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Airem
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My girlfriend has had her period for about 6 or 7 days now, and while it's getting "less" she says, i still wonder how that happened? I mean at first we were worried about her not getting her period now she got it and it won't go away! lol. She says her periods are very eratic so i guess this is just that but i wanted to see what yall thought.
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I'd say don't worry about it. It's not uncommon for a period to last up to a week. Periods are known to be especially erratic in the first few years, so even if your girlfriend has not had a period this long before, it's still perfectly alright.

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daria319
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Periods aren't ever perfectly normalized, even on the pill. They can differ from month to month. Sometimes they'll be longer, sometimes shorter.

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twentysix
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my periods have always been about that long, so i don't really know why your girlfriend should worry about it.
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Well, when mine started I used to get it for 6-7 days. Now 7 yrs later it's usually 4-5. So your gfriend's might change as she gets older.
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