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Depends on interval: The length and interval of the time really determine. If the bleeding comes when your period is expected and lasts about as long as your typical period, then it's probably a period. If the bleeding is lighter or at an odd interval to your normal cycle, then most people would classify it as spotting. ...Read more
When having period for five days and two days added on with light spotting does that mean period is still on?
Yes.: Your period starts and ends when the bleeding starts and stops. ...Read more
I do not have Milky discharge before, I realize some milky discharge without smell today. What does it mean? Period was 9-13march.
Maybe normal: If you are not sexually active to cause a worry of STD, s then you should not worry unless the discharge becomes malodorous, or problematic or changes color. May be normal to have some vaginal discharge depending on the time of your monthly cycle. Don, t be worried.if any changes, see your gyn doctor ...Read more
I'm having 2 periods a month and my doctor said im not ovulating what does that mean period around the 4th and then having it 2 weeks later?
Ovulation Bleeding: Ovulation spotting is a result of a womans changing hormones during ovulation. As your cycle progresses, the growing follicle produces more estrogen. This increase in estrogen triggers a surge in lh, another hormone involved in ovulation. When lh surges, it signals the mature egg to be released and there is a drop in estrogen levels that results in breakdown of your lining and a small period. ...Read more
I thought I got my period today due to orange blood. When I checked later it was darkbrown & gunky. What's does this mean? Period due on 22nd
An irregular bleed: 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
Being able to feel your discharge come out does this mean period be coming? Can this be a sign of pregnancy Periods irregular. Please help!
Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more
What do inconclusive pregnancy tests mean? Period is 8-9 weeks late, pharmacist said too late to test at home now, is this right?
Can do a urine test: In general, the urine pregnancy test shows a POSITIVE line if there is enough HCG in the urine (which usually is the case 2 or more weeks after conception). That means it is not "too late" to do the test. An "inconclusive" test result means a person cannot be sure if the test worked properly, was negative, or was positive. One can just repeat an "inconclusive" pregnancy test, such as a week later. ...Read more
Had an abortion on jan12. First period came on feb24. Today is march 31. No period yet. Just brown discharge today. Does this mean period be coming?
Do a home pregnancy : Test. Best wishes!Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a 25-day cycle and been having cramps and breast soreness since 2dpo what could that mean period due in 9daya sympyoms have not eased?
Progesterone: The rise in progesterone after ovulation frequently causes breast tenderness especially in women with fibrocystic breast change (not a disease). It is the same thing that causes breast tenderness in pregnancy. The cramping could be a symptom of a pelvic infection, a urinary tract infection, or a gastrointestinal problem. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Have been having pms and breast tenderness for 5 days. Now no breast tenderness and lighter pms. Does this mean period be close?
Not necessarily. : Every women's symptoms are different as to when their periods starts and stops and when their symptoms begin and end. ...Read more
Light red almost pink spotting. No cramps or sore breast. What does it mean? Period doesn't come yet and I have irregular period.
Early period: Reasons for an early period can include endometriosis, emergency contraceptives, changes in hormones, polycystic ovarian syndrome, chemotherapy for uterine cancer, perimenopause, eating disorders, intense dieting (especially w high carb diet), marked weight gain, significant over-exercising* anovulatory periods. ...Read more
May be older: Blood being cleaned from uterus.Get a more detailed answer ›
Blood: Brown blood is old blood, so i wouldn't worry. Only if it was bright red blood, then time to go to ob. ...Read more
Don't worry: This brownish discharge is the final remnants of your periods. The final tiny bits of endometrial tissue that are being shed. It should stop soon. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more
Possibly: Many times when a woman is getting close to menopause her menstrual bleeding will become less frequent and much lighter. On occasion, she may experience additional symptoms such as hot flashes, bloating, weight changes, mood swings, decreased libido. See a doctor for further evaluation ...Read more
I was a few days late on my period had it then a week later I spotted is that normal or what does that mean? My period always on time
Breakthrough: Breakthrough bleeding is common and is typically due to changes in hormones (estrogen and progesterone) and your cycle. If it persists or bothers you, make an appointment with your gynecologist to discuss options including birth control pills which can help to regulate a cycle. Other reasons could be thyroid issues, weight (thin/heavy) making lining of uterus unstable. Best of luck. ...Read more
My period is 4days early but it's really light! What could this mean? My period is usually regular and on time with the tracker I use.
Period variation: It's very common to have cycle length variations. But I see you also list vomiting, nausea, cramping pain and fatigue in your symptoms. In that case, it would be best to run a home urine pregnancy test. The symptoms you describe are common in early pregnancy. Pain ; vomiting are concerning signs that you may need to be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Menstrual cycle: Best is to follow up with your OB-GYN if your periods have not resumed following a miscarriage. ...Read more
Probably : If you ovulate early you will likely get your period early, unless the luteal phase (the last half) is longer than expected or you are pregnant. ...Read more