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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Repeat the test: If the pregnancy test was inconclusive simply wait a day and then repeat it. If you are still not sure how to interpret the result then see a doctor s ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know why: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in earl ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Options: An occasional off month is common and does not indicate a problem. For continued irregular periods see your obgyn for an exam and testing. Depending ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Hormonal imbalance : And you are probably not ovulating. See your doc to find out what can be offered to help regulate you .
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many options: There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Ann Roberts
40 years experience Gynecology
It can be any length: Since a young woman's first menstrual period is usually anovulatory (meaning she is not quite mature enough yet to establish regular ovulation) the ve ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Brown
33 years experience Family Medicine
Hormonal Changes?: Assuming you've had no major chemical changes lately which could throw off your hormones -- such as changing your birth control method or dose -- some ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Check a home: pregnancy test if you are worried. Hope this helps!
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Nausea: She may be pregnant or have a viral gastroenteritis, or food poisoning etc. Start with having your wife go to her doctor for a pregnancy blood test. K ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Probably normal: Sounds pretty normal. Dark reddish discharge is blood that has had some time to form a clot. Active bleeding is bright red the dark stuff is older b ... Read More
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