Period Shorter Than Normal?

Answer

Menstrual periods that are shorter than normal can have a variety of causes.

  • If your period is abnormally short, it is possible that you may be pregnant.

  • When a fertilized egg attaches to the uterine lining, some women experience implantation bleeding, which can appear as a lighter and shorter than normal period, and usually start at about the same time your normal period would start.

  • If you have recently begun taking birth control pills, or stopped taking them, this can affect the regularity of your menstrual cycle.

  • Young women that have recently gone through puberty may not have balanced hormone levels yet and their periods may vary.

  • The onset of menopause is also a possible cause of shorter than normal periods.

  • Stress and illness can also have an effect on your menstrual cycle, check with your doctor about any changes in your body that may signal underlying health issues.
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It might me just a difference periods can do alot of things but it may be because your underweight or not eating probably.
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It could be a sign that you didn't ovulate this
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Age? Sexually active? Ever had a pap smear? How long have you had your periods? Could be pregnant, or it could just be an odd period.
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Not medical advice: Changing hormone levels might make your period short one month (2 or 3 days).
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