Hi. I'm 19, and ever since I got to college this fall, my period has been...a bit less than regular. I got it right before I came (in September), then it skipped a couple of months, then I got it in December and January, skipped February, and just got it a week ago. And when it does come, I don't get cramps. I always got cramps before. I'm a virgin, so there was never a possibility that I was pregnant--that's why I didn't get it checked out before. But what are the possible causes of this? Is this kind of thing usually serious?
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Big life changes, such as moving away to go to college, can have an effect on the menstrual cycle. But if you've been having irregular periods for a few months now, it wouldn't be a bad idea to get it checked out, just to be safe.
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