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Period flow get less on first to third day

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: November 6, 2021 11:10 PM
Anonymous 2 months

Hii, im 27 and single. Usually i had my period every month (7days), never missed and face normal period pain. But since past 3 month, my period flow on 1st to 3rd or 4th day became less (which is unusual for me). It only starts heavy on the next day and i had my period pain as usual. May i know why? I didn’t take any medication, i work in office environment, normal bmi and had my covid vaccine on September 2021

Dr Sashini Seeni 2 months
General Practitioner

Greetings,

Thank you for choosing us to get an opinion regarding your menstruation issues.

Based on your explanations, you find changes in your menstrual cycle for the past 3 months. I will do my best to give informations regarding this issue.

For your information, there are various causes that can change your menstruation such as:

  • Stress disorders
  • Unstable hormones (due to medications or disease disorders)
  • Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
  • Anatomical abnormalities (i.e. polip, ovarian cyst fibroid, endometriosis, etc.)
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome,
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Use of certain medications
  • Exercises that do not comply with the correct guidelines
  • Thickening or polyps on the lining of the uterus and uterine fibroids
  • Breastfeeding
  • Hormonal contraceptives: Contraceptive pills or IUCD

You need to seek medical advice for an accurate diagnosis and early treatments to prevent any unfavuorable situations

I hope the above statement does help you in a way and if you need further assistance and explanations from us, you can talk to our doctor or our specialist online. Thank you.

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Last Updated: Sat Nov 06 2021 23:10:21 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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