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Light Pink Spotting Instead Of Period
I'm not sure: There are a lot of possible reasons: just an early period, a pregnancy from the last cycle with some spotting as the fetus implants in the uterus lining, an old tampon that wasn't removed, an infection, the start of a miscarriage from the last cycle, something related to birth control pills, etc it depends on the age and history of the woman. If there are unusual cramps or no period, see M.D. ...Read more
Since it only: Happens when you wipe it could be irritation and open skin. Or you could take a pregnancy test if you think that;s a possibility. ...Read more
Bleeding with period: It may be normal for some women to have irregular spotting with your cycle. This may also be influenced by your weight, how active you are, other medications you are taking, and whether you are taking birth control pills. I would track your next cycles to see if it continues and see your doctor if you are still concerned. ...Read more
Period fnshed 15 dys ago. I hd pink spotting whn I wiped& brown in pants 4 two dys a cple of days ago& nw pink has restarted. What could it be?
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
I was suppose to start 3 days ago but I'm getting all negative test results.. I had light pink spotting when I whipped 2 days before my expect period?
Repeat in 2 weeks: Repeat pregnancy test in 2 weeks if still no period at that time. You may be pregnant but it could also be delayed monthly period. ...Read more
There's brown spotting instead of regular period with light pink spotting 5 days later. Is this okay?
May be some: Hormonal imbalances. Brown spotting is likely old, deoxygenated blood bleeding cleaned from the uterus. Pink spotting may be small amt of blood mixed with vaginal secretions. If this regulates back wouldn't worry about it. If irregular pattern persists seek medical eval. Take care. ...Read more
I been spotting on and off light pink only instead of my regular heavy period. I never spotted before.?
Hello, I was expecting to get my period today, instead I only have light pink spotting when I wipe. My period usually starts of pretty heavy, so this?
Many things: Dysmenorrhea. This can be due to many things, from hormonal imbalance, to structural issues such as fibroids. I would need to know more symptoms to help you on line. Do you have a history of this? Any pain? Do you have a history of gynecologic issues? How old are you? Then we get into things like hot flashes, emotional issues. ...Read more
May not be: If you are experiencing spotting and fever, it may be your period if this is the normal time for you to have a period. However if this is not the normal time of your period it is possible this is due to an infection in the uterus or cervix. You will need to see a doctor to tell if you have an infection. ...Read more
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
Yes.: Light spotting a week before your period could be implantation bleeding or might suggest that you're not ovulating. If you miss a period, get a pregnancy test. If it's negative, you may not have ovulated this month. ...Read more
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
PERIOD QUESTION: Menstrual irregularities are fairly common in women in their 20s. If this has never happened before, but does not reoccur with your next cycle, it is certainly something you may bring up at your next scheduled gynecology visit. However if this recurs or the symptoms change or worsen in any worriesome way, then schedule an appointment with the gynecologist sooner ...Read more
Spotting: Sounds like the end of your period, still occurring. If it persists, see your gyn. ...Read more
Can spotting be pink but a little heavier than before and feel as if im getting a period but its pink.
Yes: Yes can be period or hormnes or preganant or vaginal infection ...Read more
3 day period, heavy the first 2 days. Then very light the 3rd day. Now spotting light pink.... Any help?
Likely normal: What you described is likely a normal pattern and not a cause for concern. ...Read more
My last period supposedly ended before 4 days and since then I have been having light pink spotting every other day. What could it be?
Several posibilities: See an ob/gyn doctor and be examined. ...Read more
Its 15 days since the start of last period, it lasted usual 5/6 days, wiped last night and pink spotting and again this morning? What is it?
Mid-cycle spotting: At age 33, the drop in estrogen at the pre-ovulation time (a day or two prior to ovulation) is enough to cause slight bleeding, just like the bleeding seen at the onset of a "period". This is not abnormal, and may not occur every month, but from 33 on until menopause, many women have this accompanied by some "pre-menstrual " hormonal symptoms, and occasional spotting as you describe. ...Read more
Period 7d late, pink spotting on day it was due, very light, lasted 2d, neg home preg test on 11/23/14. Could I still be preg? No other sxs
I have had a period for 8 days is that normal? It was moderate for the first 3 days then turned to spotting brown and pink for the last 5 days
It can be considered: Normal, especially if it is just once in a while. Most periods last from 3-5 days, but anywhere from 2-7 days is considered normal. If it's another day from time to time, that's not a problem. The type of spotting you describe is very common as the menstrual flow lessens. If you have other changes with your cycle...shortened or lengthened cycle, breakthrough or prolonged bleeding, see your Doctor ...Read more
Period was almost 2 weeks late. Then light brown/pink spotting. Next morning heavier flow but has now stopped could I be prego? Flow for 1 day
Pregnancy: If you have been sexually active you need to see a doctor. ...Read more
I haven't had a period for a month I'm 17 days late I'm having light pink spotting it came and went away now its sticking around what's going on?
I had my full period almost 2 weeks ago and now I am spotting light pink my periods have never ever been early always late what's wrong not on hbc
I am 53 yrs. Old, no full period in 1-1/2 yrs., but every few months I get several days of spotting (brown, pink, or red). Concerned, seeking advice.
Endometrial Biopsy: Bleeding like this, after you have entered menopause, can be a subtle sign of endometrial cancer. You need to see an Ob/Gyn and get an endometrial biopsy and/or ultrasound. Most of the time these are negative and there is some other cause but when cancer is on the list of possible causes its important to take it seriously. Best wishes! ...Read more
I have been having a very light pink period for two days now This does not look like my regular period. It looks as if I am spotting what should I do?
I'm 47, TTC, first time I had a pink spotting instead of flow and it was about 6 days after I suppose to have my period and lasted for 3 days, never f?
Uncertain: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Light spotting: Is common and is just hormones and common at your age. If it does not straighten out in a cycle or two contact your doc as there are options for help if it is bothersome. ...Read more
Any bleeding: Is considered a period, but it obviously may not be a normal period and if it is that light, u need to r/o preg or other conditions, so I rec u see a gyn for a workup. ...Read more
Irregular bleeding: This is may be normal but you should take a pregnancy test if it is even a remote possibility. Wait and see what happens. ...Read more
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