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I Have Irregular Periods

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    This Ish Sucks Lol

    I can never pin point my period and it urks my nerves. I have currently not a had a period for a month and 14 days I took a pregnancy test like a week after my missed period. I don't think I'm pregnant I used condoms and they didn't break. and My boyfriend just left to go off to...
    Sw3etP3a Sw3etP3a 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2011

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    Finally after one year one month

    and 24 days of not getting my period it came back I am so happy
    leaf90McC leaf90McC 22-25, F Jun 23

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    Oh Mother Nature...

    Half a year with no period? Yepp, that's me. It doesn't matter, because I'm not sexually active...But all the same, I was concerned that something was wrong with my body. My doctor told me I may have PCOS, so I went to see a OB/GYN and still nothing...MONTHS LATER....They put me...
    BraveAndCrazy BraveAndCrazy 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 26, 2010

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    Okay so I've always had irregular periods

    but within the last year they have been a little worse. I once got it twice in one month and then it was late but I think it was due to a lot of stress. It then actually became regular for once and then all of a sudden two weeks after my regular one I got a light period which...
    RaquelCandy RaquelCandy 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Irregular Period

    Ever since I moved to another city, my periods were delayed. I got all the symptoms of PMS; mood swings, water retention, pimples around the chin and near mouth area, intense food cravings, etc yet I was asking myself, "Where is my freakin' period?" So I went to a gynie for the...
    emilykim emilykim 31-35, F Jul 29, 2013

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    Not Lucky

    Everyone thinks I'm lucky, not having periods each month, but it's honestly just a pain in the ***. I started having my period the summer after 5th grade, when I was 10 years old. At first, they were pretty regular, nothing to be worried about. Then when I was a freshman in high...
    taylorr94 taylorr94 18-21, F May 22, 2013

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    The Worst Period Ever.

    My periods are so off. I can bleed for months at a time, large clots and very heavy bleeding. I've been to doctors, but having no insurance I never really get far with any of them. They always want to give you birth control, sorry I know my body and that only makes things worse...
    jbunny817 jbunny817 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 30, 2013

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    Skips

    I was 12 when I first got my period. I had if for a week like normal. but then i skipped for a whole year, then I had it for 4 months straight. then i would miss for 2 months. It was scary to deal with.
    firecrystal216 firecrystal216 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 4, 2013

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    Irregular Periods, Oh Yeah Tell Me About It!!

    I have had problems with my periods since I was 11.  I have been prone to getting REALLY heavy and frequent periods, or being "on" for up to 3 months at a time. I have now been fitted with a Mirena IUD and wonder of wonders in the last year I have had 6 periods which have...
    upgs7h22hc upgs7h22hc 31-35 2 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    8 Days Going On 9?

    okay like usally i got my monthly period and usally i have it from 3-5 days, normal right? but for some strange reason i've had it for eight?   and its really heavy too, not only that but i even got it two WEEKS early!?   on my third day it was pretty light but...
    sara11 sara11 13-15 Aug 14, 2009

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    Mine comes when it wants,

    sometimes I have two in a month sometimes one. My mom refuses to let me on the pill thinking ill abuse the birth control and use it for more than just regulating my period and lessening the cramps but I'm not that kind of girl. It does even out eventually right? I've been...
    SecondStars SecondStars 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 10

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    Let's talk about that time of the month; yes a

    period. My first period ever was at 13 years old , I am now 17 and have never had a regular period. It was January 16 when I got it and the next period was 3 months after that day and from then on theyve never been regular. I can say I enjoy not getting it every month because my...
    callmejade123 callmejade123 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Getting Cured =))

    hello everyone! I am rhea and I've got some fantastic news to share. For more than 10 years, i've been having irregular periods and i attribute it to having PCOS. there are months when I would not get it and then when it arrives i get harrowing dysmenorrhea experiences. I had...
    voodoobliss voodoobliss 26-30 Oct 23, 2010

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    The pill made me stop having periods

    and I've been on it for like two months now. Awesome, right?
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Help!!

    i didnt have my period since july 26th!!usually i have a cycle of 45 days...which is not normal..i think!i am not pregnant or could be..what should i do??
    umikumitumi umikumitumi 13-15 4 Responses Sep 23, 2011

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    As If Periods Weren't Annoying Enough...

