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Late period, now light bleeding with no cramps. not on birth control, and had some sexual activity with bf not to include full penetration. worried?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Irregular periods: 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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