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Should I be concerned about spotting

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Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
If : If there is any concern that you are pregnant, then please take a pregnancy test. It sounds like you had a severe fall. If you have continued spotti... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Cervicitis: This represents infection or worse. It is a sign that your gynecologist needs to examine and test you.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Yes, somewhat: Most healthy, normal women don't have spotting during the month. They bleed during their periods, and don't bleed in between periods. Frequent spottin... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Spotting: I recommend that this be reported to your gynecologist, even if it's just for peace of mind.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See you MD: There are many different reasons for having spotting before a period including pregnancy! your md will ask about your history. Age , medical c... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
No: No, this is fairly normal for missing a pill. Continue w the pack as usual and always use extra protection for a week after you miss doses.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Perhaps: You should be evaluated for infection. If you are birth control that possibly could be a reason as well.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Bleeding p surgery: Mild spotting or red-brown discharge 3 weeks after hysterectomy is not abnormal, as long as it is not in large quantity or bright red. Give it another... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Your hormones are in: .. flux for some reason. Irregular periods and spotting could mean you may have some hormonal imbalance that could be affected by many different fact... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Breakthrough: bleeding is what you are describing; however, if you have been having unprotected intercourse, do a home pregnancy test. Monitor your cycles and infor... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes: But not for the reason you think. It is not the best planning to have to use plan b, you need to have adequate contraception at all times unless you ... Read More

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