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I'm on birth control and im spotting I took a new pack and started it before I ended my period now im spotting can that b the problem to why its happen?

I'm on birth control and im spotting I took a new pack and started it before I ended my period now im spotting can that b the problem to why its happen?

Possibly, yes. If: ..your normal period was interrupted when you started the next pack, some of the menstrual lining which should have been shed during your period may be now causing spotting. In general, it's best to take your pills exactly as directed. If you do so but continue to have spotting, I suggest you make an appt. W/ your GYN doctor. You may need to be switched to a "stronger" pill. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more


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I've been off depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 4 months now, was suppose to get my shot end february, no period had spotting at the beginningfeb. Ideas period going?

I've been off depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 4 months now, was suppose to get my shot end february, no period had spotting at the beginningfeb. Ideas period going?

Depo amennorea: Hi jennifer830
If your last depo shot was Feb 2015, you can expect quite a prolonged period of amenorrea or no period, until the periods kick in. The reason is that depo is a powerful inhibitor of the pituitary ovarian axis and it takes a long time for your pituary to start producing FSH and LH in sufficient quantity to cause an ovulation surge with return to normal cycle. At 6mo see GYN thx ...Read more

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10 days after period ended, spotting and cramping. Is this bad!

10 days after period ended, spotting and cramping. Is this bad!

Perhaps: It could be ovulation (egg release) if so, the bleeding will end quickly and usually not recur. If it happens freequently or erratically, exam would be appropriate. ...Read more

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Ended period 10days ago, started spotting pink, then today brown. Extremly moody, feeling neasues/vomiting. We don't use protection. What can this be?

Ended period 10days ago, started spotting pink, then today brown. Extremly moody, feeling neasues/vomiting. We don't use protection. What can this be?

Evaluation: Abnormal uterine bleeding is not uncommon in young women, even when accompanied by hormonal or mood symptoms. Some of your symptoms may or may not even be related. You could have ovulatory bleeding with a viral syndrome, stress and breakthrough bleeding, early pregnancy, a vaginal infection, or other less common or more worrisome issues. Please contact a local provider for an exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a pretty normal period, it always starts on the 26th of the month and last 5 days. Last month it started 5 days early and only lasted 3 days. 7 days after my period ended I started spotting bright red. Very light though and it lasted only 3 days. W

I have a pretty normal period, it always starts on the 26th of the month and last 5 days. Last month it started 5 days early and only lasted 3 days. 7 days after my period ended I started spotting bright red. Very light though and it lasted only 3 days. W

Not uncommon: To occasionally have an irregular period. There are lots of things that can cause this, including emotional or physical stress, but it often happens for no apparent reason. It may take a month or so for your cycles to normalize again. If you have had unprotected sex, then you should be checked for sexually transmitted disease (STD) which can cause menstrual irregularity. Otherwise, don't worry ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex on days 4, 5 & 7 after6 day period ended. Cramping and spotting on day 8.Why? & is it possible to get prego that soon after period?

Had unprotected sex on days 4, 5 & 7 after6 day period ended. Cramping and spotting on day 8.Why? & is it possible to get prego that soon after period?

Possible: Unprotected sex can result in pregnancy, and light bleeding can occur early in pregnancy. The accuracy of a home pregnancy test at this time will depend on the length of your cycle and the date of your last normal period. ...Read more

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8 days since end of last period. Faint brown spotting when wipe after urinating, nothing on underwear. Just started today. OvulatinNo other symptoms.?

Happens sometimes: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, or a late or missed period. Causes include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, medicines, having an illness, traveling, birth control pills, hormonal imbalances, etc… If persistent symptoms, one can check with her Ob-Gyn doctor. ...Read more

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4 days after my period ended I began spotting and some light bleeding for 11 days straight. 2second long sharp Cramps and small clots. Neg preg test?

4 days after my period ended I began spotting and some light bleeding for 11 days straight. 2second long sharp Cramps and small clots. Neg preg test?

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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I ended birth control (pill) january. I've been ttc and a week after period ended im spotting red. Can I be pregnant?

