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Usually a heavy period, and now its really light!

By July 9, 2010 - 4:06pm
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I am suppose to start my period today (July 9th) and I usually have a heavy 6 day period. and now i have a really light period! Does that count as a missed period?? and also i have the Gardasil (HPV) shot on June 14th and i was on my period when i received the shot. would have that vaccine have something to do with my period changing? I am really just wondering if that counts as a missed period? because im trying to find out if i am pregnant or not. Because i had sex on June 22 (the condom broke) and i have a normal 28 day cycle and the day i ovulated (as of what mymonthlycycles.com said) was on June 25th. so that was 3 days and sperm usually lasts 3 days long however there still can be a chance!

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johnsonsgirl2010 - Changes in the menstrual cycle are not listed as a side effect of Gardisil, however, there are many references to changes occurring made by women in various online forums.

Stress is a more likely factor, as stress affects hormone levels and that can impact and change your period. A light period is still a period and doesn't count as a missed one. Hope that helps!

July 9, 2010 - 6:00pm
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