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Is it normal for a period to last only 3 days or is it an early sign of pregnancy ?

I am currently 18 and i have unprotected sex with my boyfriend for some time now.I used to have a normal period of 5 days.But since 5 months ago my period became quite unusual it lasts for only 3 days.Is this some kind of pregnancy or is this normal? please help me out im worried
Asked On : Tue, 23 Aug 2011
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hi welcome to health care magic.see first sign of pregnancy absence of you have period means you are not pregnant don't be too much is normal.
Answered: Tue, 23 Aug 2011
Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
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This could be due to mild hormonal imbalance. It could also be due to stress. Not to worry. Remember to have safe sex. Always use condom to prevent pregnancy and STDs. Eat healthy. Drink plenty of water. Do exercise everyday. Stay stress free. Pregnancy will not cause this. You can get hormones checked by Gynaecologist.
Answered: Tue, 23 Aug 2011
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OBGYN Dr. Rakhi Tayal's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
Having a period at regular intervals is absolutely normal thing even if the bleeding happens only for one day. It has been seen that gradually the bleeding reduces to 2-4 days as the age advances. You can get your hemoglobin levels checked.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal

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welcome to HCM Forum,
during pregnancy menstrual cycle stops. you have a periods regularly that means you are not pregnant. 3 days period is normal. so don't worry.
take care..
Answered: Tue, 23 Aug 2011
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