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spotting 5 to 6 days before period

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Vag spotting: You need to wait for your period. If your period comes, then don't change anything. If your period comes 1 month after the spotting, then your system ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common complaint: 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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Could have an: imbalance of estrogen & progesterone.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
An imbalance of : Estrogen ; Progesterone could be a cause.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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No: This is old menstrual blood mixed with vaginal and cervical mucous.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Margaret ONeill
36 years experience Gynecology
BTB: Did you miss any pills or take them late? Have you been on other medicines, especially antibiotics? Have you been sick, nausea or diarrhea? Do you hav ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
44 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It may be: Break throught bleeding related to hormone imbalances.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
It happens sometimes: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, a longer or shorter ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
42 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 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

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