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A 27-year-old female asked:

My last menstral period was 5 days late, and when it started it was extremely light. some mild spotting, for a day, then extremely light flow for about 3 hours, and then it stopped all together. there was no pain. i had sex with my boyfriend a day later,

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Dr. Ashwin Patel
43 years experience
Home pregnancy test: It seems you have been sexually active even before this period. I would recommend you to take a home pregnancy test if you are not on birth control pills. If the test is negative then wait till the next period to see if it regulates. Make sure that you use good birth control measure if you don't want to get pregnant. I f the period remains irregular, you should see an Ob/Gyn for evaluation.

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