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?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 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
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
99 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 27, 2020
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $19/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.