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Brown Spotting On Depo Provera
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
Many possible things: In the first 1-3 mos, spotting/irregular bleeding is quite common, and can occur even with perfect pill use. It doesn't mean there's a a problem. But if you've been on the pill for awhile, there are many possible causes of bleeding-- from infections, even stds, to polyps of the uterus or cervix, to fibroids, to missed pills, or other causes. See your doctor. ...Read more
On Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). Spotting red, then brown discharge and then white gooey discharge. Is this pregnancy? This is my last month of Depo-Provera (3rd month)
Ovulated&had sex 5 days ago.Had brown discharge like spotting on day4&now have pink spotting on day 5.Started BC 15 days ago.implantation/breakthrough?
So on day 12 of cycle I had very light pink spotting then on day 14 brownish spotting now it's day 16 very dark brownish black color spotting confused?
Old blood: Most likely this darker blood is older blood that has been left from your previous period(s) in your uterus, cervix and upper vagina that is just now deciding to come out and cause some brown/dark brown/black spotting. If it continues in large amounts I would advise you see your doctor to make sure everything's ok but otherwise t his isn't too unusual. Take care! ...Read more
Does bleeding on depo for 8 days mean it's not effective? Brown light spotting for 7 days red heavier bleeding today. Depo shot on Jan14 1st dose
No. It means only: ...that the Depo shot has thrown your cycles off. Eventually you may have just occasional spotting or even no period at all. High levels of progesterone (which are in Depo=provera) make conception very unlikely b/c it shuts down ovulation and creates an inhospitable environment for sperm. If you were given patient info from the doctor or the pharmacist, I recommend you read it. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Stopping continuous birth control pills for period.. Brown discharge and spotting on week off? Normal?
Common side effect: See attached for similar reports of the side effect from this BCP. Since Loete is a low concentration pill, If you continue to experience persistent discharge, you can discuss with your doctor for starting a higher concentration pill. ...Read more
Spotting pink then brown for 2days.Lower stomach cramps.Period ended 9days ago. Some dizziness. Periods are regular.Not on birth control. Sexuallyactv
Last period 1.5-1.9.15 light pink spotting. Never had spotting or period this light. Now mild cramping & light pinkish light brownish greyish discharge off n on past week. 2Negative preg test. Help?
Sex on 14th, light pink spotting 20-25th, dark brown spotting instd of period 28-today(30th). Pregnancy test neg. Should I be worried? PID?Cyst? PCOS?
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
Last period on 26May.Very light reddish brown spotting from 28Jun-3Jul.But pregnancy test on 4Jul was negative.Can i be pregnant? Period cycle 34 days
Probably not: A pregnancy test can be falsely negative very early in a pregnancy, but the modern ones are very good about detecting pregnancy by the time a period is missed, so I doubt that you are pregnant. Also, even a light period is still usually a period. If you remain concerned, re-test in a week. ...Read more
Maybe: If you just started the pill, then some slight spotting or bleeding is normal. By the end of the third or fourth pack of pills you should be bleeding only at the end of the pack. If you are still having irregular spotting or bleeding by then you should see you doctor to find out what is wrong. ...Read more
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