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A 18-year-old female asked:

Sex sept 4. got expected period sept 18-24. neg preg test. light pink spotting oct 2+3. next period due oct 17. preg? why am i spotting a month after?

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Dr. Stephen Sudler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Ovulation: Light spotting midcycle is not unusual and most likely due to hormonal changes caused by ovulation. It is not a period especially if a normal one follows as expected.

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