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A 42-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing irregular spotting. 3 days now. very light. brown. no pain or discomfort and no other symptoms. its 8 days until my next period is due. when should i see a doctor? and who can i see as part of my cover?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Menstrual ?'s: Spotting irregularly, mid cycle may be due to irregular menses with longer thant usual intervals between ovulation, leading to higher levels of estrogen in a given cycle from sustained ovarian production. Other causes, like fibroid tumors, polyps or cervical inflammation should be evaluated by your gyn physician's exam and/or testing.
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