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A 20-year-old female asked:

I have been experiencing an early (like 9 days) light period or spotting. i have the symptoms of lower back pain and light cramps every now and then. it lasted for 6-7 days like a normal period, but the flow wasnt the same, i dont know whats wrong?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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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