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Beckyxx posted:
  • Hey I had my first period in May and haven't had one since am I normal
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hopelesslyhelpless responded:
started mine when i was 15 and am now 23 and i'm STILL not regular. after talking to doctors they say that nothing is wrong with me and that my body has a very difficult time regulating itself. from what i remember about sex ed in school, it is actually really common to have one period and stop for months at a time when you first start having them.

if you are really concerned about it then go to a gyno and there is a pill they can give you that you take for a while and it gets you to start again. if you continue to skip then just get on the birth control pill.

ultimately there really shouldn't be anything to worry about.
 
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SunConure responded:
Yes it's pretty normal. I started mine at age 12 and my periods were never regular until I started birth control at age 15. Just recently in 2008 I had to go off my birth control for a period of time due to illness and my period never came while I was off birth control so after some testing with my doctor they determined I have PCOS and that explained why I wasn't getting my period on a regular basis. Now after having my first baby in September my body kinda jump started itself I guess cause I have had 2 periods now with no birth control in my system! I'm not sure how old you are but remember even though you may not have a period that often you can still get pregnant so take percautions if you have sex!! There is probably nothing wrong with your body, some women's body's just have a harder time regulating there cycles and it could take years for that to actually happen, unless your on a hormonal birth control.


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