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Puberty for girls?
Beckyxx posted:
  • Hey I had my first period in May and haven't had one since am I normal
hopelesslyhelpless responded:
i 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.
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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