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light bleeding 5 days before period

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
One-time episode?: A doctor can check to see if there is any worrisome medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of t ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Horak ii
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Spotting: The first thing you need to do is a pregnancy test. Then we can go from there.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Always a possibility if you are sexually active. Take pref test if you are worried. Also could just be having an irregular period.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
48 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Good chance: 22 year old female light bleeding 5 days before period date. Did not have regular period. Negative pregnancy test. A lot of symptoms, asks if can stil ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe hormonal: imbalance. Estrogen/ progesterone. If discharge continues would recommend medical eval. Take care.
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A female asked:
Dr. Lori Mcneal
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Early period: everybody can have an unusual period occasionally. When in doubt, you should do a home pregnancy test.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If you menses: Are on, it's not likely gonna be implantation bleeding in that 4 days prior to cycle the embryo is microscopic. Try a upt if it's a possibility. Rea ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norma jo Waxman
33 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: Are you on contraception? Which type? Does your period come every 28 days? How long does it last for? Why are you on ketorolac and what other med ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Irregular cycle: This may be a hormonal breakthrough bleed; however, if sexually active and unprotected, get a pregnancy test. I also suggest a GYN evaluation.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
Might be ok: Hopefully you are taking a basal body temperture every morning before you get out of bed and have detected a biphasic shift indicating ovulation. if ... Read More

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