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A 25-year-old female asked:

Spotting 1wk before expected period. 2days later 3day period w/heavy lower left cramping of abdomen. negative hpt. normally regular every month. preg?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Late period: 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 problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then repeat a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit.
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