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Irregular and light spotting what does this mean?

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Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Depends: On your age. Could be due to hormonal irregularities or pathology in the female organs. See your gyn.

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What does light spotting mean?

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Dr. Victoria Hagstrom
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Menstrual bleeding: Light spotting refers to a small amount of vaginal blood flow, like a very light period. It can be normal to have spotting with ovulation or at the beginning or end of a normal period, or during the sugar pill week if taking birth control pill. If it happens while pregnant or after menopause, it should be checked out.

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Last updated Jul 25, 2013

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