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A 30-year-old female asked:

I have been spotting dark, dark red blood for the last two days and i've never spotted before. i did just start antidepressants. my period hasn't started yet. is this normal? am i okay?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Likely okay: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx

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