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A 19-year-old female asked:

i was 17 days late on my period, i woke up and used the bathroom. there was light pink blood when i whipped. i can't tell if i'm bleeding or spotting.

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Dr. Kirstie Cunningham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Hard to say : With your period 17 days late and now with spotting, this could be your period starting. Also, if there is any chance you could be pregnancy you should do a home pregnancy test. If it turns out that you pregnant, you should see an OB/GYN soon if the bleeding continues.

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