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mod mod mod i have had discharge for a long time now for the last month i have had more discharge and cramps and bloating and moodiness and cravings will my period come soon
I can’t tell you when
your period will come because it’s different for everyone, but if you want a
pro opinion I would talk to your doc!
by dustyrose on 8/29/2013 10:59:19 PM
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I'm 16 & I've had my period for about two years. But I'm going on vacation with my friend and her family next week, and I'm supposed to get my period then. We're going to the beach every day, and I don't wear tampons I got it last year when we went, I don't wanna get it again! Are there any ways to make my period come faster??
Hey girl! There's no way to make it come faster, but there are ways to still have fun at the beach. You can try to avoid the water a bit or give a tampon another go. Bring a good book, some good music, and a pair a shorts. You can still have a fun-filled and relaxing vacation! Good luck!
by Kenziec97 on 8/17/2013 1:35:42 AM
I've been gaining 4 pounds in the last two weeks, my chest is hurting, I have lots of headaches, I'm grumpy and I've been havin lots of discharge. I don't use pads because I'm a bit afraid to tell my mum.
What shall I do?
And does this mean I'm getting my period soon.
Please help me!
by fashioncupcakegirl on 8/11/2013 6:54:45 PM
trust me u do not want your period i am 8 and just got it today
by pinkcat4305 on 8/7/2013 12:28:47 AM
MOD MOD MOD i am 8 and i think i just got my first period but i can not ask to use a pad so i used toilet paper and i am going camping tomorrow what do i do
You gotta ask for pads! It's not as scary as it sounds- every girl's been there. Ask your mom or older sister to pick up a package at the store for you.
by pinkcat4305 on 8/7/2013 12:27:15 AM
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i have gotten signs of my period like cramps and discharge headaches bloating do u think i will get my period soon
Be prepared with pads and tampons in your purse and locker at school- that way you're set just in case. It'll prob be some time soon!
by pinkcat4305 on 8/7/2013 12:15:11 AM
MOD MOD MOD i got a really bad stomach ache in my upper hip is it a sign of my period
You might have cramps, period or non-period related. Be prepared with pads in your purse/backpack just in case.
by pinkcat4305 on 8/7/2013 12:02:10 AM
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Hey I have a question for you! I've had my period for awhile now but I've skipped two months. My mom was concerned and took me to the doctors but they said its normal and can be caused by stress, which I have been lately. But can you explain better? And why does this happen?
Hey girl! Your doc knows best in this situation, so I would take that suggestion over anything. But, our minds and bodies are pretty connected so if you're stressed out it could throw off your hormones a bit. No need to worry! Just take care of yourself until you're not feeling so stressed anymore! Take a walk, read a book, or drink some tea! Everything will go back to normal soon!
by nats13 on 7/27/2013 2:48:19 AM
Before getting my period I had friends telling me how the everything will change, how I would not be able to resist guys, how my body would control everything, how I would need to eat and crave food at certain times. They tried to scare me and while some of it is kind of true some of it isnt. There are good things on not getting it too early too, so I wouldnt rush it. We do have certain cravings for foods and sort of for guys or we look at them differently then before our period. I guess its part of growing up. Best thing is that you cant get pregnant if you slip up and make a mistake with a guy but things do kind of change after getting it.
by fashionqn on 7/15/2013 3:54:05 PM
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I'm 14 years old im about 5'1 i way around 90 pounds. I've only gotten my period twice but it was irregular. It was first in December (so i was still 13) and then in April (two days before i turned 14). My doctor thinks i need to gain weight and thats why my period is irregular, but i thought all periods were irregular at first. I'm trying to gain weight but its hard because i have a high metabolism and i do around 16-18 hours of dance a week. Is it normal that my period is irregular? Do you think it has to do with me weight?
