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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello.
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   well, i have been have some irregular periods.
Doctor :   k
User :   and i was wondering if that was cause for concern?
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   17, female,student, single, 5'7' and i weigh about 200lbs
Doctor :   k
User :   it has been like have a period, skip, have one, skip...kindda weird right?
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   r u sexually active?
User :   no
User :   i don't drink nor do drugs
Doctor :   k
User :   should i be concerned or is this normal for someone my age?
Doctor :   cycles vary in length from one woman to another. They may occur at the same time each month or be irregular. Typically, a cycle occurs about once a month, but can be as short as 21 days or as long as 35 days and still be considered normal. Menstrual flow lasts about 3 to 7 days.
Doctor :   r u there?

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