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I am 15 years old and this is still my first year of having periods. I had them for about 5 months and then they stopped for three months. Is it normal for my periods to be irregular the first year?

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So i am 15 years old and this is still my first year of having periods. I had them for about 5 months and then they just stopped for almost three months. Then I finally got it, but it only lasted two days then stopped. Is this just because they are going to be irregular my first year?

Periods are often irregular for several years so I’m not surprised to hear that you were regular for a few months and now have missed three months. Many adolescents have anovulatory cycles, meaning that an egg is not released. Interestingly enough, if a young woman begins her periods at a slightly older age (>13 years) it may take longer to establish ovulatory cycles that are associated with more regular periods. It is important to remember that even if a young woman has irregular periods, she CAN get pregnant. When people are sexually active, they need to practice safe sex (pregnancy prevention and protection against STIs).

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