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A 33-year-old female asked:

i stopped pill in oct2012. my period 12.24.12-12.31.12 - red blood. from 1.9.13-1.18.13 - light brown spotting only. is this a period? preg tests neg.

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Anovulation: It sounds as if you've had an anovulatory cycle. These are cycles in which the ovary fails to release the egg. This alters hormonal levels and distrupts the cycle. Call your doctor.

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Last updated Jan 31, 2013

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