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can dieting cause spotting

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Diet, exercise, stress can all effect your cycles. If it continues or if you are menopausal, see your doctor soon.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Can: Excessive weight loss may cause hormonal disturbances and spotting. It would be a good idea to consult your doctor if the problem is persistent.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: If you are spotting and your period is due - you are probably starting your period. The periods can vary somewhat in intensity. If the bleeding last ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many options: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Sounds normal to me: I don’t think you need to stress over this. Watch what happens over the next 4-6 months and let us know I& things are becoming abnormal. Relax
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms can't be solved in this forum. You need to see your doctor.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
A few things: First,are you saying you're having spotting but not starting your period,or that you never have a cycle and only ever have spotting?If you have had un ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spotting: Does this occur after physical activity or after sex? Are you on the birth control pill? Have you gained or lost weight recently? If this started rec ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joyce Adams
43 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Retained menses: Brown spotting after a menses can last for several days. The color is due to the menstrual fluid staying in the vagina or coming out of the cervix so ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It can: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Yes, it will...: Luprolex for females is one of brand names of leuprolide to competitively and eventfully decrease estrogen production; hence, its injection will cause ... Read More

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