A 16-year-old female asked:
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had sex then started bleeding about 20 hours later. pregnancy or early period?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular bleeding: 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 Apr 10, 2014
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