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A 32-year-old female asked:

Day before my period starts, when i have a bm ill see a tiny bit of pink spotting from vagina when i wipe.then nothing. period starts the next day. still nursing my 17 month old. can this be normal? never spot any other time. period is 5 days long.

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Evaluation: You will need to see a doctor to check for rectal bleeding. Since the blood is present during bowel movements one should be evaluated to confirm that the source of bleeding is the vagina and not the rectum or anus
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