A 18-year-old female asked:
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i starting bleeding 9 days before my period starts. it lasted a day with mild cramping and not a lot of blood. i got my period the following week for the normal time i usually get it, the blood was just lighter flowing. does this mean i could be pregnant?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test: 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.
Answered on Dec 3, 2015

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