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Light period then brown spotting

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to tell...: 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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: The main reason for light periods is change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disord ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
DUB stands for: dysfunctional uterine bleeding. This is the term for bleeding that occurs more often than every 21 days or farther apart than 35 days. It's also used ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal: Even with Birth Control Pills Menstrual period fluctuates. Although it generally comes when you are taking Placebo-Last week of the cycle; some times ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unreliable : Your basal body temperature probably hasn't dropped because it's almost completely unreliable. This is an old-fashioned technique with a very poor cor ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
If you are: sexually active, you could be pregnant. Take a pregnancy test. If negative, it could be a pelvic infection, or just an abnormal period. See your docto ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oligomenorrhea: Any cycles regularly lasting more than 35 days are abnormal and should be investigated. They can certainly lead to irregular, heavy bleeding. This sho ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Could be normal: But to be sure you need to have a gyn exam. These symptoms are vague and hard to make accurate assessment with out an exam. Sometimes a simple ultraso ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Bullock
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably from stress: What are your periods usually like? If your periods are usually pretty normal, i wouldn't worry about this. A weird month of bleeding could be from s ... Read More
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