HELP: “I haven’t had my periods and I’m not pregnant”

By Faeza
22 February 2017

Anonymous from Sebokeng writes:

I’m a 23-year-old woman in a

relationship. I haven’t had my

periods for a couple of months.

At first I thought I was pregnant,

then a fluid which smelled like I

was on my periods came out of my

private part. I took treatment, but

nothing has changed. Please help.

Dr Eve answers:

Irregular periods happen to

young women and this can

be unsettling. Periods are not

only irregular but they also can be

different each time they appear.

Your fluid may be a form of

menstruation. It may also be a sign

of infection. Get the clinic to put you

onto a contraceptive to regulate

your periods and always condomise.