Doctors Lounge - Gynecology AnswersBack to Gynecology Answers List
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Doctors Lounge (www.doctorslounge.com) does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site.
DISCLAIMER: The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. Please read our 'Terms and Conditions of Use' carefully before using this site.
Date of last update: 10/14/2017.
Forum Name: Gynecology
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||
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.
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.