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Is it normal to have two periods back to back?

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Is it normal to have two periods back to back? I bleed for about a week before what I think is a period. The bleeding slows and then i bleed again for another week.

It is possible that you are bleeding with ovulation and it can feel like you are having “back to back periods”. About 5% of women who are not on birth control can have ovulation bleeding which can feel in many ways like a period. While extremely frustrating, there is no evidence that ovulation bleeding is of concern. That being said, there are a number of reasons for irregular bleeding – I would make sure to track your bleeding pattern and bring that information to your primary care provider or gynecologist so you can figure out together if it’s indeed related to ovulation.

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