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A 21-year-old female asked:

Im spotting outside my period 8 months now. i had a scan 4 years ago no pcos. i also have pain from ibs. could this be the cause? f, 21, 2 kids

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
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.

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