Tag: irregular period
I got my first period about a year and a half ago. It was coming about every month since then, but for the last three months I haven’t had my period. Should I be concerned?Updated 5 November 2021 under Ask Us.
Great question! Irregular periods are super common during the first few years of menstruation (getting a period). Most girls during the first year of menstruation have at least 4 periods; […]Read more »
I am 17 years old and underweight. My period is super irregular and I don’t know why. Could it be because I am underweight? Is there anything I can do to be healthier, will it help regulate my period?Updated 18 May 2021 under Ask Us.
Irregular periods can be super inconvenient and sometimes pretty frustrating. Pinpointing the main cause for irregular periods can also be challenge, since there can be many different causes. For starters, […]Read more »
When I was 13 years old I struggled with an eating disorder and was significantly underweight. I have since been in recovery and I eat consistently, but it has been 4 years since my last period. I had an appointment with my gynecologist. They ran several blood tests, but everything came back normal. Is there anything I can do to help regain my period?Updated 19 January 2021 under Ask Us.
First, we would like to congratulate anyone who has adopted healthy coping skills for managing their eating disorder, it’s not an easy task, but one that should be celebrated! Eating […]Read more »
I got my first period 7 months ago but it hasn’t come back. Is there something wrong with me?Updated 21 October 2019 under Ask Us.
Thank you for your question. It is very common to have irregular periods during the first few years after starting menstruation (periods). During the first year, most girls have at […]Read more »
I have had my period since I was 10. It’s been 3 years and my periods are still irregular. Sometimes I get them every month and then it doesn’t come for another 3. I am not stressed or work out too much. Should I visit my doctor about this?Updated 25 September 2019 under Ask Us.
Thank you for your question! During the first 1-2 years after a young woman starts her period, her cycles may be irregular; however, after that the menstrual cycle will typically […]Read more »
What causes your period to be late if you are a virgin?Updated 9 July 2019 under Ask Us.
Thanks for your question. Your period can be irregular for a lot of different reasons (besides pregnancy) such as stress, exercising, gaining or losing weight, being sick, taking certain medications, or […]Read more »
I am 13 and had my first period when I was 11. It continued for a month and returned 6 months later then stopped after a month. I am a virgin and I have not gotten it ever since. What’s happening?Updated 6 May 2019 under Ask Us.
It is common to have irregular periods for the first two years after getting your period; however, it is not normal bleed for a month. Most girls have their period for 1-6 or […]Read more »
If I go on birth control to help me have a regular period would it still help me not get pregnant?Updated 5 March 2018 under Ask Us.
Yes! The Pill has many benefits besides regulating your period. It is very effective in preventing pregnancy if you take it exactly as you are supposed– one pill a day, […]Read more »
I’ve had my Nexplanon implant for around a year with absolutely no bleeding (except for the first week I got it inserted) and about 2 months ago I started a very heavy period and it has not shown any signs of stopping. This bleeding is painful and I’m not sure how much longer I can take it!Updated 13 February 2018 under Ask Us.
Nexplanon (a type of birth control that is implanted under the skin of a women’s upper arm and lasts for at least 3 years) is very effective in preventing unplanned […]Read more »
I started my period this year and I’m pretty worried because my last period was about 30 days ago. I am just really worried that it won’t start again.Updated 18 December 2017 under Ask Us.
It is very common for young women to have irregular periods for the first couple of years after their period starts. During the first year you should have a least […]Read more »