Hey! I think if that's what your doctor recommended, then gaining weight is the right thing to do. maybe ask your doctor for tips on how to gain even with your active schedule. Good luck!
by livelovedancesjda on 7/12/2013 11:51:55 PM
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I don't know what happened to me but on Dec 17th last year I started lightly bleeding and I had small cramps and a headache for about three days. Also, I haven't had it since and I have talked to my mom about this but she didn't know what to tell me about it. Would you call this a period? and Is there a problem with me?
Hey! the only way to really feel reassured is to talk to your doctor about all of these questions To be honest, that's what we mods just have to tell you guys when you come to us with any health concerns. You may very well be fine, but since we're not doctors and we can't even see you face to face, it's not for us to tell you what's fine and what isn't. You know your body. Trust your instincts and talk to your doc!
by glamm_girl88 on 7/11/2013 5:12:33 PM
I just turned 12 today......im on my period so pissed.......have had it for about 1 1/2 yrs. now
by khawkins on 7/11/2013 12:48:47 PM
MOD MOD MOD can girls pee standing up and can u give me 3 ways to do so
Hey girl! Trying to pee standing up can be messy, and there's really no point. Stick with the way your body was made to operate, and take a seat. xo
by pinkcat4305 on 7/11/2013 11:52:48 AM
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I'm 13 and haven't got my period I am 5foot 4 and I weigh the healthy weight ! I wear a 32a/b and I have had discharge for 2 and a half years and I have no idea why I haven't started and I kinda want to ! Why do you think I haven't ? X
Hey girl! Don’t worry too much about this- everyone grows
differently, and has their periods at different times. It’ll come eventually,
and for now, relax and enjoy life without your period.
by SunriseXD on 7/2/2013 4:27:15 PM
I have a question Mods. For a year or so I been getting that discharge stuff down below and it always been a clear/white color. But last night and another day, maybe last Thursday, it been a different color, like a cream color with some dots of red in it. Should I be worried?
That's pretty normal. Check out this GL article for extra advice:
And talking to your mom is always a good idea. That way she'll have your back when you get your period.
by BlownAwayCMU12 on 7/2/2013 11:56:12 AM
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I've had my period for about 5-6 months now(I'm 14, so i'm a late bloomer)and I have a question. The last two times I got my period, I don't really get cramps or anything! Only stress pimples(it sucks), headaches and the blood. Is that normal?
Hey girlie, totally normal. Not every girl gets every symptom associated with periods.
by annala99 on 7/1/2013 5:12:50 PM
My period is fairly new,and I skipped it in June.I know irregular periods are normal,but skipping it for a month!?!?Should I be worried?I know for a FACT that I'm not pregnant.
Even having your period only a few times in the first year is still normal. Don't stress! Talk to your mom and doctor if you're worried. xo
by jmy810 on 7/1/2013 3:45:27 PM
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I'm supposed to get my period on the week that i'm going to my aunt house... and she said oh yeah were gonna go surfing and whatnot but ive never used a tampon.. help!!
Here's a GL tampon guide:http://www.girlslife.com/post/2009/06/23/007-Period-Advice.aspx
Since it's the ocean and not the pool, you might be able to skip out on a tampon for a couple hours. Regardless, talk to your aunt about it. That way she'll have your back.xo
Since it's the ocean and not the pool, you might be able to skip out on a tampon for a couple hours. Regardless, talk to your aunt about it. That way she'll have your back.
by peaceluvmusic on 7/1/2013 3:12:33 PM
I HATE my period! As for the cramps, take Aleve. It really saves my life;) I take it for the first two days or so. Keep extra pads and tampons handy in case of a surprise accident. I got mine in 6th grade when I was 11.
by myfatsquirrel on 6/30/2013 10:46:50 AM
I feel like my friend leave me out, they ALL have there's and I don't even got cramps and my 13th bday is August 22nd and they just all turned 13. I hate feeling left out
by popgirl79 on 6/30/2013 10:22:39 AM
@GurlsRule94 That is exactly what I was thinking! While having a period means ur not pregnant(and Im thankful 4 that) it's painful! On the first day of my period I have cramps so bad Im screaming out in pain until I swallow two advils. Also, you get bloating, and if your like me, gas(ya I know... NOT FUN) Y couldn't our "period" be something like, u get the powers to see the future! Ya I know that impossible but at least our periods would be something to look forward to!
by Art Crazy52 on 6/30/2013 1:44:02 AM
Trust me girl. You don't want it to start.
