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A 30-year-old female asked:

Removed iud in jun and had reg periods. spotted 5d (at most needed 1 liner for a whole day) starting 6d before period due. 6d late w/ neg hpt. preg?

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Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 20 years experience
It is common to have: irregular bleeding in the first 3 months, sometimes heavy. Your body is trying to get used to life without that IUD, which means your hormones are in flux right now until it rights itself again. I would check another pregnancy test in 1 week if you have had unprotected intercourse during the "danger" period. If that test is negative again, I would just wait. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap.
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