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Light brown period very light flow just a little bit of spotting is this normal ?

Light brown period very light flow just a little bit of spotting is this normal ?

It happens sometimes: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, a longer or shorter period, or even a missed period. Having one or two of these symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean there is a medical problem, but a visit to one’s primary care or Ob-Gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more

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Itchy and moist vaginal area. Also light brown period one week before expected. What could this mean?

Itchy and moist vaginal area. Also light brown period one week before expected. What could this mean?

Vaginal itching: Vaginal itching is not normal. The most common reason is a yeast infection, and over the counter treatment may cure it. If it doesn't or if symptoms get worse, you should see your GYN. ...Read more

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Light brown period and red blood together normal.?

Light brown period and red blood together  normal.?

Light Period: This seems not to be a typical period for you. If you are sexually active, i would get this checked out for pregnancy and infection. If you are not sexually active, i would consider seeing a gynecologist or your doctor if this is not a typical pattern and especially if it seems to repeat. Light periods with brown spotting can happen otherwise. ...Read more

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I had sex, then my normal period a week later. Than a week after that i started a light brown period. Why?

I had sex, then my normal period a week later.  Than a week after that i started a light brown period.  Why?

Ovulation: Some women will have spotting at the time of ovulation. That could explain your symptoms. If the spotting persists, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had sex once and three days later i got a light brown period for about 4 days. We used a condom but I am still nervous that this light period bad.

I had sex once and three days later i got a light brown period for about 4 days. We used a condom but I am still nervous that this light period bad.

Light period: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause & implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs. ...Read more

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On mini pill (micronor) for 10 mos now. 3 mos ago got period 4 x in 2 mos.( every other wk) last mo. Was really light. Now light brown period for 3day?

On mini pill (micronor) for 10 mos now. 3 mos ago got period 4 x in 2 mos.( every other wk) last mo. Was really light. Now light brown period for 3day?

Might be normal: I would check a pregnancy test, but it sounds like a normal side effect of the pill. Cycles can be very irregular. If you are seeking regularity and there are no contraindications a BCP containing estrogens might be an option for you ...Read more

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I have a light brown period or a discharge just wonder if it's normal or if it's something to worry about plus I have cramps in my belly can u help ?

I have a light brown period or a discharge just wonder if it's normal  or if it's something to worry about plus I have cramps in my belly can u help ?

See your doc: If this is different from your baseline period and is not during the time frame for a typical period I would recommend you see your primary care physician. Belly pain and discharge could be a normal period or it could be an infection. I recommend you see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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I have a pain on my lower left abdomen I've missed periods for 2 weeks now but I've been getting a very light brown period the last 2 days, what i this?

I have a pain on my lower left abdomen I've missed periods for 2 weeks now but I've been getting a very light  brown period the last 2 days, what i this?

Pelvic pain: It is difficult to know the answer without an examination or knowledge of your medical history and medications. However, sometimes ovarian cysts are associated with menstrual abnormalities and one-sided pelvic pain. Additionally, pregnancy needs to be ruled out. Please see an obgyn to have an examination and ultrasound. Your symptoms deserve full evaluation by a qualified md. ...Read more

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Been having extremely light brown period, i'm on my 8th day and spotting.Trying to conceive but to early to test. Could this be implantation bleeding?

Been having extremely light brown period, i'm on my 8th day and spotting.Trying to conceive but to early to test. Could this be implantation bleeding?

Unclear : 8th day of when or since when or what.? With more clarification can be more helpful. Usually there is no spotting or bleeding at implantation but can happen at time of expected period ...Read more