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Fort Lauderdale, FL
A 17-year-old female asked:

Should i go to the doctor if i've been having abnormally light periods for four months and what can be the cause

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Light bleeding: Not all bleeding is a period. It could be that you haven't ovulated a few months and are just having breakthrough bleeding and not a period. You could be pregnant if you are sexually active. If on a birth control pill it could just be a normal side effect of the pill. It could also be new onset hypothyroid. Since its gone over three months, i would see a gynecologist.
Last updated Sep 5, 2013

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