    Having an irregular period is very complicated. It's not just the fact that you skip bleeding for one month. Sometimes it is months at a time. Sometimes you get symptoms of pms with no actual bleeding. Than once you finally get it after months, it is very heavy and uncomfortable...
    friendsofthefriendless friendsofthefriendless 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 26, 2013

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    Irregular For So Many Years, But No More!

    Hi, Just wanted to share my experience with anyone who has irregular periods, as it may help someone. I had irregular periods right from getting them at about 15 years old, until I was 38. I eventually found the cause of the problem when I gave up Gluten, my stomach pains made me...
    carolyncc carolyncc 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2010

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    Jumpy Period

    I have had my period for four years now, since I was 13 1/2 and now I am 17 1/2. My first period lasted 2 days but my next period didn't come until mid March and would last 4-5 days. I would bleed a lot but never get cramps. My mom and I were on the same cycle, so if she started...
    kerrynceasler kerrynceasler 70+, F Dec 23, 2011

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    The Pain Of It.

    Menstruation can be pretty straight forward for some women, I don't know for what proportion, and there are some who regularly take the pill and have very little variation in their cycle for years. It's different for me! I can't take the pill. I am anaemic and I have a couple...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F Oct 5, 2013

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    Tmi Tmi Tmi Tmi!

    But its still true.... And my sister always asks me if I'm preggo in front of my momma. I reply with the same thing. No hooker I HAVE NOT HAD SEX YET. I hate when they doubt me. blah!
    Serabi Serabi 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 27, 2011

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    Don't Know How To Name This

    Mine is a pretty funny story kk here's how it happened: Ok I was reading a Judy Blume book it was called Are you there good? It's me margret and i was at the end where the girl gets her period, so I got mad cause I really wanted one, but the next day I got it so yep XD
    Justjessica123 Justjessica123 13-15, F Dec 24, 2012

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    I Suffer With Pcos And It Causes Irregular Periods

    Hello to u all, I am 31yrs old and was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome when I was 18 yrs old. I started my periods at the age of 13 but have never ever had a regular cycle. As I have got older my periods have become less and less (i last had a period in May'10 & the...
    rainbow7969 rainbow7969 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 19, 2010

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    Really Irregular Period.

    Okay , so i'm 15 . i got my first period last year . (August 1st , 2012) and it lasted 7 days . its currently June (june 18th , 2013) and i haven't got my period ever since august .. whats going on ? COMMENT please :/
    jennyovoxo jennyovoxo 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2013

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    Mother Nature Hates Me =(

    Ok so ever since i started my period at 13 1/2 my periods have been completely irregular. I remember having my first period that lasted about 3-5 days normal but it was about a year or so later before i had another one and after that it was no telling i could have one month and...
    babygurl1994d babygurl1994d 18-21 1 Response Oct 28, 2012

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    8 Days Going On 9?

    okay like usally i got my monthly period and usally i have it from 3-5 days, normal right? but for some strange reason i've had it for eight?   and its really heavy too, not only that but i even got it two WEEKS early!?   on my third day it was pretty light but...
    sara11 sara11 13-15 Aug 14, 2009

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    Ive always been irregular,

    but the past few years its gotten worse and gone in the opposite direction. I would bleed light for about two months and it would get a little heavier until finally getting a heavy period for a week and then it goes away for a month. Total process takes 4 months. Finally went...
    jxmarie jxmarie 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Love Hate Relationship

    When I first stared my period I would have it every month. It wasn't until about a year after that they became irregular. For a while I would have it every month for six months then I wouldn't have it for six months straight. Now, they come whenever they feel like it. They have...
    shellzz shellzz 18-21, F Mar 14, 2013

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    I suffer from irregular periods,

    making me so tensed I want to get it fast and not stress me anymore. I want to get it of my mind Hopefully i ll get it otherwise a visit to a gyneocologist Cross my fingers!
    Sonakshi1987 Sonakshi1987 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Grah.

    I *maybe* have one period a year. And no, that's not because of any medication I take. Its because I'm sick, on an 'endocrine' level, and haven't been able to get myself taken care of.
    Elwing Elwing 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2008

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    A Little Confused?

