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A 21-year-old female asked:

i ended my period a week ago now i've had brown spotting a and now its bright red with cramping? what could this mean, im ttc?

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Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Need eval: Irreg bleeding and spotting can occur commonly. When you are trying to conceive if you planned it appropriately at last ovulation - you cold have had a fertilization that did not result in a viable pregnancy and this can lead to this type of bleeding and cramping. Take home pregnancy test and sched appoint to see your pcp. Good luck to you.
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Ovulation problems: If the luteal phase, just after ovulation, is short, new bleeding may occur. Pelvic ultrasound and proper hormonal testing may give you the answer.

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I had UTI and while I was getting treated I was bleeding a lot, like a normal period, but is that normal? I had my period a week before I had uti.

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Dr. Annette Fineberg
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