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Doctor insights on: Light Bleeding Instead Of Menstruation After Taking Postinor 2 Twice Within A Menstrual Cycle

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Two weeks after I ended my menstrual period I started bleeding again but it was brown and very light, now when my actual period was due It hasn't come?

Two weeks after I ended my menstrual period I started bleeding again but it was brown and very light, now when my actual period was due It hasn't come?

If sexually active: Do a home pregnacy test. This may just be a normal hormkonal flucuation causing a change in your cycle. Please consult your gYN if symtoms continue. ...Read more

Menstruation (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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My menstrual period was extremely late, one day heavy bright red bleeding and now two days only spotting, dark red and brown. TTC, have PCOS. Pregnant?

My menstrual period was extremely late, one day heavy bright red bleeding and now two days only spotting, dark red and brown. TTC, have PCOS. Pregnant?

Maybe not: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, or even a missed period. Having one or two of these symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean there is a medical problem. A home urine pregnancy test is very reliable by 3 weeks after sex, 1 week after missing a regular period, or after starting a "weird" period. ...Read more

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I had my menstrual period 2 weeks or so ago now iam bleeding dark brown I want to know why? And what to do?

I had my menstrual period 2 weeks or so ago now iam bleeding dark brown I want to know why? And what to do?

Ovulation: It is likely you are ovulating, many women will spot or bleed lightly as well as have cramps midcycle when they are ovulating. Not really much to do. Birth control pills can override the bleeding sometimes as well as lighten your periods. ...Read more

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I took postinor 2 on 3rd May and bled after a week, I took p2 again on 25th May. Should I expect the bleeding again? When should I expect my menses?

I took postinor 2 on 3rd May and bled after a week, I took p2 again on 25th May. Should I expect the bleeding again? When should I expect my menses?

Emergency: Contraceptives can change timing of your cycle- so we can't tell you when your period will come again. You may not respond to the postinor exactly the same way each time you take. Look into a consistent form of birth control. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include: menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, ...Read more

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My normal menstrual period is 3 to 4 days but the last 2months it's been 9 to 10 days like strong bleeding, is that normal!

My normal menstrual period is 3 to 4 days but the last 2months it's been 9 to 10 days like strong bleeding, is that normal!

No it is not: If the period is lasting 10 days x 2 months you may start to develop anemia (low blood level) if it continues it is not normal and a gyn md visit is useful in determining why. ...Read more

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After not having a menstrual period for five years from menopause, why would light bleeding occur?

After not having a menstrual period for five years from menopause, why would light bleeding occur?

Endometrial cancer.: Once you are in menopause, unless you are on cyclic bioidentical hrt, it is not normal to have any bleeding. You need to go to your gyn and be evaluated to make sure you don't have endometrial thickening or uterine cancer. It could also be due to a benign polyp. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have regular period. I got my menstrual period last September 20 and ended in Sept. 26, but today, I spotted bleeding in my underwear. Why is that?

I have regular period. I got my menstrual period last September 20 and ended in Sept. 26, but today, I spotted bleeding in my underwear. Why is that?

Ovulation bleeding: When a woman experiences a slight spotting 14 days into her cycle then this could be due to the fact that she ovulated. ...Read more

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Okay I had my menstrual period already but my boyfriend and I had sex and I started bleeding. What does this mean?

Okay I had my menstrual period already but my boyfriend and I had sex and I started bleeding. What does this mean?

Unsure: The only sure way to know why your are bleeding after sex is to see your doctor for an exam. If it only happened once and does not happen again you should not worry, but if it recurs - see your doctor. ...Read more

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How would I differentiate implantation bleeding from normal menstrual period? What is the difference in volume and colour?

How would I differentiate implantation bleeding from normal menstrual period? What is the difference in volume and colour?

Doesn't matter: Volume and color are unimportant; honestly most "implantation bleeding" is nonsense, it's just breakthrough. You could tell the difference by when bleeding happens, implantation is 6-7 days after ovulation, a period is almost a week later. ...Read more

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Possible not to bleed after taking pills to induce menstrual period? I took 80tabs norethisterone after 3days, I had dark red light bleeding 1day only

Bleeding: Unfortunately your question makes no sense. You take piles to induce a period....Which means vaginal bleeding. But, then you want a period without bleeding? Doesn't make sense. I am sorry if I am missing something obvious here. ...Read more

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I having all the symptoms of a menstrual period but I'm not bleeding. Can the blood just get re-absorbed by uterus?

I having all the symptoms of a menstrual period but I'm not bleeding. Can the blood just get re-absorbed by uterus?

Minimal endometrium: Sometimes, the lining of the uterus (endometrium) doesn't grow very much in response to hormonal stimulation and therefore, the menses (blood flow) is minimal. This event is also common when the oral contraceptive pill is used as it is designed to keep the endometrium "short", thus 2 or 3 days of bleeding. ...Read more

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Why am I not bleeding during my menstrual period?

Why am I not bleeding during my menstrual period?

If you have: No bleeding then by definition you are not having a menstrual cycle and are either pregnant or amenorrheic for another reason and should see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What is the max time period for the menstrual period and why still a woman may have bleeding after the period?

What is the max time period for the menstrual period and why still a woman may have bleeding after the period?

If your period: Lasts longer than a week - would advise your gynecologist. Spotting after the period could be the result of imbalance of estrogen and progesterone. ...Read more

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I have had my menstrual period for 14 days now. It began with light bleeding but has been heavy for the past week. How can I stop the bleeding?

I have had my menstrual period for 14 days now. It began with light bleeding but has been heavy for the past week. How can I stop the bleeding?

GYN exam: You may have fluctuating hormonal levels and if you are having unprotected intercourse, you need to be check for pregnancy: call for an appointment today. ...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


Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more