I ended birth control (pill) january. I've been ttc and a week after period ended im spotting red. Can I be pregnant?

Probably not: Usually you would ovulate about 7 days (depending o hoe long your period is) after your period and sou;d not be pregnant yet but may be in a few more days. ...Read more

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Hello, I recently had a week late period, however two weeks after my period ended I have spotting reddish-brown, and some cramping on my left side of my pelvis and at times on the right side it goes and comes, I feel somewhat bloated as well, is this norm

Hello, I recently had a week late period, however two weeks after my period ended I have spotting reddish-brown, and some cramping on my left side of my pelvis and at times on the right side it goes and comes, I feel somewhat bloated as well, is this norm

Your hormones are in: .. flux for some reason, so hang on for the ride. Irregular periods and spotting could mean you may have some hormonal imbalance that could be affected by many different factors, including age (if approaching menopause?), nutrition, illness, exercise (or lack of it), body girth, psychological well-being, stress, season, or simple fluctuations of other related hormones (thyroid for example). ...Read more

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Periods irregular and no idea when ovulated. Sex 2 weeks ago, was 3 days after period end. Now dark spotting 5 days. Could be implantation bleeding?

Periods irregular and no idea when ovulated. Sex 2 weeks ago, was 3 days after period end. Now dark spotting 5 days. Could be implantation bleeding?

Can't tell yet: You won't be able to tell if you are pregnant for another two or three weeks. For now I would be careful about any alcohol or drug exposure that might affect an early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Periods irregular and no idea when ovulated. Sex 2 weeks ago, was 3 days after period end. Now dark spotting 5 days. Could be implantation bleeding?

Periods irregular and no idea when ovulated. Sex 2 weeks ago, was 3 days after period end. Now dark spotting 5 days. Could be implantation bleeding?

Can't tell yet: You won't be able to tell if you are pregnant for another two or three weeks. For now I would be careful about any alcohol or drug exposure that might affect an early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Periods irregular and no idea when ovulated. Sex 2 weeks ago, was 3 days after period end. Now dark spotting 5 days. When to take pregnancy test?

Periods irregular and no idea when ovulated. Sex 2 weeks ago, was 3 days after period end. Now dark spotting 5 days. When to take pregnancy test?

Irregular: With irregular periods it is hard to say. At 28 days after your last period you can check a pregnancy test, at 35 days you can be sure if that was the only time you had intercourse in this cycle. Glow app can help you avoid times you may be fertile, or time it right if you want to be pregnant. But with irregular cycles it is very inexact. ...Read more

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Had a early 3 day period. It stopped for 4 days and now I'm spotting.. Any suggestions? ?

Had a early 3 day period. It stopped for 4 days and now I'm spotting.. Any suggestions? ?

Sounds normal: It sounds like you are still having regular cyclic monthly periods. This would be normal. Spotting just means old blood. It turns brown when it has been sitting at the back of the vagina. Birth control would help regulate your cycles but if you are trying to conceive you may want to hold off for now. ...Read more

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Spotting light pink/brown 8 days after last period ended?

Spotting light pink/brown 8 days after last period ended?

Needs to be checked: You have continued to have spotting after the period ended for eight days, if you are still spotting you should have it checked by your gynecologist
stress, busy and hectic lifestyle, it may be old blood which may be brown, infections can cause it too, deeper penetration during sex, polyps of uterus or cervix and irregular periods are the causes. It may be nothing serious but have it checked. ...Read more

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Period ended 2 days ago now spotting brownish Nd pinkish why???

Period ended 2 days ago now spotting brownish Nd pinkish why???

Residual blood: Some months the endometrial lining sheds irregularly and you can have spotting before or after the actual period. No worries unless you are having pelvic pain and/or fevers. ...Read more

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Y am I having a medium period and I had one already this month I was spotting but it stopped the same day why?

Abnormal bleeding: May be due to a variety of things, infection, irregular ovulation, uterine fibroids or polyps just to name a few. Its likely not a concern but if having unprotected intercourse and having pain you may consider getting tested for a cervical infection. The birth control pill, if its a recurrent issue, will provide relief. ...Read more