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period symptoms happening for the first time

By September 21, 2012 - 5:29pm
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Ok soo my period isn't due until another week.but I'm getting symptoms like náusea,acné,I'm super moody,my side breast are hurting and I am experiencing bad cramping on both sides..and at first I was really scared because I thought I was pregnant..but I was confirmed I'm not because no penetration was made,or skin to skin contact bc we were fully clothed..and plus im a complete Virgin.its just that I never experience these symptoms when my period is about to start I only get a little emotional and bad cramping the day before..which is obvious becuase my period is always on a 30 or 31.is this normal? I'm kinda worried because its only the 21st of September!!!

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Hi bibi,

Thank you for your question and welcome to Empowher. It is common to experience pre-menstrual symptoms several days and even a week prior to your actual period. It is also very common that your periods can change up until your late 20s. I hope this helps as you should have nothing to worry about.


Good luck,


September 22, 2012 - 8:11am
(reply to Anonymous)

Thank you so much. It really helps me out,though I'm still wondering why do our Breast start hurting and if there is a specific number of days in which they should stop hurting ?

September 22, 2012 - 2:57pm
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