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How long does spotting occur before a first period in a pubertal teen?

How long does spotting occur before a first period in a pubertal teen?

Hard to say: Even teens are individuals, with individual patterns. If really concerned, chat with her pediatrician. Do you 2 have tea & chat often? That's nice. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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How long can your first period last after giving birth. On day 6 and it's still at a normal flow. Not looking like spotting any time soon.

How long can your first period last after giving birth. On day 6 and it's still at a normal flow. Not looking like spotting any time soon.

Varies : The first period is usually 3-6 weeks later. Often the first period is a little off from your norm. It is often too long or too short. Too heavy or two light. Things usually get back to normal after that. If you are breast-feeding irregularity may continue. Birth control will regulate you if needed. ...Read more

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I had an abortion and have seen my first period but now 16 days later I'm spotting .. is this the beginning of my second period ?? ..

I had an abortion and have seen my first period but now 16 days later I'm spotting .. is this the beginning of my second period ?? ..

Maybe: It's difficult to say. Maybe the first period was really just spotting after the abortion and this is your real period. Sometimes it can take a few cycles after abortion/miscarriage for regular cycle to occur. So long as using birth control if you don't want to be pregnant you should be okay. Give your body time to heal and adjust. If after 2-3 months still irregular then see a doctor. ...Read more

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D&c 6 weeks ago. My first period was heavy then now im spotting for 9 extra days? What is going on? Is this an emergency or pretty normal?

D&c 6 weeks ago. My first period was heavy then now im spotting for 9 extra days? What is going on? Is this an emergency or pretty normal?

Hard to say: This is probably ok to watch for now. But if the abnormal pattern persists into next month it would be helpful to seek care. Be sure that a home urine pregnancy test is actually negative. Sometimes there can be complications from a D&C that in pregnancy tissue that persists & causes trouble. If you have any pain, fever, heavy bleeding, severe pain or don't feel well in any way, seek care. ...Read more

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“I just had my son on 6-18-15 and just had my first period on 9-6-15 to 9-10-15 then i spotted from 9-22-15 to 9-25-15 should i count that as a period even though it was just spotting?

“I just had my son on 6-18-15 and just had my first period on 9-6-15 to 9-10-15 then i spotted from 9-22-15 to 9-25-15 should i count that as a period even though it was just spotting?

Periods : Menstrual cycles are often irregular the first few months after having a baby. This is especially true if you are breast-feeding. The best thing to do is start effective form of birth control so that you can be pregnant only when you want to be. This will also provide menstrual cycle regulation ...Read more

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Could an anovulatory cycle be light spotting and your first period?

Could an anovulatory cycle be light spotting and your first period?

Yes: Most first cycles are anovulatory. They can be associated with light bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a first period after a miscarrige to last over 2 weeks.. It started as a heavy clotty period for 2 days but just spotting now.?

Is it normal for a first period  after a miscarrige to last over 2 weeks.. It started as a heavy clotty period for  2 days but just spotting  now.?

Could be: It may take a cycle or two for your body to readjust after the miscarriage. After the next cycle you should be back to usual. If not see your gyn. ...Read more

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Ive had my merina iud for over a month got my first period its been 2 weeks with no sign of stopping no spotting just normal period flow why? Plz

Ive had my merina iud for over a month got my first period its been 2 weeks with no sign of stopping no spotting just normal period flow why? Plz

Mirena iud: The Mirena iud is a progesterone only contraceptive. Like all progesterone only contraceptive choices, bleeding everyday, no bleeding at all, or anything in between can be entirely normal. ...Read more

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Had D&c 8 weeks ago for miscarriage. First period 11 days ago, very heavy for week. Now spotting? Normal? Worried...

Had D&c 8 weeks ago for miscarriage. First period 11 days ago, very heavy for week. Now spotting? Normal? Worried...

Normal: This pattern of bleeding after a miscarriage is very common. I suggest that if you want to try to conceive that you wait until after your next period. Or if you want to wait a while that you use some form of reliable contraception. ...Read more

Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Puberty (Definition)

Puberty is the normal condition in which a humans physically change from child to a teenage pre-adult who is able to reproduce (become fertile, able to have children). Pubertal development is divided into 5 stages by appearance (Tanner stages). Adolescence is time when puberty occurs, and includes ...Read more


Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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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