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By Anonymous March 12, 2015 - 9:28am
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i had protected sex with my boyfriend 3 days after my period which was 41 days, but this month my period has cane around 22 days? could me worrying bring my period early? i came on this monday

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so im not 100% sure if it is a period, its slightly lighter but my previous was quite heavy, but its noticable and basically filling pads

March 12, 2015 - 11:12am
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Hi Anonymous,

This was a period because it filled pads.

It appears that these recent changes in your menstrual cycle, period starting earlier and lighter menstrual flow, are causing you concern. Please schedule an appointment with your doctor to discuss these changes.


March 13, 2015 - 9:16am
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cause i was worrying that it couldve heen implantation but its lasted 4 days?

March 12, 2015 - 10:06am
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Hello Anonymous,

No need to worry. It was not implantation bleeding.


March 13, 2015 - 9:13am

Hello Anonymous,

I am not aware of stress causing a period to start earlier than expected. Generally, stress can delay a period.

Your age may have a role. If you are an adolescent who has only been menstruating for a short time, the change in the length of your menstrual cycle could be a sign that the hormones which regulate the menstrual cycle are adjusting to normal.


March 12, 2015 - 9:44am
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