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16 year old who has regular periods noticed bloody discharge today. Had period about 2 weeks ago. Is something wrong or is it just spotting?

16 year old who has regular periods noticed bloody discharge today. Had period about 2 weeks ago. Is something wrong or is it just spotting?

Pregnant?: Pregnancy is a common and important cause of bleeding like this - If there is any chance you could be pregnant you will need a pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant and this does not persist it is likely not of major consequence - probably due to immaturity of your hormonal signaling. However, if it persists you will need evaluation. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Cause of bloody discharge 1 week after period..

Cause of bloody discharge 1 week after period..

Metrarrhagia: For your age group, you have spotting after regular period can be hormone inbalance vs, infection if have negative pap within months; otherwise if reoccur more than three months you should have to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Bloody discharge two weeks after period, how do I stop this bleeding?

Bloody discharge two weeks after period, how do I stop this bleeding?

Abnormal bleeding: Unscheduled uterine bleeding can be very worrisome sometimes. Things physicians must rule out for a patient your age are: pregnancy, uterine fibroids, cervical polyps, polycystic ovarian syndrome. Rarely endometrial and cervical malignancies can be seen although they are rare for you age group. Your actual weight can also have an influence in all this. ...Read more

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I took the next day pill and 9 days later i had a 3 day bloody discharge, is that my period?

I took the next day pill and 9 days later i had a 3 day bloody discharge, is that my period?

Likely: I recommend taking a pregnancy test just to be sure. Also recommend talking to your provider about starting birth control pills/ring/patch, depo shot, or getting an IUD or Nexplanon so you won't have to worry about this in the future. ...Read more

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Noticed after a long flight i had bloody discharge almost like a period but not expecting my period for another 10 days is this normal?

Midcycle bleeding...: Some women can have some bloody discharge midcycle that is related to ovulation. If it just happens once, I wouldn't worry too much about it. If you it becomes a pattern, you should have it evaluated. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What would cause bloody discharge ? My period was a week ago And it started off heavy and then light.. am confused

What would cause bloody discharge ? My period was a week ago And it started off heavy and then light.. am confused

Infection? STD?: There are many causes of either abnormal vaginal discharge and abnormal bleeding. Having both at the same time ('bloody discharge") usually means an infection. If at risk for STD (new partner, partner with other partners, etc), the gonorrhea or chlamydia are strong possibilities. Any abnormal vaginal discharge or bleeding requires medical attention; see your doctor ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more

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Bloody discharge I have been having brown discharge, now it has turned into a bloody discharge. My period shouldn't be here for another week. Is this normal? What can I do to stop it?

Bloody discharge I have been having brown discharge, now it has turned into a bloody discharge. My period shouldn't be here for another week. Is this normal? What can I do to stop it?

This : This may be due to ovulatory dysfunction (you ovulated later than expected or didn't ovulate this month). You can often control the bleeding with supplemental hormones most often in the form of birth control pills. Other options are progestins like Provera (medroxyprogesterone) to initially stabilize the lining and then synchronize the shedding. ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more