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spotting 15 days before period

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthrough: This is breakthrough bleeding and at 46 years of age it can be normal. One episode is likely due to hormonal shifts, but should it continue you shoul ... Read More
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovulation: Given the timing of the spotting, midcycle, this is most likely related to a brief, abrupt drop in estrogen that occurs with ovulation. Given your ag ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menstrual cycle: Need to know more...Are you on the pill, have you missed any, are you taking any other meds, associated with sex? See you gyn.
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Irregular bleeding: This is may be normal but you should take a pregnancy test if it is even a remote possibility. Wait and see what happens.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovulation: Often there is some bleeding at the time of ovulation. That blood can be slow to come out. By the time you see the blood it can be very dark or black ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This could be: Break through bleeding related to hormonal imbalance.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
43 years experience Internal Medicine
I'm not sure: There are a lot of possible reasons: just an early period, a pregnancy from the last cycle with some spotting as the fetus implants in the uterus l ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pregnancy test: The HCG level is generally detectable a week after the first missed day of your period or 2-3 weeks after conception. Recommend rechecking the home p ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yonatan Mahller
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Early period: As a woman ages menstrual timing changes. This is normal.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It may be: Break throught bleeding related to hormone imbalances.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
An imbalance of : Estrogen ; Progesterone could be a cause.

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