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I'm having a very light spotty period, but I'm not supposed to have my period for another 2 weeks, what's wrong?

I'm having a very light spotty period, but I'm not supposed to have my period for another 2 weeks, what's wrong?

Breakthrough bleed: It sounds like you hare having some breakthrough bleeding. This is a common phenomenon and there are many causes, the most likely of which is hormonal imbalance. Other causes could be thyroid, weight (thin/heavy) and others. See your gynecologist if it continues, you may want to consider birth control pills to help regulate your cycle. ...Read more

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Plan b 2days in a row, Precum concern, few min. Only. Heavy then light/spotty period a day earlier than normal period. Negative tests? Pregnant?

Plan b 2days in a row, Precum concern, few min. Only. Heavy then light/spotty period a day earlier than normal period. Negative tests? Pregnant?

Sounds like no: It sounds like you are not pregnant since you are on your period and your pregnancy test is negative. If you do not trust the result you can always retest in a few days. Consider starting birth control to avoid these scares. ...Read more

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Missed december period. Have now light spotty prolonged period. Advice?

Missed december period. Have now light spotty prolonged period. Advice?

Prolonged period: If you have had unprotected sex, you may be pregnant or have an infection. Recommend you do home pregnancy test and then call your doctor about your spotty period. ...Read more

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October 20-25 normal period november 22-24 light spotty, no period december, due date?

October 20-25 normal period november 22-24 light spotty, no period december, due date?

Need ultrasound: In order to determine due date, an ultrasound needs to be done, especially if there is a question about when the last period was. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing nausea for 5 days as well as gagging with eating. I had a very light and spotty period a week ago. I took a HPT. Negative.

I have been experiencing nausea for 5 days as well as gagging with eating.  I had a very light and spotty period a week ago.  I took a HPT. Negative.

Hormonal imbalance: Your symptoms may be unrelated to the menstrual cycle irregularity.
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. Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx ...Read more

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Been experiencing emotional stress worry and crying. Now I have a late spotty light period. Never had sex. What could be causing this?

Been experiencing emotional stress worry and crying. Now I have a late spotty light period. Never had sex. What could be causing this?

Relaxation: Stress can sometimes change your period and sometimes it is something physical. Try a meditation app that helps you relax and see your Dr. She can check you physically and refer you to a therapist if you could benefit from that. ...Read more

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2 day late spotty light period last month, now 3 day late period and brown spotting. Never had sex. Periods have usually been regular?

2 day late spotty light period last month, now 3 day late period and brown spotting. Never had sex. Periods have usually been regular?

Could be normal: But to be sure you need to have a gyn exam. These symptoms are vague and hard to make accurate assessment without an exam. Sometimes a simple ultrasound and/or an abdominal exam can be done and in may not be necessary to have an internal exam. ...Read more

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Is pregnancy possible after tubal ligation? My last period was not normal, very light and spotty. This period is kinda abnormal. Bleeding but no cramping. My feet are seriously swollen.Also, not normal for me. I took 3 test a few weeks ago and they were f

Is pregnancy possible after tubal ligation? My last period was not normal, very light and spotty. This period is kinda abnormal. Bleeding but no cramping. My feet are seriously swollen.Also, not normal for me. I took 3 test a few weeks ago and they were f

There : There is always a chance that a tubal ligation failed to completely occlude the tube. Your 11 year history of no pregnancy would suggest that this was an effective procedure if you were sexually active during this period. Three faint positive home pregnancy tests however are very suggestive that you were pregnant. If you plan to be sexually active and rely on the tubal ligation for contraception, I would strongly recommend getting a procedure called a hysterosalpingogram (hsg) to check if your tubes are occluded or not. A tube which is not completely occluded can allow a pregnancy to occur in the fallopian tube (ectopic pregnancy) which can be a very dangerous condition. If the two negative tests were taken on later days, this could have been an early pregnancy that stopped on its own. The safest thing to do to interpret what is happening now is to get your doctor to order a blood pregnancy test (quantitative HCG serum test). ...Read more

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Spotty super light period for 3 straight days now. What does this mean? I haven't had a period in a couple months but that's normal for me so I don't usually get alarmed by that but I still usually get a normal flow, just late period but it's still spotty

Spotty super light period for 3 straight days now. What does this mean? I haven't had a period in a couple months but that's normal for me so I don't usually get alarmed by that but I still usually get a normal flow, just late period but it's still spotty

Hormonal imbalance: If you did not have unprotected sex since your last period, it is likely to be 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

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Is clear watery discharge normal after a light spotty 2 day late period having PMS like symtopms as well? Never had vag sex or penetration?

Is clear watery discharge normal after a light spotty 2 day late period having PMS like symtopms as well? Never had vag sex or penetration?

Discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Spotty period, light sometimes no blood at all. Before my period came I had bloody mucus. I want to know if that's a sign of pregnancy?

Spotty period, light sometimes no blood at all. Before my period came I had bloody mucus. I want to know if that's a sign of pregnancy?

