A 36-year-old female asked:
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spotting after a light 8 day period(that came early) sore breast for a week, tubal ligation almost 5 yrs ago...pregnacy test said neg.whats going on?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular periods: 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 do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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