@Crazykidey my mom started when she was 14 but I started at 12. It's perfectly normal. My friend's mom didn't get hers til she was 16.
by jo_crox on 6/30/2013 12:41:22 AM
I HATE having my period, i have tons of bright colors shorts 4 the summer and i cant even wear them, Im afraid i might leak...and i have a really heavy period and most likely i will leak....i need like mega-uber-think pads
TMI? ik srry lol
by Olivia_is_luv on 6/29/2013 10:39:51 PM
@Crazykidey Relax! There's no set date for you to get your period, and genes don't always fully affect the time it comes. A friend of mine's mother got her's when she was sixteen, but my friend got hers when she was fourteen. I was an early bloomer; mine came when I was ten. Don't worry about it!
by LittleUsagiTewi on 6/29/2013 3:47:21 AM
by WeirdBabe on 6/29/2013 1:56:05 AM
I'm turning 13 in 3 days and I haven't got my period yet.
I have had discharge for 2 years and I have hair on my "lady parts" and my underarms
I am a 36 a and I Haven't grown for a while so I'm kinda worried and my mom started when she was 13 I'm really really REALLY worried please get back to me A.S.A.P
by Crazykidey on 5/2/2013 9:35:15 PM
(i all ready had mine)me and my friend were doing piggy backs she did one to me and we took some pics and messed round for a bit then she went to the toilet but she was clear so she just got on my back and then we both felt hers come out i felt so sorry for her. i just got her a pad and showed her how to put if on then we carried on and then we both felt loads of blood coming out. (it was warm haha) after that she went to the toilet and she should me how much was there and it was full after half an hour !!!!!!!!!!!
by sarahrose on 2/6/2012 1:52:37 PM
why in the WORLD would you even want that???????
by GurlsRule94 on 10/28/2011 3:10:14 PM
by cupkake1601 on 8/23/2011 3:19:35 AM
by tatolover54 on 8/16/2011 12:32:47 PM
by tatolover54 on 8/5/2011 10:28:39 PM
hey i've had times when both me and my mom thought my period was here. i got all crampy i felt bloated i got major headaches i was always cold and extremely moody then i would go to bed and in the morning everything was fine. whats wrong with me please hepl!!
by cherice2733 on 7/19/2011 7:25:57 PM
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by daniellestyle on 6/15/2011 2:28:08 PM
by emma23416 on 6/7/2011 3:58:30 PM
hey GL! I thought I was getting my period soon, but apparently, it hasn't come. Is there something wrong, because I got this thick clear stuff, nd it looked like spit, but I just went back to normal. When is the average age to get your period? Please answer! <3
by queenra on 6/5/2011 10:01:24 PM
by Yuliya V. on 5/31/2011 9:48:26 AM
All girls are different. Some (like me) crave the moment when they find blood in their panties. Others wish want to stay a child forever so they can not have cramps, PMS, and headaches. Frankly I want my period.
by warriorcat4567 on 5/30/2011 7:28:44 PM
i feel ya girl, i want period to just come already
by maki lover on 5/15/2011 6:03:41 PM
by sassygirlh20b on 4/18/2011 6:54:04 PM
by queenra on 4/5/2011 12:42:08 PM
by queenra on 4/5/2011 1:06:39 AM
Actually there's no way to speed up that process. But you can make it Look like you have. Get a padded bra and add tissues. Easy. But you should wait until your body is ready. You dont get to live without it forever! (:
by KimmyN&O on 3/26/2011 10:40:49 AM
by KimmyN&O on 3/26/2011 10:31:37 AM
by Makeme20 on 3/25/2011 10:05:40 PM
by LoveHappens on 3/25/2011 7:23:41 PM
by LoveHappens on 3/23/2011 7:08:45 PM
no you guys are sooo lucky I would kill to not have a period. I got mine when i was 11! NO one else in my class has one (or not that I know of) and we're in 7th grade now!
