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My boyfriend and I had sex and he came in me. I am on birth control but I take it everyday at 10pm and just finished my period today so was planning on starting my next pack. He came in me before I already started my next birth control pack so should I take the pill? I've been on birth control for a little over a year now.

YES  you should  definitely start your next pack on schedule.  

Hello, I'm 18 years old and the condom broke during sex. I recently had my period, but I'm on birth control and I heard withdrawal bleeding is different from an actual period. (I unfortunately missed a couple pills as well) Does this still mean I'm not pregnant... or should I take a test?

If you missed a couple of pills and the condom broke then you are at risk of pregnancy.

Most likely the bleeding was a regular period and you are not pregnant but not 100% sure. 

If it is possible to take a test then you will know for sure. 

Also please schedule an appointment with your primary care provider or at Corner Health to discuss types of contraception/birthcontrol that may work better for you. 

Hi ! I'm a 15 year old girl who is a bit worried About her menstrual cycle. First of all you should know i've never had sex, the furthest I've gone is being fingered about a month ago. Since then I've had my period once and now I've been waiting for the next one to come. I have also been taking antibiotics for my Skin for 20 days now. And now! my period is late, only by a few days but it's normally pretty regular. I'm also experiencing breast tenderness and slight cramps and discomfort in my stomach. I know that it is irrational but I keep thinking I might be pregnant, it sounds dumb but I think it is a fear that every girl has when she doesn't have her period. I also have friends who haven't had their periods in months and I'm very scared of that too. Could my period be delayed because of the antibiotics ? Or because of the stress I'm having thinking I might be pregnant ? Should I take a pregnancy test ?

In order for a pregnancy to occur a sperm has to come in contact with an egg.  If you have never had sex or any contact with sperm in the vaginal area then you are not pregnant. 

Periods are often late due to stress or use of new medications or other hormonal imbalances.  Most likely one of those is the reason for your late periods. 

This would be a good thing to discuss with your primary care provider or a Corner health Provider.  Please call to schedule a telehealth visit.  

Hi, I'm 16 and got my period within the last year. I have currently been lightly bleeding for 21 straight days, however, and I'm concerned. What could be some causes and solutions for this?

Abnormal bleeding can be from a few different things such as irregular hormones, infection, pregnancy.   

Please schedule an appointment with your primary care provider or at Corner Health for further evaluation.  

Corner Clinic is doing phone visits during the Corona virus  epidemic. 

Hi, I'm 16 and got my period within the last year. I have currently been lightly bleeding for 21 straight days, however, and I'm concerned. What could be some causes and solutions for this?

Abnormal bleeding can be from a few different things such as irregular hormones, infection, pregnancy.   

Please schedule an appointment with your primary care provider or at Corner Health for further evaluation.  

Corner Clinic is doing phone visits during the Corona virus  epidemic. 

Hi, I'm 24 years old. My period was scheduled to come around next week Saturday. However about a week before I had intercourse and my partner used protection. It has been quite some time (many months, almost a year) since I last had sex. The next day in noticed some bloody discharge and thought it could have been just vaginal tears/irritation. The following day it looked more like my period, the flow wasn't heavy, it seemed like the first day or just before my period starts. We did have intercourse again, without a condom but he did pull out. Later that evening I was bleeding heavier as if it was my first day of my period (came one week earlier) and was the discharge that you would normally see during your period, however it was much lighter than normal. Can having sex cause your period to come earlier and affect the flow to a lighter flow? Or did it just interfere a little with my cervix and my period will come fully as planned next week?

It is difficult to know if your bleeding is from hormonal changes or vaginal/cervix irritation. 

If your bleeding continues to be irregular please schedule an appointment with your health care provider or at Corner Health.  

If you do not use protection you are putting yourself at risk for unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections

Hello! I am 15 years old and I started my period on March 2nd and still on it (march 13th) making it 12 days on my period already. My period is usually irregular but nothing like this has ever happened, I'm just concerned it'something more than just an irregular period or something. Also it's like brown most of the time. thank you for reading this , I really need help thank you

Long and irregular periods can be from a few different things.  Please schedule an appointment with your primary care provider or at Corner Health Center to discuss further.  

Hello! I am a eighteen years old fellow girl. I've had my period when i was twelve years old since then i had it regularly. But after few years(maybe when i was 16/17 years old) i started to miss my periods by three to four months or even five and after that my period lasted for almost a month and then again miss the cycle by five months and again it lasted for a month. I've been to doctors but to no avail.

It sounds like you may have a hormonal imbalance or perhaps polycystic ovarian syndrome. 

Please schedule an appointment at Corner Health center to be evaluated.  

Hi, my period is 13 days late. I took 3 pregnancy tests and all are negative. I had intercourse with my partner 5 days ago and bled. It disappeared soon after. Should I be worried? I'm bloated and extremely nauseous.

Your late period and other symptoms could be for other reasons.  Schedule an appointment with your primary care provider or Corner health to get checked out 

I'm 16 and i started my period about 3 years ago. Just in the last year my cycles have been slowing down and now i have stopped having periods altogether. There is absolutely no way i am pregnant and I'm not sure what the problem is.

Please schedule an appointment with your primary care provider or at Corner Health Center to see if you have a hormonal imbalance or perhaps polycystic ovarian syndrome.  


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