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What happens if you start bleeding a week after your period was done?

What happens if you start bleeding a week after your period was done?

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. ...Read more

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Bleeding a week after your period few red spot then I get the brown spot what that could b because I naver had this problem befor. Thanks?

Bleeding a week after your period few red spot then I get the brown spot what that could b because I naver had this problem befor. Thanks?

Weird cycle: It is important to not panic just because one cycle if a little off from the others. The main issue is what is the pattern over time. If your cycles return to normal over the next few months then one abnormal cycle is not an issue. Always make sure your pregnancy test is negative. If you are not on birth control consider starting which will also give you better cycle control. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have implantation bleeding a week after your period? And have it last for 3 days but only occur once a day? Or so? I am on birth con

Is it possible to have implantation bleeding a week after your period? And have it last for 3 days but only occur once a day? Or so? I am on birth con

Pregnancy test: Implantation bleeding occurs only when you are pregnant. Since you had a period and are on birth control pregnancy seems unlikely. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. If negative then it sounds like you are either just had some blood left over in the vagina from your period or that you are experiencing breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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Light bleeding a week after period ended?

Light bleeding a week after period ended?

Ok to observe: Occasional irregular bleeding is generally not worrisome. If the problem continues next month a gyn provider should be consulted. ...Read more

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I'm bleeding a week after plan b. When should I get my real period?

I'm bleeding a week after plan b. When should I get my real period?

Can't be certain.: Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test ; notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have bleeding a week after you get off your period?

Is it normal to have bleeding a week after you get off your period?

No: It isn't normal and therefore you should see you doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a female starts bleeding a week after her period. Please am worried and concerned this hasn't happened before?

What does it mean if a female starts bleeding a week after her period. Please am worried and concerned this hasn't happened before?

Not uncommon: By the time you are 32 it will have happened more than once. Multiple normal things can cause this, like not having fully sloughed off your endometrial lining during your usual period, stress and hormonal changes, change in bcp to name a few. If it stops in a few days, no worries. If it persists more than 10 days, discuss with your gyn doc. ...Read more

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Why am I bleeding a week after my period?

Why am I bleeding a week after my period?

This is usally: Related to an imbalance of hormones. Advise your physician if it persists. ...Read more

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Could I have implantation bleeding a week after my 4 day period?

Could I have implantation bleeding a week after my 4 day period?

May be: Implantation bleeding is not a reliable symptom or sign. If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative, repeat the test 4-5 days later, unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Any reason why am I bleeding a week after my period now?

Any reason why am I bleeding a week after my period now?

See gynecologist: Any irregular or excessive bleeding that is different from what you usually experience should be discussed with a doctor. It might be a normal process related to aging or weight gain, but you want to make sure that it isn't anything worse, like an infection or cancer. Start tracking your bleeding on a calendar to help your doctor understand what's going on. ...Read more

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Any ideas on why I'm bleeding a week after my period now?

Any ideas on why I'm bleeding a week after my period now?

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. ...Read more

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I have a full day of bleeding a week after Plan B is this my period?

Don't know: Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test ; notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Can bleeding a week after plan b and protected sex be period if light or implantation bleeding?

Can bleeding a week after plan b and protected sex be period if light or implantation bleeding?

Either one: It could be either one of the issues causing the bleeding. Having said that, most women do have some irregular bleeding associated with plan B use. I would check a pregnancy regardless about 14 days after plan B taken ...Read more

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Took Plan B pill and started bleeding a week after (today). Had my period like 10 days ago. Why did this happen?

Took Plan B pill and started bleeding a week after (today). Had my period like 10 days ago. Why did this happen?

It happens: Taking Plan B or other emergency contraception pills can alter the timing or the quality of the current menstrual cycle bleeding and perhaps the upcoming cycle. One should check a urine pregnancy 3 weeks after taking Plan B, because Plan B works most of the time but not all of the time. ...Read more

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I am bleeding a week after my period and it has progressed from brown to red; it's not spotting at all. What's going on?

I am bleeding a week after my period and it has progressed from brown to red; it's not spotting at all. What's going on?

Weird cycle: It is important to not panic just because one cycle if a little off from the others. The main issue is what is the pattern over time. If your cycles return to normal over the next few months then one abnormal cycle is not an issue. Always make sure your pregnancy test is negative. If you are not on birth control consider starting which will also give you better cycle control. ...Read more

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I am trying to get pregnant, but have bleeding a week after the end of my previous period (after intercousre). Am I getting my period again?

I am trying to get pregnant, but have bleeding a week after the end of my previous period (after intercousre). Am I getting my period again?

Probably not: If what is descibed (bleeding after intercourse) is a one tme occurrence, then some spotting or light bleeding 10--14 days after the start of your period may be ovulation pain and spotting. ...Read more

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Having bleeding a week after taking morning after pill. Is that my period again? How long should it last?

Having bleeding a week after taking morning after pill. Is that my period again? How long should it last?

Sounds normal: When you take a morning after pill, it can alter the subsequent period. You can have early bleeding or late bleeding, or prolonged spotting. These symptoms should resolve after your next menstrual cycle. To be 100% safe, you may want to take a pregnancy test in a week or two, since this period may not be normal. ...Read more

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Is bleeding a week after taking postinor 2 normal even though I already had my period, or could I be pregnant?

Is bleeding a week after taking postinor 2 normal even though I already had my period, or could I be pregnant?

Preg. Unlikely, but: Plan B, Postinor 2, and other brands of emergency contraceptive pills can alter the menstrual cycle for the cycle in which Plan B or Postinor 2 was taken, and sometimes the next month's cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because emergency contraceptive pills work most of the time, but not all the time. ...Read more

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I took plan B within the effective time period. I experienced bleeding a week after. Does this signify no pregnancy?

I took plan B within the effective time period. I experienced bleeding a week after. Does this signify no pregnancy?

Plan B: May be or can be hormonal effect / implantation bleeding would check urine blood blood, Plan B like all methods I not 100%, so follow up with urine blood HCG, in a week or two, i.e. 2-3 days after you would expect your period. ...Read more

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I had bleeding a week after my period was due according to an app that estimates the next period, was it more likely implantation or late period?

I had bleeding a week after my period was due according to an app that estimates the next period, was it more likely implantation or late period?

Menses: Are you trying to conceive? Are you having unprotected intercourse? Cycle length, from first day of bleeding to next first day of bleeding range from 21-32 days. What you are describing could be entirely normal. If you are concerned about a pregnancy run a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I took Plan B contraceptive and started bleeding a week after. I wasn't supposed to get my period then. I've been bleeding for 12 days. Is it normal?

Plan B: Plan B disrupts the lining of the uterus so bleeding is a result of the medicine. As bleeding has been on for twelve days, I would recommend calling your doctor. ...Read more

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