A 21-year-old female asked:
I just had my period witch was normal as usual been off maybe 3 days and now i'm lightly bleeding with cramps never had this happen before and i've never been any birth control ever is this normal?
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Dr. Yvette Westfordanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No worries yet!: Dysfunctional bleeding is irregular uterine bleeding. It is caused by a disruption in the hormonal stimulation to the uterine lining. The bleeding is unpredictable, may be excessively heavy or light and may be prolonged, frequent, or random. Low dose combination hormone therapy is the initial treatment of choice. Since this is your first time, no treatment is necessary...unless pregnant. Need UPT.
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