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A 37-year-old female asked:

I started my lmp 2 wks ago. my periods are 28 days and last about 5 days.i am having cramps and i have blood whenever i use the restroom. pretty sure i am ovulating but i have never had bleeding during that time.the blood is red and not pink. normal?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Common problem: Irregular bleeding is 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, polyps and fibroids can cause spotting. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit.

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