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A 36-year-old female asked:

4 days very light red spotting when wipe, didn't miss only bc pills took plan b since 1 st mth on bc, pg test neg, normal for period to be this light?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Irregular periods are one of the most common problems Obgyns treat.: If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections &  hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do  a home pregnancy test .  there are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit.  

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Last updated Apr 3, 2014

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