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Brown Spotting Instead Of Period
No problem: If the spotting is occurring during the time you'd otherwise expect a "period", it's nothing to worry about--for many women who've been on the pill for awhile, periods can get lighter and lighter. This is a good effect, not a problem. Brown spotting just means the bleeding is lighter. ...Read more
I have eating problem. I restrict calories. I'd panic if i had to eat a meal. Second month now of brown spotting instead of period. Is this ok?
Seek Help: Your disrupted cycle is likely related to your food restriction. It sounds like the food issue is a serious problem for you. It is important for you to seek out a good medical evaluation, and to also get help for a probable eating disorder. ...Read more
Having very minor brown spotting instead of period blood. have pcos but not using any pill for it.wt can be the reason of this spotting?
PCOS: With PCOS you do not ovulate regularly. When you don't ovulate you don't produce progesterone which stops the uterine lining from growing and makes it get mature. If the lining just keeps growing, it gets so thick that parts start breaking of and you start spotting or bleeding. Over time, this un opposed growth can increase the risk of cancer so you need to see you doctor for treatment. ...Read more
My first bhcg was 65 then 2 days later 57, I have been having brown spotting instead of period for 9 days, what should I do wait for bleeding?
Had period one week after unprotected sex. This month very light brown spotting instead of period. Negative pregnant test. Is this stress induced?
There's brown spotting instead of regular period with light pink spotting 5 days later. Is this okay?
May be some: Hormonal imbalances. Brown spotting is likely old, deoxygenated blood bleeding cleaned from the uterus. Pink spotting may be small amt of blood mixed with vaginal secretions. If this regulates back wouldn't worry about it. If irregular pattern persists seek medical eval. Take care. ...Read more
Is it ok to go on provera (medroxyprogesterone) oral if you had brown spotting instead of a period for 2 months?
Yes: Especially if you are trying to get a full blown period . It is ok. ...Read more
Is it normal to observe brown spotting instead of a period on yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?
Common: It's not normal but it is common to experience. It's not associated with anything dangerous. ...Read more
Yes they can: Fibroids are benign (non cancerous) tumors of the uterus that are associated with painful, heavy periods. Depending on their location, they can certainly cause bleeding unrelated to your cycle. They can be treated with medications that are hormonal or non-hormonal, and they are also commonly treated surgically by removing the fibroid (s) or the entire uterus. ...Read more