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My period should be here already or arriving soon. I get one every month but the time between cycles isnt always the same. Ive never had sex before. I have clear discharge and sometimes white. is this normal when my period should be starting?
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Hi Questions1,

Discharge is totally normal. And the discharge you are describing doesn't sound like anything to worry about. Take a look at this page, Honorably Discharged: A Guide to Vaginal Secretions and see what you think.

There are also lots of reason why your period could be irregular, late, early, etc. This page is great for figuring that out, MIA, or Dude, Where's My Period. If your period is irregular for more than three months I think it's a good idea to check in with a doctor just to be sure something else isn't going on.

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Thanks for your help. But is it normal to still have clear or white discharge even a couple days before your period?
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You're very welcome. Yep, clear white discharge is normal. Glad I could help [Smile]

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Thanks.I was worried because I read that white discharge is also common during early pregnancy. Is there anyway you can tell if the discharge is normal or caused by pregnancy?
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Nope, there is no way for me to be able to tell that. But let's try to assess whether you have had a risk of pregnancy. Take a look at this page, Can I Get Pregnant, or Get or Pass an STI From That? .

What do you think? Is there any reason why you should be concerned about being pregnant?

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The most ive pretty much done is fingering. So is there anyway this could be a pregnancy risk?
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What did you read in the article haleigh linked you to about pregnancy risks and fingering?

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Its says theres no risk but i just wanted to make sure that there isnt a way that it could be a risk
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Nope, our articles are kept up to date and accurate- what you read in the article per risks with fingering is accurate.

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Okay thank you. So it is normal to still have discharge even if its been 35 days since my last period? My period varies every month but Ive never missed a month
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As you read in the article about discharges, it's usual to have discharge of one type or another at any point in one's cycle.

While the amount, texture, and colour may vary, most people with vaginas are going to have some type of discharge most of the time; it just may be less noticeable at some times.

Do you keep track of when you get your periods? I ask because if you do get them after different amounts of time, it may be that your period really isn't late at all.

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Yes i do keep track of them. Most of the time i get them between the 25-30 day of my cycle. I have only gotten it on the 31-40 day a couple times which is why im worried about this now
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Okay so really its sounding like you may want to try to get in to talk about these irregular periods with your doctor. But being you have in the past had longer waits between cycles a couple of times best thing to do until you can get in with your doc about them is try to relax.

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Also I read that stress and excercise can delay your period. Ive been exercising more lately but I dont think its intense or anything. Could this maybe by why its late?
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It's possible. There are many reasons periods can be late: they're listed in that MIA article Haleigh linked you to in her first post.

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Thanks for your help. I guess ill just wait a bit longer and hope it shows up
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You're welcome. If you're still feeling worried about your period not showing up, how about doing a bit extra to take care of yourself and help with that stress? Whatever helps you feel better when you're worried about something: a movie, reading a favourite book, going for a long walk, whatever.

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