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Posted by: eml | 2008/10/29

regular &  irregular period

can you please help me to understand these, regular period , does it means, having your period same date every month? and irregular does it means skipping the month or two without period? i am confused with these terms, or having period every month but different days? cos Sept. was 7th and October 9th what is this regular or irregular? pls help

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Regular periods mean that you have a period at APPROXIMATELY the same time each month. This can vary by 3-4 days and still be normal. Completely random dates would make them irregular.

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Posted by: eml | 2008/10/29

not answered yet , i wanted to know regular means coming every month? and irregular means coming maybe after a month , meaning now is october,have seen it then November i see my period, and last month also ive' seen my period ? pls help sorry su i still dont get you. maybe is me but i still dont understand

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Posted by: Su | 2008/10/29

Irregular periods- Cycles between 23– 35 days are very common. A woman may get her period only one to four times a year. Or she might have periods that occur two to three times in a month and involve spotting or extremely heavy flow. Alternatively, she may have heavy episodes of bleeding every two to three months. Irregular periods are simply what is irregular for you.

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