    I'm not really sure if this is a story. I came here in hopes of getting some advise. You see, I used to have my periods fairly regularly, but about 3-4 months, my periods have been really off. Sometimes I'll skip a month and when I do get my period, I'll bleed really heavy the...
    chibbychan chibbychan 22-25, F May 25, 2013

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    Skipping

    My cycle skips months and comes when and if it wants to. Sometimes it's light, other times it's a little heavy and I bleed like O.J. Simpson got to me. That's wasn't nice. OJ is innocent.:) Sorry OJ. lol.  If my cycle was a person it would be a free spirit. It does what the...
    AwesomeAngel AwesomeAngel 22-25, F May 13, 2012

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    Desperate House

    I always had regular periods till I was 18 years old i become depressed at that age causing my periods to become irregular. Each year that passed that increasingly became very irregular . At age 24 I met husband got married and was pregnant at age 26 . I was so excited and...
    Jolyjoe Jolyjoe 31-35 Sep 13, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I hate periods !! Its like a battlefield in your uterus... Nonetheless try Diane-35 it helps regulate the heavy flow and cramping.
    Mi5h Mi5h 16-17, F Jul 1

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    It literally feels like a jackhammer on my uterus. Can't Mother Nature just send me a text like "hey btw you are not pregnant, see you next month." Why the hell am I punished for...
    lillylolz lillylolz 13-15, F Jul 5

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    Things must have happened to me when I was a kid, there are periods where I can't remember anything about my childhood.
    jarret1234 jarret1234 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Ughh I've been moody , my lower stomach & back is aching and I don't have chocolate :( #girlproblems
    Rainbowkissesxo Rainbowkissesxo 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    The very first day I had my period, I had just turned twelve a week before. My parents birthday gift to me was to trust me walking around town alone for a set time, and then...
    raylynn24 raylynn24 22-25, F Jul 8

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    I think I'm dying... This is the most painful period yet.. My sister said see a doctor.. I don't want to see a doctor is there anything that can help the pain??
    xxcarysxx xxcarysxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Ugh yes I feel like someone's stabbing me in the ******* stomach everytime I'm on my period I just wanna go die in a hole k bye see you in the hole.
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I have extremely irregular periods. My first period came a bit earlier than for most girls, it hit me when I was 8, almost 9. For years they were extremely heavy and I was forced...
    CaraLina CaraLina 18-21, F Jul 12

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    So it's been 15 days since we had protected sex (we used condom and he didn't come either). We just did it for 2 mins or less. I have taken 6 HPT's already just to find out if i...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    What a difference a day makes. Today I got my diagnosis This morning my knowledge about borderline was somewhat limited. I have had friends who had borderline and those were very...
    Fireleaf1991 Fireleaf1991 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have had similar problems with my PCOS. We have been ttc for five years. It is so frustrating to see everyone around us get pregnant without even trying or on accident. I have...
    heatheralte heatheralte 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't think any girl would enjoy their periods. Surely there are some who are okay with it and accept it as a part of life, but I am definitely not one of them. Firstly, the...
    WhiteSparrow127 WhiteSparrow127 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Why ? Okay god,or Jesus, or science or who ever you think made life why would you make women have periods, I mean me by self am al ready a hot mess, so why would u want to add on...
    loveonmyarms1999 loveonmyarms1999 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    HAVING PERIODS = ACNE + EMOTIONAL + STOMACHACHE + ACNE + ACNE + SORE
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hello, I am 21 years old. I had an exploratory laparoscopy last August (2013) for symptoms of endometriosis. First of all, I got my period early-at around 8 or 9 years old. Since...
    ky1478 ky1478 18-21, F Jul 9

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    It truly sucks having extremely painful periods. No doctor can tell me why I hurt so badly. I don't know if it has to do with PCOS or having cerebral palsy. No doctor has a...
    sweetstar1 sweetstar1 22-25, F Jul 20

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    For the last few months I've been having panic attacks at least twice a week. The first time I had one I went to the emergency room because I had no idea what was happening. I kept...
    ElephantCozmo ElephantCozmo 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Just had my first anxiety attack in a while. I think mothers day was the last time I had one. Holidays are never good. Usually get one during thanksgiving and Christmas. Not sure...
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I have never heard of it but apparently its an obsessive disorder and people with borderline personality and anxiety disorder have it. I don't know how i am going to stop because i...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1