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Can Spotting Look Like A Period
Yes.: Spotting is merely a description of the amount of bleeding. Women can have periods that are heavy, light, spotting etc. You can also have bleeding that is not a period that is heavy, light, spotting etc. Spotting is not necessarily different than a period. ...Read more
Ive had my period 8 days ago and now I am spotting and its starting to look like a period why what could wrong and should I worry?
Usually not an issue: Are you on the pill? If so, have you missed any? If NOT on the pill ...If your last period was 100% normal for you and you are not having any pain, this is likely just a glitch in the timing of ovulation and is not an indication of problems. If you last period was unusually short, light, or otherwise noticeably different AND you're having pain you might want to get a pregnancy test ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been having a very light pink period for two days now This does not look like my regular period. It looks as if i am spotting what should i do?
What does spotting look like? I thought i was spotting but now it almost looks like a normal period .....
Small spots of: Blood that is very light bleeding, . ...Read more
What could cause a really light flow almost like spotting if period was due on monday and now it happened today but no pain like always have?
Spotted yesterday it stopped spotting again today and it was light pick an cm, felt like a lot but it wasn't like a period an i'm not suppose to start until 4 days?
Common complaint: Not all periods are strictly on time. Don't worry unless your bleeding becomes a new problem for you. ...Read more
I've been on the same bc pills for 8+ years. Just started having thin, thread like spotting week before period. Should i be concerned?
Is this normal that the flow of my monthly period for this month is like spotting only compare last month its heavy/medium flow. Thanks in advance.
Probably normal: Women will experience changes in their cycle from time to time. When this happens, it may take a few cycles to get back to normal. If you dont get to normal, check with your doctor. ...Read more
Im told Plan B can cause spotting but I have what feels like a period for 5 days now is that normal? 2 weeks before my next period? Do i take a test?
How long does spotting last I just spotted today and it wasn't a few drops it's was like bits of it I'm trying to figure out if it's a period or preg?
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
What does it mean if i take like 5 days of pills at once for a few months and only spotting when expected period but this time brown spottin mid cycle?
Not enough: Information give. What pills, how often and what the reason are things we shoukd know. ...Read more
Generally not: Spotting is usually not associated with the normal menstrual period (menses). However some menses can be light and present like spotting. If you are generally regular with your menses and the "spotting" is occurring at a different time period then it's probably not your menstrual period. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: In some people it can. If the woman has a condition and does not produce much estrogen then spotting would be a period. People on continuous cycling of oral contraceptive who go off can have light to spotting for a period. The use of Progesterone can inhibit the growth of the uterine lining so all you might get is spotting. I'm probably leaving others out, out of room too! ...Read more
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