A 40-year-old female asked:
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day 25 of cycle: intermittent brown spotting. day 25-32 of cycle: 1-2 day menses. low progesterone?

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Dr. Michael Sokol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Possible low progest: This may represent low Progesterone or inadequate estrogen preceding the secretion of Progesterone from your corpus luteum/ovum. As long as this process is monthly, it is likely within the normal range for ovarian/uterine functioning.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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Dr. Sudhir Bansal
74 years experience Endocrinology
Oligomenorrhoea: Progesterone helps shedding of the cycle the amount of flow depends on multiple reasons but is controlled by endometrial lining thickness and. Is controlled by estrogen levels amongst other factors.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017

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