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A 24-year-old female asked:

Missed period. spotted on days my period was due with normal cramping, back pain. very small blood cloths in the morning but pad/tampons would have nothing on them after this. brown/red spotting day before. not sexually active. was this my period?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Irregular menstrual periods are common. The fluctuations of estrogen and progesterone can be easily affected by stress, weight gain/loss, thyroid problems, and uterine issues such as adenomyosis or fibroids. If the symptoms persist, talk to your Dr about your irregular periods and what testing can be done to determine the cause.

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Last updated Mar 19, 2021

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