by rememberyouarebeautifultome on 3/23/2011 2:46:15 PM
I'm 14 almost 15 years old and i still haven't started my period. All the other girls in my class already have. I really want to start it before i go to high school this coming year. I know its suppose to be a hereditary thing, but i was adopted so I have no idea of knowing when I should get it. Is something wrong with me? Is there anything I can do?
by kamie41 on 3/17/2011 5:09:41 PM
a few weeks ago i had a sore back & stomach , my friend looked at me fuhny and said it may be signs , today i had the same pain but just on on side of my stomach ,could she be right , <3 xxxxx
by mrsconversecullen on 3/16/2011 4:39:51 PM
by mrsconversecullen on 3/16/2011 4:37:51 PM
by LoveHappens on 3/16/2011 11:30:21 AM
LUCKY DUCKY! DO NOT WISH FOR IT EVA! It totally sucks. Especially during the school year.
by pumpkinerin on 3/14/2011 6:17:00 PM
You people who haven't started a sooooo lucky!!!!! i would trade places with you anyday. :/
by caitlovesoreo96 on 3/14/2011 12:56:36 PM
WE ARE LUCKY!!!
by Smileygirl86 on 3/10/2011 7:13:40 AM
Trust me, you do not want it to hurry up. Sure, it seems like all fun & games when you first get it and before you get it, but by the end of the day you're going to be anticipating the day it's over. Just enjoy your time without it.
by kke111 on 3/6/2011 8:20:23 PM
Believe me, you DO NOT want it. It is a pain, it's gross, and, well, plain out annoying. But, tampons are amazing!! You love them once you try them. But you have to try them when to love them.
by kitkatt23 on 3/5/2011 6:39:24 PM
by Bball41baby on 2/27/2011 8:46:49 PM
nerdisthewurd26 thank for helping me.But . . . . . . . . i still haven't got it
by native<3 on 2/24/2011 9:00:43 PM
by taylorswiftxx on 2/19/2011 7:24:19 PM
Trust me girly, you don't want it . It's messy and a pain. And let's just say I'm dealing with all the fun stuff as we speak. Ugh. I wish I could trade places with those who don't have it. If I knew exactly whatd Itd be like,I would hope id never get it . I did hope for that and that didn't come true.., :-( if I were you I'd be rubbing it in that I didn't have it! I miss the days when life was simple ....
by selena_wiz_lover on 2/16/2011 10:37:42 PM
why would you want it to come faster!?! i hate mine.. it draines the life out of me
by frillysocks on 2/15/2011 6:15:55 PM
native <3 it is perfectly normal my friend has the same thing for like 3 weeks. Your period is probably on its way.
by nerdisthewurd26 on 2/15/2011 4:04:26 PM
by em11ily on 2/13/2011 5:35:59 PM
by daloreanzone on 2/10/2011 6:52:35 PM
i fill weird because me and my friend are the only one in my group of friends that haven't stared yet. Am in my teens and same as my friend but don't wont it but if i don't get it then i think when i am older i can't have kids. i rather have it and have kids then not have kids at all. i know i can adopt but wouldn't you want your own kids.
by mazzie on 2/9/2011 12:59:17 AM
by daloreanzone on 2/8/2011 8:31:39 PM
ok..... i've been haveing WICKED cramps for 4 days! But i haven't gotten my period yet and everybody else has. Is that normal? Or am i a freak?
by native<3 on 2/8/2011 3:09:12 PM
If you are young I wouldnt rush the process, be happy with your body but I can see why you would want to if all of your friends are getting theirs. Periods affect so much, like,
our chest gets bigger
we sometimes retain more water
we get cramps
we get moody and irritable
we start thinking more about sex, like a lot more.
we have to deal with aunt flo every month.
