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abnormally light period

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cause/Effect: Bleeding of any type including menstrual can cause anemia (low hemoglobin), but anemia does not cause bleeding. Need to follow the causality (vs assoc ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracie Leonhardt
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
See GYN: You should see your doctor for vaginal cultures. You could still have an infection. Not all vaginal infections are sexually transmitted. Foul odors ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: most pregnancy test are accurate after a missed period but some can detect pregnancy before missing the period
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
11 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: In both instances. If you are wondering if you are initially pregnant, use a home pregnancy test to confirm initial pregnancy. If you already know a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No, but . . .: As long as you can reassure yourself that you've been diligent about taking birth control regularly as directed, then there's really no need to worry ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Not pregnant: You had your period after intercourse, so you cannot be pregnant. Constipation can be due to many things like diet or lack of exercise etc
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you are concerned: That the light bleeding is not your period, you can take a home pregnancy test to find out if you pregnant.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Jones singer
37 years experience Gynecology
Yes: If you are concerned that you may be pregnant then take a pregnancy test 1week after a missed period.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This could be: Breakthrough bleeding with your regular period to follow.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Light period: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in earl ... Read More

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