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Hi123
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So, on Tuesday I started my period. It was just a couple of days earlier than expected and I had a lot of cramps. The flow was normal for the first day, where it just began. But on the second day, it wasn't as heavy as it normally would be. The color was a sort of dark red, but not really dark like normal. Then it just seemed like it stopped, like it's the 5th or 6th day for me. Is it normal for period flows to be different from time to time?

P.S I took cold medication on the first day, could that have any affect on the flow?

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Bodies are not machines, so they don't work exactly the same each and every time. Having an unusual cycle where a period looks a bit different can be normal. Cold medicine should not have any impact on your period.

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The thing is, is that about a month ago I had sex with my boyfriend, he wore a condom and pulled out long before he ejaculated. So when I got my period I was relieved, but then it started getting lighter, I had bad cramps for the first night then it stopped. I'm used to having cramps for the first few days, and heavy bleeding, but this time it tapered off a bit. It is 2 days earlier than I expected, but this does sound like a period right? It's just kind of different?
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So it just pretty much stopped, but its only the 3rd day, weird stuff has happened when I'm on my period, but never like this before...
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Using a condom and withdrawal is very effective at preventing pregnancy, and it does sound like you're having a period - just a bit different than usual (which as KittenGoddess said can happen sometimes). It really does not sound like you have any reason to be concerned about pregnancy here.

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