ask.

Just for the record, we decided no to get pregnant after all...

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Hi Metztli,

Welcome to EmpowHER.  It's important to let your doctor know of all these changes to your cycles.  Many other conditions, can also cause changes such as Fibroids, cysts, endometriosis and many other.  Through imaging test of the pelvic, he might be able to know what can be the cause.




December 10, 2012 - 8:46am
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