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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you aren't sure: if it was an actual period - take a pregnancy test. The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a lig ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Pregnant?: You may be pregnant. Check a home pregnancy test if you miss a period or the nausea continues.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Tested too early: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular bleeding: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Vaginal infection?: Check with your gynacologist for possible vaginal infection.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
BCP pregnancy: 23 F went off pill for few wks had sex with "protection" back on pill with light period. Asks; Should I worry about pregnancy. ANS: Yes. There is no ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sometimes : Sometimes a patient's hormones can fluctuate for no reason. I'm not sure of your age, but women who are 45 and over can sometimes start having lighte ... Read More
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Menses: Normal menses is every 3-5 weeks (10-13 per year ) lasting 1-8 day (if longer thant10 days, see docotor) . Sometimes you may skip a period. Home pregn ... Read More
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