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A 17-year-old female asked:

last normal period started apr. 23, but it was late. now i have light brown blood starting may 17, can this be a normal period?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Many options : 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.

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Last updated May 19, 2014

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