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Question: Only get my period about 3 times a year.
|Sleepless31 - Sat Aug 07, 2010 4:37 am||
I'm perfectly healthy. I don't have any allergies, and I havent been on medication. The only thing, is that I used to get bladder infections a couple years ago. I'm 15, and I got my first period on my 13th birthday. (so 2 1/2 years). Ever since then, I've only gotten my period about 3 or 4 times a year. I'm really starting to worry. What's wrong with me? And could this affect my ability to have children?
|Debbie Miller, RN - Mon Aug 09, 2010 5:58 pm||
It is possible you are not ovulating every month but if this continues when you are ready to try to conceive, there are ways to help you so I would not be alarmed about this now. In many cases time alone solves the problem - as you mature, your periods become more regular but in the first few years following the menarche this "hit-and-miss" cycling is considered normal.
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