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Spotting at the beginning of period

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Anovulation: It sounds as ifyou may have suffered an anovulatory period; one in which your ovary failed to release an egg. This temporarily disrupts your hormones ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Brown
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spotting: Depends on your age, history, medications, exam, and symptoms. A doctor will be able to examine you, rule out pregnancy, polyps, cysts, infection, vag ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Generally not: Spotting is usually not associated with the normal menstrual period (menses). However some menses can be light and present like spotting. If you are ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: In some people it can. If the woman has a condition and does not produce much estrogen then spotting would be a period. People on continuous cycling o ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure: Is it the time that your period would normally occur - if yes - it might be a light period. Is it as heavy as your normal period?
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Period: If you had sex recently and suggest you do a home pregnancy test
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Mid cycle spotting: Best to see a gyn and get evaluated for your irregular spotting and dysfunctional uterine bleeding (dub). Good luck.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please see your: Gynecologist if your period has lasted for 19 days. This could lead to anemia. Take care.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
25 years experience Family Medicine
Spotting vs light: Spotting is not enough bleeding to acknowledge that one has a normal menstrual period. A light flow is usually not as heavy as the woman is used to, m ... Read More
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