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if a girl is spotting what does that mean

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience Pediatrics
Check with OB/GYN MD: Get physical exam by gynecologist. It may be related to some problems, not visible by the naked eye.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Doctor: Have her seen by herpediatrician: its sometimes a foreign body in the vagina, could possibly be signs of menarche - either way, see her pediatrician.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Coulter-Smith
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
This is normal: Many women have light cycles. If you are trying to achieve pregnancy and have not been successful, see your doctor to be sure you are ovulating and t ... Read More
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Female Anatomy: This is an abnormal situation and there is little we can offer here. I would say you need a very good gynecologist to evaluate you. This will include ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmed Hasan
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Period or trauma: She could be having her menstrual period. However if she is on oral contraceptives and does not think that it is her menstrual period and also has pai ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
Unprotected sex: Sexual intercourse can cause spotting, and as long as it is just spotting and there is no pain, it should resolve in 1-2 days. If it does not resolve ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yasmin Pirani
16 years experience Family Medicine
Not strange.: Irregular periods generally mean that you are not ovulating properly. Sometimes women will see blood from the vagina as the vaginal mucosa has become ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derek Haas
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
No worries: Birth control pills (BCPs) have higher progesterone effect than estrogen. Not only do they prevent women from ovulating but they also prevent the ute ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bleeding: Continued vaginal bleeding over a five month period isn't anticipated. Suggest that you discuss wi your gynecologist.
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Suggests tissue dmg: The spotting and pain suggest some tissue injury.It may be a minor abraision that would heal with simple tub soaks/clear water douching or you may hav ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to guess, but: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after ... Read More
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