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Hi I am 35 years old and married, I don't remember having a period twice in one month but it could have happened a long time ago when I was younger. I had my first period on the 1st of July and it looks like I may be starting one again that started on the 23rd. Could it be that my cycle is changing the timeframe from the first of the month to close to the end? Or will my cycle go back to the first of the month?

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replied July 25th, 2011
Womens Conditions Answer A25435

Welcome to the ehealthforum. I am glad to help you out. Sometimes periods can come twice a month in a cycle that is short, with one period coming in the first 4-5 days of the month and the second period starting in the month end.

If you have short cycles of 24-26 days, then one period can start at beginning and other at the end. However if it happens again then it can be due to polymenorrhea which could be due to several causes such fibroids, adenomyosis, endometriosis, uterine polyps, hormonal imbalance, thyroid problems and bleeding disorders.

In that case, consultation of a gynecologist is required.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations, and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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