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Could I be pregnant or is something crazy happening with my menstrual cycle?

By Anonymous September 4, 2009 - 7:30pm
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What would make my cycle lighter and last shorter days? I am not on birth control, but my menstrual cycles seem to be getting lighter and lasting shorter periods. My cycles use to last 7-8 days, but this month and last they have been cut short. Looks like I stopped 3 days into the cycle last month and then started back the next day. And this month. I started a little earlier, instead of going 28 days with no period, I went 26 days. I was heavy the first two days and after that my cycle was sooo light that I began using the very thin padding. By the fourth or fifth day I had no cycle. What would be causing my menstrual cycle to be cut short? I know this time, when I stopped flowing early I felt as if I was going to start on my cycle which was weird because in actuality I should have still been on my cycle. I'm worried. Does anyone have any suggestions about what may be going on with me and why? Has anyone experience what I'm going through? Could I be pregnant? I took a EPT pregnancy test right after my cycle stopped and it tested negative. I don't feel pregnant, but I surely stay sleepy alot. I could sleep all day if I had the time to. I have heard that you can be pregnant when you are on your cycle. I have never had wrong pregnancy test results. I have also been a little nauseous, but usually at night and not so much morning.

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If it will make you feel any better, try a second test. That's what will normally happen when you have yourself checked by your gyne anyway.

Other than that, you need to fill in the void asked by SusanC above.

September 5, 2009 - 5:53am
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Anonymous (reply to Brock)

Yeah, i have thought of taking a second test, but I think that I will wait. I just may not be pregnant. I don't really feel pregnant. I know that when you have had your first child and you are pregnant again, you just know that your are pregnant with your second or third child. I believe that I am be very sleepy because my son is sleeping with me until the paint smell is gone from his room. Maybe once he goes back to his room, I will not be so sleepy. My breast have been sensitive to touch and seem to be a little fuller, but I have picked up just a little bit of weight. All of these things are somewhat normal when its cycle time. So I will wait and see. Wait and see if I have those late nights or early mornings when I have those menstrual cycle PAINS from HELL! and that is when I will TRULY know that I am pregnant. What is up with that anyhow? That pain is worse than having a child. I will never forget when I was first pregnant. I thought I was dying, I was terrified to think what was wrong with me. It wasn't until I missed my period that I knew that I may be pregnant, but that pain that occurs in the middle of the night or early morning can send you to the emergency room.

September 5, 2009 - 8:51am
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