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A 19-year-old female asked:

I had sex 3 days ago, and after that i've been spotting dark brown, now its light pink, and red. what does this mean?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Irregular bleeding: 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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