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Period stopped and then spotting

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually sel ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds normal : It sounds like you are still having regular cyclic monthly periods. This would be normal. Spotting just means old blood. It turns brown when it has b ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Boelter
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common complaint: Not all periods are strictly on time. Don't worry unless your bleeding becomes a new problem for you.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tyrone Malloy
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below: Two periods in a month may be perfectly normal depending upon the space between the periods. It may also represent break through bleeding which may be ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
26 years experience Gynecology
Not uncommon.: Some women have dark brown bleeding with their cycle or at other times while taking a birth control pill. This will usually resolve on its own. If t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
I recommend...: Seeing a doctor, since i don't know your full medical history it is hard to say what exactly could be happening, but to make sure it is nothing seriou ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems Obgyns treat. If this is a one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurri ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
DUB: Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is related to abnormal changes in hormone levels. I presume you are not pregnant and not on contraceptives; check a pre ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gwendolyn Cole-Hoover
34 years experience Family Medicine
Pregnancy: If you have been sexually active you need to see a doctor.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: it takes several months to "normalize" after you stop the pill (and , in fact, many women NEVER have the same "kind" of menstruation after the pill fo ... Read More
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