Quick Answer: How Many Days Do Periods Last For 12 Year Olds?

How long does a period last for a 12 year old?

Periods usually last about 5 days.

But a period can be shorter or last longer..

How long should my daughter’s first period last?

Typically, your first period will last from two to seven days and it may be very light, perhaps just spots of blood.

Is your first period Brown?

Your first period should last anywhere from 2 to 7 days. It may be very light, with just a few spots of brownish blood. Or it may start and end more brownish, but be brighter red on heavier flow days.

Can my daughter swim while on her period?

Swimming during your period isn’t a problem. However, you will want to use a tampon when swimming so you don’t bleed on your swimsuit. Pads won’t work and will just fill with water. The tampon won’t fall out if it is inserted correctly, so go ahead and make a splash!

Can my boyfriend feel my period symptoms?

Stomach cramps, mood swings and hot flushes. Yes, it’s that time of the month again. But these are symptoms reported by men, not women. New research suggests men suffer from pre-menstrual-style symptoms, in some cases as badly as women.

What do guys have instead of periods?

Of course, men don’t actually have the lovely bonafide PMS related to preparing the uterus and egg for fertilization. But some go through what’s called the male PMS: “IMS” (Irritable Male Syndrome). This can be attributed to men experiencing a drop in testosterone, the hormone that gives them their mojo.

Can your first period last 3 days?

How long a girl’s period lasts varies. It’s perfectly normal for some girls to have their first period for just 2 or 3 days. Many girls will have a very light flow of blood the first couple of times they get their period, others have more.

How many days is a normal period last for a 13 year old?

Generally last two to seven days. Menstrual cycles range from 21 to 45 days. Charting periods can help uncover any menstrual changes or problems.

Is it normal for a 13 year old to miss her period?

It’s common, especially in the first 2 years after a girl starts getting her period, to skip periods or to have irregular periods. Illness, rapid weight change, or stress can also make things more unpredictable. That’s because the part of the brain that regulates periods is influenced by events like these.

Why hasn’t my 13 year old started her period?

Some don’t get their periods because of hormone imbalances. Girls who are underweight or who have eating disorders may notice a delay in the start of their periods. Girls who are very athletic might not get their periods until they stop exercising or competing so vigorously.

How long do periods last for 11 year olds?

It may not be every 28 days, but it is often somewhere between 21 days and about 35 days. It varies quite a bit with different people, and some girls and women never get really regular periods.

Do boys get periods?

Guys don’t have periods because they don’t have a uterus, but their bodies develop and change too – the changes are just different. For example: their voice changes and they develop hair on their face and other parts of their bodies. So, although guys don’t get periods, their bodies do go through changes too.

Can a 12 year old wear a tampon?

“There is no certain age that girls can use (tampons) – they can use them at any age,” says Klein. However, for patients that choose to use tampons, Klein suggests these three rules: They have to know what a vagina is and be comfortable with that word and having one.

Can a period last 1 day?

Some women have periods every 21 days, while others have periods that are 35 days apart. When it comes to periods, every woman is different. Most women have periods that last around three to five days each month. But a period that lasts only two days, or goes on for seven days, is also considered normal.

Does your first period hurt?

Others can be washed and reused. Does having a period cause pain or discomfort? Some girls have a cramping pain in the lower abdomen or back or breast tenderness just before and during their periods. Others get headaches or feel dizzy.

Why do periods hurt?

During your menstrual period, your uterus contracts to help expel its lining. Hormonelike substances (prostaglandins) involved in pain and inflammation trigger the uterine muscle contractions. Higher levels of prostaglandins are associated with more-severe menstrual cramps.

Can you swim with a pad?

Swimming on your period with a pad is not advised. Pads are made out of absorbent material that soaks up liquids within seconds. Submerged in water like a pool, a pad will completely fill with water, leaving no room for it to absorb your menstrual fluid. Plus, it may swell up into a big soppy mess.

At what age can girls use tampons?

Posted 15 June 2011 under Ask Us. Once a girl begins to menstruate (have periods), she can use tampons. There’s no specific age since the time when a girl gets her first period isn’t the same for everyone.