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Question: What does my 2 day period mean?

 girlwithaproblem - Fri Sep 18, 2009 9:01 pm

My periods usually last 4-5 days but it only lasted 2 days this month. I have been going to the bathroom a lot and having a lot of lower back pain. Also during my 2 day period the first day was very heavy and the second day was not. What could this mean? Help please.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Sun Sep 20, 2009 1:07 am

User avatar Hello,
Most women experience irregular periods at times with no known cause or problem. Because hormones naturally fluctuate, a period can come early, late, be lighter or heavier than usual and it is all within the normal range. You do not need to worry simply because you have a light period.

If you are sexually active and fear pregnancy, take a home test for your peace of mind.

Best wishes.

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