A 26-year-old female asked:
I was 8 days late on my last "period" had negative hpt s and then "started." it was very light and only spotting for 2 days. still neg hpt.what to do?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Sparacinoanswered
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Anovulation: It sounds like you had an anovulatory cycle; one in which the ovary fails to release an egg. The body usually reverts to normal spontaneously.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Agree with Dr. S: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx
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Last updated Dec 11, 2019
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