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is this a period?

By April 28, 2014 - 7:23pm
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So, I should be in my period right now. It started a couple days early and was spotting somewhat, then it got a little heavy, then spotted, and heavy again. Ive been stressing a lot lately, doing a lot of exercising, drinking a lot of caffeine. I dont know if these could be a cause of it.. its been going on for 4 days now. Any suggestions? Much appreciated!

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Hi kristin,

Welcome to EmpowHER. Stress can definitely cause changes to a woman's ovulation and menstruation cycle. You might want to continue monitoring it and if it does continue it's best to see your doctor. Hope this was helpful?

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April 29, 2014 - 4:32am
(reply to Anonymous)

Very helpful. Thank you very much!

April 29, 2014 - 1:06pm
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