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A 37-year-old female asked:

Lmp dec 19. next period due 13 jan. today red on toilet paper but none on pad. is this spotting? do i still count it as first day of period

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Spotting: Since you have a history of constipation the blood on your toilet oaper may be due to your constipation or a possible hemorrhoid.The next day or two may give you a better answer.If blood remains on the toilet paper only see a gastroenterologist. Good luck!
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