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Menstral period light pink in colour?

Menstral  period light pink in colour?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...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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Latee period, dark brown spotting, light bleeding, mild cramping?

Latee period, dark brown spotting, light bleeding, mild cramping?

Weakness, irreg per.: Suggest you do home pregnancy test to be sure you are not pregnant, if you have had unprotected sexual activity. ...Read more

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Irregular light periods dark clumpy blood?

Irregular light periods dark clumpy blood?

Common complaint: 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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Light brown spotting day period is due?

Light brown spotting day period is due?

Could be the: Beginning of your period. If worried and it does not get heavier check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Light pink discharge after period?

Light pink discharge after period?

Could be hormones : Are off or infection or cervix or uterus problems, you shoukld see your obgyn for an evauation as you should not bleed after your period is over. ...Read more

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8 days until period due, heavy brown discharge and light coloured light bleeding with cramps, period or implantation bleeding?

8 days until period due, heavy brown discharge and light coloured light bleeding with cramps, period or implantation bleeding?

Need blood HCG ....: Need blood HCG to detect pregnancy, but in a week a urine test will do. Early bleeding might represent an abnormal ovulation (luteal phase defect). As always severe symptoms should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Dark brown stringy discharge breakthrough bleeding?

Dark brown stringy discharge breakthrough bleeding?

Need more info: If you are on the pill breakthrough spotting is a common effect, especially if you are forgetful about taking the pill on time. If you aren't it could be coinciding with ovulation. ...Read more

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Light brown spotting 10 days late?

Light brown spotting 10 days late?

Spotting: If you are sexually active then you should do a pregnancy test and see a provider. ...Read more

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Why is My period early and light pink spotting then bright red light bleeding?

Why is My period early and light pink spotting then bright red light bleeding?

Residual shedding: Shedding of the endometrial lining is basically what happens during one's period. The menstrual cycle is sensitive to many things (weight changes, stress, medications, etc...). Depending on age, menopausal status and other factors, this may need to be evaluated asap. Keep a strict menstrual diary and follow up with ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Days of light brownish smelly discharge?

Days of light brownish smelly discharge?

Brown discharge can : Be old blood. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Light green discharge before period, help?

Light green discharge before period, help?

d/c: A trichomoniasis vaginalis parasitic infection can lead to frothing, greenish-yellow, malodorous vaginal discharge. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Light pinkish bleeding followed by brown odorless discharge?

Light pinkish bleeding followed by brown odorless discharge?

Both the light: Pink ; brown discharges may be blood. Brown usually equates to older, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more

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Light pinkish discharge days after period?

Light pinkish discharge days after period?

Pink discharge: It is common for menses to 'tail off" over several days after one thinks that her period has truly ended. Slight pinkish d/c should not be alarming in one or two settings. However, if persistent, i would recommend to ensure your pap screen is up to date, and consider a pelvic us to ensure no other issues exist (ie; polyps). ...Read more

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Light pink spotting after period? What's this?

Light pink spotting after period? What's this?

Bleeding between: periods at your age could be due to infection or trauma to the cervix or vagina or it could be due to hormonal problems. See your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dark brown blood cramps no period?

Dark brown blood: Can be old, deoxygenated blood - this may be your period. ...Read more

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