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30 day cycle to 28, to 25 days, to 32?

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I am wondering if premature menopause could be the problem. I am 30 yrs old and used to get my period every 30 days, but it gradually got closer over the last couple of years. I mentioned it to the doctor a few months back and she said not to worry unless it was less than 25 days. It eventually got down to 25 days apart and stayed that way for a couple cycles. I lost track with my current one, and realized that I didn't get it yet, when 32 days had already passed. As soon as I realized it, I got it. It is on the light side, so I guess it isn't impossible that I could be pregnant. I am going to wait a couple of days and see if it gets heavier. My question is what could be causing such an erratic cycle (30, 28, 27, 25, 25, 32)? I don't have any new medications or any changes in my life. Could I be going through Premature Menopause? I am married and have not been on birth control for over 6 years, and have not been pregnant since going off of it.
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replied December 6th, 2010
Hi,
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Having variation of +/- 5-10 days in your period cycles is considered to be normal. It usually happens due to various forms of stress affecting hormonal pattern. The lighter period could indicate possibility of pregnancy if you are sexually active and not on any birth control. Consider visiting your gynecologist for a thorough check. A hormonal analysis done would help in knowing if these are due to menopausal changes.
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