Some of that is good but some of it is a pain, so I wouldnt rush it.
by luckykel on 2/7/2011 8:34:43 PM
ok sooooo i thought i got my period yesterday but after that i never got anything else in my panties. WHAT HAPPENED!!!!!!
by tweety2238 on 2/7/2011 6:15:37 PM
trust me u DO NOT want to speed up ur period....getting it sucks....i got mines and i hate it...
by kpopluver on 2/6/2011 7:32:44 PM
by LaynEpoo on 2/6/2011 3:38:36 PM
by Bball41baby on 2/6/2011 3:03:02 PM
by Bball41baby on 2/5/2011 4:58:44 PM
Why do all the younger girls want it so soon? It's a pain to have it! I got it when I was 13 (I'm 17 now) and I've hated it so much, it's messy and painful
by karatejenn16 on 2/4/2011 1:55:14 PM
OKay so I'm 11 and I have discharge and all that other junk I have to questions: when I start my period can I use tampons right away? And can I use a pantliner for discharge?
by zoe99 on 2/3/2011 8:26:53 PM
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by Pianogirl98 on 2/2/2011 9:56:32 PM
be lucky u don't have it
by jennyusa123 on 2/2/2011 6:34:02 PM
by Sammy4457 on 2/2/2011 5:38:22 PM
I totally agree with voucher.
by Championrider on 2/2/2011 2:51:28 PM
by gorillagirl14 on 2/2/2011 11:42:01 AM
by izzyrox7198 on 2/2/2011 11:27:36 AM
I'm about to turn thirteen and every single one of my friends have had theirs except me. Guess I'm just a late bloomer. But I'll be happy about that now!
by shyningstar on 2/2/2011 12:13:17 AM
hey chikas! im awesome at giving advice and answering questions, so if you need help with ANYTHING ill be happy to help and ill get back with you within 24 hours. remember, absolutly nothing is to weird or crazy for me
by purple chika on 2/1/2011 9:07:34 PM
i actually think periods are pointless. you might think it makes you seem older, but it's just gross.
by voucher on 2/1/2011 8:51:50 PM
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by ScarfGirlyy on 2/1/2011 8:17:39 PM
1 put ur hand on ur chest
2 say the person u loves name 4 times
3 put ur finger on ur nose
4 say their name 4 more times
5 put this in 4 articals and tomarow they will say i love u kiss u on the cheek or ask u out
by luette on 2/1/2011 7:23:15 PM
Sweetie, trust me you are so lucky not to have it yet. It is such a pain! Just enjoy not having it now and you will get it when it's time. <3
by chickadodee123 on 2/1/2011 6:53:02 PM
I have a hate and love relationship with my period. For some reason having my period is cool but then there's that dreadful week that you actually have it. It's so annoying in gym and in karate where I have to wear a white uniform!
by heyitsdianaa on 2/1/2011 5:30:25 PM
I hate having to go to school with my period! It is SO HARD! Especially when teachers are like you just went to the bathroom! Ugh...annoying! But anyways...if anyone needs advice on anything I would LOVE to help out!
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by cougargirl on 2/1/2011 2:51:11 PM
please dont want your period. it sucks enjoy life without it! (:
by christina3 on 2/1/2011 2:50:29 PM
Girly~ You have NO idea how lucky you are NOT to have your "." yet!! It is a PAIN! Enjoy not having it while you can.... Once you get it you'll probably wish you didn't get it so soon.... I know I do!
by dixiecowgirl on 2/1/2011 12:32:25 PM
Do not wish for your period!!!!! Horrible, man. That is all I can describe it as.
by fieldhockjock on 2/1/2011 12:07:16 PM
I wanted my period to come faster too because it seemed like everyone had theirs before me. Now I have it and its not THAT bad, but I hate having it at school :/
by baconncheese:) on 2/1/2011 11:18:43 AM
by Innu! on 2/1/2011 11:09:54 AM
I can't believe anyone would want their period ever. It's not fun, it's not cool, it sucks.
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