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I was bleeding 5 days before my period starts but it was light

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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Side effect: of depo progesterone injection can be irregular or heavy bleeding.

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jakavick
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Light bleeding: If your period is usually as regular as clockwork, and you’re now late, you may well be pregnant. In early pregnancy, light bleeding or spotting is co ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Variation: It's probably a simple variation in your cycle. Keep track and be checked if the bleeding persists or the cycle doesn't normalize next month. Get a pr ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Very very unlikely: Unless you ovulated very late, implantation bleeding would occur before your expected period not after it. Most likely it is just a late period.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Lane
38 years experience Psychiatry
NOT "normal"!: I don't understand why you wouldn't go see an ob/gyn for a problem like this! if you've been sexually active and without protection, it could be an in ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not much: It just means your period is lasting a little longer than usual. Having sex on your period or while you are still bleeding is not dangerous if that is ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
May be normal: Menstrual irregularity affects 15% of women in any given cycle. This may be a cycle where hormone balance was not adequate leading to prolonged bleedi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fluctuation: Occasionally it can be normal to have some irregularity, if this is a one time thing i would wait to see what next month brings. If you are having pa ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: But then you wouldn't get a period.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe not preg., but: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pre ... Read More

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