Menstruation

Am I pregnant? Here’s a timeline of what I have been experiencing, I keep track of all this in my period tracking app. I don't take birth control, and I do not have symptoms of STDs. No burning, itching, or smells. We depend on the pull out method, I scheduled an appointment at the end of this week to wait it out..I just hope someone else can relate??? AUGUST 3rd- intimate (unprotected) AUGUST 4th- I took a plan B AUGUST 6th- intimate (unprotected) AUGUST 6th- that night after sex my period came on AUGUST 6th-11th- PERIOD AUGUST 12th- intimate (unprotected) AUGUST 15th- intimate (unprotected) AUGUST 17th- I woke up with pink blood spot, it then got darker during the day, it turned brown, now it is a red spot—literally. I panicked because I had period 5 days ago! I’ve been on google for hours... We were probably intimate between the 12th and 15th...I'm just anxious, it will be my first pregnancy. I am 20 years old so I am having mixed emotions....any clue on what I should do?

In order for a pregnancy to occur a sperm needs to come in contact with an egg.  It is difficult to know when you ovulate (release an egg) unless you are tracking it.  Most women ovulate sometime between days 11 and 17.  (Day 1 is the first day of your period).

When you take Plan B it can adjust your hormone schedule and make your periods irregular. 

So it is difficult to know why you have had irregular spotting.

Come in for your scheduled appointment. 

Also you may want to discuss reliable methods of birth control including the LARC's (Long-Acting Reversable Contraceptives) to prevent this anxiety in the future. 

So its been about 10 weeks since my friend and I fooled around a bit. He never penetrated. And since that time I've had my period regularly same duration and flow size and am actually was supposed to start last week, but I still haven't started, is it possible I'm pregnant, if not what could be the reason why I haven't started yet? I'm a healthy 18 year old female and I've always started regularly but this time I'm late... Please help

From what you describe it is very unlikely that you are pregnant.  In order to get pregnant a sperm has to come in contact with an egg.  Stress and other changes can effect your hormones which can effect the timing of your period.  If your period is 2 weeks late it is recommended that you get a pregnancy test.  You can come to Corner or see you primary care provider.

I got my first period when I was 10, and since then I have consistently had 2 periods per month, each one lasting 7 days with heavy flow. I am now 17 and very VERY tired of this. I’ve gone to the doctors two years ago, and they could not find a reason for it but gave me birth control pills and iron pills to try to regulate my period and help with my anemia. While taking the birth control pills my period did decrease to 1 per month, but once I ran out of the pills it went back to 2 per month. I am now back to my previous schedule. Do I need to worry?

Many women need to use birth control pills (oral contraceptive pills) to regulate their periods. 

Schedule an appointment with your health care provier or Corner health for further evaluation and to discuss your options

I’m 21 years old and up until about 2 years ago I had regular periods, but for the past 2 years I get a period every 3-4 months, I also started noticing hair on my neck check and stomach I’ve been tweezing and shaving because of how embarrassing it is. I can’t seem to get up the nerve to go to a gynecologist because I feel so uncomfortable having to be looked at.

Your brief description of symptoms could be polycystic ovarian syndrome.  (PCOS) The only way to know what is causing your symptoms is to visit your primary care provider or Corner health for further assessment which would include a physical exam (not necessarily a pelvic exam) and blood tests.  There are treatments that can be helpful. 

If I am ovulating had intercourse and took my pill 13 hours late could I get pregnant

Yes, it is.  If you ovulated and the egg comes in contact with sperm it can result in pregnancy 

I have light periods(Contained by a light tampon) ,but I just had a fairly large clot. Somewhere in between a nickel and a quarter. I had cramps and back pain before I passed it. Why am I getting these clots if my flow isn't that "heavy"

Having clots during menstruation may happen for many reasons but mostly are part of normal menses  If these worsens or is bothersome you may wish to speak with your primary care provider. 

I have struggled with irregular periods ever since i can remember. I had my son almost 3 years ago and I have been trying to get pregnant again, I recently went 5 months with no period ( constantly taking pregnancy tests ) and 33 days ago i finally got my period . thing is now it wont stop, I have been bleeding for 33 days now ; every time I think it will stop because I to some hours without bleeding I will bleed again as if Im starting a whole new period.

From what you are describing it seems like you have a hormonal imbalance.  It is recommended you schedule an appointment with your primary care provider or a gynecologist.  Lab test can determine if there is an imbalance and there is treatment to help regulate your periods.  

I'm 19 and half and for the first time i have my periods 10 days earlier is this normal or is this something else"

Getting your period early is most likely a variation of normal.  Periods can be effected by many things such as stress, changes in routine, nutrition, weight gain or weight loss.  If you have had unprotected sex and there is a chance you could be pregnant light bleeding can be implantation bleeding.  

I'm 15 and when I started having my period at 13 it was regular but over the past few months had become irregular and I am currently 46 days without a period since the first day of my last period. I have been having a lot of discharge which changes color and consistency throughout the day and a few days ago I had blood tinged discharge and I'm not sure if that was ovulation because of how irregular my cycle has been.

Many women go through times when periods are irregular.  Often it is due to hormonal changes from stress, illness, change etc.  Sometimes there is an underlying reason that needs more medical attention 

You should schedule an appointment with your primary care provider /dr. or call Corner Health to schedule an appointment .  

I get bullied all the time for not having my period yet (im 14) i also get bullied for having aa breasts and its not something i can control but it hurts so much to get judged for something i cannot control at all.

Puberty begins for people at different ages.  Unfortunately, people can be very cruel and hurtful.    Please schedule an appointment with your dr or come to the Corner Clinic.  It is helpful to talk to someone about what you are experiencing.  


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