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13 yr old getting periods 20 days apart

By Anonymous August 24, 2017 - 8:53am
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Just wondering if I shud be worried about my 13 yr old getting her period 20 days apart, shud I let it go for a few months and see if it gets better, more normal or shud she see a doctor, concerned of anemia

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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER.

That is a short menstrual cycle, which may lengthen. However, iron deficiency anemia is a concern. Consider speaking with her pediatrician about it. A phone call would be a good start.


August 24, 2017 - 9:18am
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