Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

spotting 3 days before period starts

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Probably nothing: If you had sex since your last period and you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 da ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many options: Spotting is of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy ?'s: The conditions represented make pregnancy very unlikely. Ask your gyn physician about low dose oral contraceptives, which are a safe and more secure ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be normal: There is a certain amount of variation in the periods that is normal. So if it happens occasionally it is likely nothing to worry about. If there is ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Wallner
40 years experience Gynecology
Can be,...: ... But may represent infection or other problem.. Keep an eye on it and see your gyn if needed.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian Cyst?: Could be having hormone imbalance or ovarian cyst. If you are not using birth control and are trying to get pregnant, this could be causing you not to ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: This is a normal aging process and is not a cause for concern in anyway. So long as you're still having cycles you're still ovulating. The average age ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Spotting: Due to probably minor cuts on the vaginal mucosa during sex.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prabably not: It is quite common to have some spotting or light bleeding due to implantation and that is most likely why you had the spotting. Bleeding like a perio ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
   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 self corrects over time.  if you are not satisfied or it continues to happen  then consi ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month