Could be but : You don't state your meds. The pill can cause that also not eating and over exercising can cause it. It worried check a pregnancy test. You are probably fine ...Read more

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I have only had a couple of spots this period, what does it mean?

I have only had a couple of spots this period, what does it mean?

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

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My 1st period after starting the pill is very light and spotty. Is this normal?

My 1st period after starting the pill is very light and spotty. Is this normal?

Yes...: It is common for periods while on birth control pills to be different from usual, and often lighter and more regular in timing. ...Read more

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I got period two times on this month but after that I still have spots is something wrong?

I got period two times on this month but after that I still have spots is something wrong?

Irregular bleeding: It is unlikely to have two full menstrual cycles in the same 28-day cycle, so one of the 'periods' is heavy spotting. If this pattern continues, you should alert your OB to see if you need to be on birth control pills to regulate the bleeding ...Read more

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After 10 yrs. Of not having a period, I saw two spots the size of a dime, a couple days apart — unusual?

After 10 yrs. Of not having a period, I saw two spots the size of a dime, a couple days apart — unusual?

Not normal: This needs to be evaluated. While it may be nothing significant it could be an early warning of something more serious even if it does not happen again. ...Read more

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Period apr 19-24 may 16-21 jun 7-14 jul 5-13 31-aug 9 19-22 24-sep2 wht can cause it to be so wacky like this? Bleeding has been spotty to heavy

Period apr 19-24 may 16-21 jun 7-14 jul 5-13 31-aug 9 19-22 24-sep2 wht can cause it to be so wacky like this? Bleeding has been spotty to heavy

Need Attention,Preg: 1 pregnancy
2 pcos (which stands for “polycystic ovary syndrome”). In women with this condition, the ovaries make too much male hormone. This can disrupt a woman’s periods and cause excess facial hair, acne, and problems with weight. Pcos is the most common cause of absent or irregular periods.
3 some medicines, including birth control pills
4 being too thin or having too little body f. ...Read more

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Hada m/c on 31/12/14, its now 09/02/15 when should I get a period. Had pink ischarge 2 weeks after m/c only a few spots on a pad for one day only?

Hada m/c on 31/12/14, its now 09/02/15 when should I get a period. Had pink ischarge 2 weeks after m/c only a few spots on a pad for one day only?

Before now: Its time to see a GYN. Most women resume cycles within a few weeks of a miscarriage. You've been without one long enough to be at risk of severe bleeding or prolonged spotting. You need some blood work and evaluation by a GYN. Check a pregnancy test as well as you may have conceived not long after you miscarriage. ...Read more

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If my period is light and spotty, what can I do?

If my period is light and spotty, what can I do?

Do any of these : Apply? If so, is the cause correctable? The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a woman spots for almost a week after having her period?

What does it mean if a woman spots for almost a week after having her period?

Not normal: A normal menstrual cycle (from the first day of one period to the next period) lasts 21 to 35 days. It is normal to bleed for up to seven days. Bleeding in excess of seven days or bleeding (or spotting) in between the two periods is considered abnormal. Better see a doctor to get checked. ...Read more

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Still, on period for 2 months some days heavy, some spotty. When would I become anemic?

Still, on period for 2 months some days heavy, some spotty. When would I become anemic?

Anytime: A simple blood count will tell if you are anemic. When you bleed, take a little iron pills help to rebuild some blood loss. Then, find out why you bleed like this. ...Read more

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18, haven't start period. Started in 6th grade lasted a day been hit-and-miss ever since. Spots occassionally.?

18, haven't start period. Started in 6th grade lasted a day been hit-and-miss ever since. Spots occassionally.?

Regulation: As you mature your cycles should become more regular. I suggest keeping a menstrual diary with the start and stop of bleeding or spotting. If this continues for 3 months you may need birth control to regulate your cycle. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between implantation spotting and just an irregular spotty period? How can you tell if there is?

Is there a difference between implantation spotting and just an irregular spotty period? How can you tell if there is?

Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life.: It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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I didn't have a period for 2months preg test came back negative but now it came spotty and I've had it for a month. What is going on w/ me?

I didn't have a period for 2months preg test came back negative but now it came spotty and I've had it for a month. What is going on w/ me?

Irregular menses: Irregular menses occur with many people. Pregnancy has been ruled out by negative pregnancy testing. Do you take any meds? Added stress? Change in weight/diet/exercise? Many things contribute to irregular menses. The Best option is to be evaluated by your provider. ...Read more

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Is it common to stop having period on Mitena after only 2 months? Had 2 very light spotty periods and some spotting between due today but no af

Is it common to stop having period on Mitena after only 2 months? Had 2 very light spotty periods and some spotting between due today but no af

Yes: I assume that you mean Mirena (levonorgestrel) rather than Mitena. With the Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD, many women will stop having periods after a time, and that time varies greatly. Some will stop after only 2 months. ...Read more