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spotting 4 days before period is due

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: If you have been taking the pill regularly, you are unlikely to be pregnant. If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the res ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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You would know: by now. At 26 weeks, your uterus would a few inches above your belly button and the fetus would be kicking and moving around. Spotting is common betw ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gayane Ambartsumyan
20 years experience Fertility Medicine
Pregnancy test: If ever wonder, just do a home pregnancy test.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: Patience is a virtue, a valuable one. A urine pregnancy test done correctly should give a reliable result on 3 weeks after when conception might have ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. R. scott Thornton
42 years experience Gynecology
Can be normal: If you haven't missed any pills, then you are experiencing breakthrough bleeding. It is not dangerous and does not decrease the efficacy of the pill b ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Brown
44 years experience Gynecology
OK for spotting : If your period is "due" and expected to be on time, starting a couple of days early with some spotting is nothing to be alarmed about. If you are hav ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 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
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Needs evaluation prior to treatment, best to see your GYN
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 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
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spotting: 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

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