A 20-year-old female asked:
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had my period about one week ago and now im spotting brown what could it be? i am sexually active not using any type of protection have regular cycle.

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Spotting: It is possible you may be pregnant. Purchase a pregnancy test to find out
Answered on Apr 7, 2018
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Dr. R Chouteau
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several things: Mid-cycle spotting can be from a small drop in the hormone level that can occur naturally. I would also consider the possibility of infection, pregnancy, or less common, a growth in the uterus like a polyp or fibroid. The first is not a problem, the others would need to be evaluated by a Gyn
Answered on Apr 7, 2018
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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 Apr 7, 2018
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