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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common problem : 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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A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nice side effect: Light periods are one of the nice side effects of birth control for some people. Hopefully this trend will continue for you. If you think you might be ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Crabb
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spotting common: Spotting and some irregular menses is common after starting bcp even if taking the pills at the same time every day (+/- 1 hour). Ectopic (tubal) pre ... Read More
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not so fast: If you got on the pill after an event of unprotected sex then ovulation may already have occurred, thus do a pregnancy test.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Light period: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in ear ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Happens...: It happens some times.....
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some thoughts...: A home urine pregnancy test is very accurate by 3 weeks after sex or 1 week after missing a regular period. Pregnancy is a common cause of a missed pe ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular bleeding: This type of bleeding can be common. As we age, there can be more changes in our menstrual cycle. It's possible that you had a period, it's also poss ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anovulatory bleeding: Pregnancy is always on the list of possibilities when a woman has abnormal uterine bleeding or cycles. You may be having anovulatory cycles (cycle wi ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience Dentistry
Only if: It happens again, in that case have your self examined , as many reasons can disturb your period like physical and emotional just to name a couple, .
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on history: Most people tend to have regular periods every month, occuring every 28-35 days with bleeding lasting for a fixed predictable duration. However, some ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
DUB: It is called dysfunctional uterine bleeding related to abnormal changes in hormone levels. I presume you are not pregnant and not on contraceptives, b ... Read More

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