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Starting Your Period

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is puberty?
Q: What causes the changes in my body?
Q: What happens to my body during puberty?
Q: Why do I get pimples?
Q: My breasts are not exactly the same size. Is this normal?

Before My First Period

Q: What is Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS)?
Q: Will my period hurt?

After My Period Begins

Q: I sometimes have white pasty discharge on my panties. What is that?
Q: My period cycle is not always regular. Is there something wrong with me?
Q: My period flow is very heavy. Is this normal?
Q: Why do I get cramps during my period?
Q: What can I do to minimize PMS effects?

My Emotions

Q: Why do I sometimes feel emotional during my period?
Q: Why do I argue so much with my parents?
Q: How can I overcome shyness?

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