Periods - the facts periods; menstruation; menstrual; cycle; premenstrual; tension; blood; tampons; sanitary; napkins; pads; bleeding; uterus; vagina; painful; dysmenorrhoea; Contents The menstrual cycle and menstrual periods When do periods start? It may become easier to tell when you will get your next period. The lining of the uterus breaks down and flows out of the body through your vagina. You may only see a few spots of reddish brown blood. Change your pad at least every 4—8 hours or whenever it seems full or feels wet and uncomfortable.
Do you know when your mother is having her period, unless she tells you?
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Symptoms before a period Many women experience some symptoms before a period called pre-menstrual symptoms due to all the hormone changes that are happening. If too much blood is lost she can become anaemic not enough red blood cells. It could also mean there are other reasons - such as losing too much weight or exercising too much. Based on what we know from medicine, and what sex educators know from talking to people about this, the first three situations are the most common causes of vaginal bleeding, not the last. A short string attached to the end of the tampon hangs out of your vagina to help you remove it later. See your doctor right away if you are light-headed, dizzy, or have a racing pulse.