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Can you get your period while you’re swimming?

Updated 26 March 2014 under Ask Us.

It’s possible to get your period while you’re swimming, but the cold water usually makes the flow less, so you might not even notice. If you have your period, you […]

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If girls get periods, what do guys get?

Updated 26 March 2014 under Ask Us.

The answer to this question from 2011 is currently being reviewed by our expert clinical staff. Please check back soon for updates.

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Is breast pain or tenderness normal?

Updated 26 March 2014 under Ask Us.

You may feel a tingling or aching in your chest when your breast buds start to develop. After you start to get your periods you may notice that your breasts […]

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How come girls get periods but guys don’t? No fair!

Updated 26 March 2014 under Ask Us.

It may seem unfair that girls get periods and boys don’t, but it’s because their bodies are different. Girls have reproductive organs which include a uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix, […]

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Is it safe to have sex during your menstrual period?

Updated 5 February 2014 under Ask Us.

It depends what you mean by “safe”. It isn’t dangerous to have sex while you have your period — you won’t hurt your body, BUT, although unlikely, it’s still possible […]

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Puberty

Updated 22 October 2020 under Health Guides.

Puberty is the name for the time when your body goes through changes and you begin to grow from a child to an adult. Your hormone levels will change; you […]

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Menstrual Period: General Information

Updated 23 August 2022 under Health Guides.

Puberty is the time when your body changes because of hormones produced by your ovaries. Puberty usually starts between age 8 and 13 and includes growth of your breasts, the […]

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Menstrual Period: Menstrual Cramps

Updated 8 May 2022 under Health Guides.

Menstrual periods can be light and easy for some teens and young women, but for others, they can be heavy and/or accompanied by painful cramps. Cramps can be a big […]

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