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Menstrual Spotting Lupus
Hormones imbalanced: When you start spotting early in the cycle and that's not normal for you, it's usually because you have an imbalance in your hormones. At your age, if this is the first time this has happened, you should get a pregnancy test, sometimes you can have hormone shifts because you got pregnant. ...Read more
Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more
Common: This is a very common pattern and doesn't mean anything is wrong. ...Read more
What does it mean if you have your menstrual cycle a week late thin once it's over a week later you are spotting?
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
Why would I start my menstrual cycle on time with regular flow for one day and then the following day just stop? No spotting, nothing
What your normal?: When patients have abnormal periods i always want to know what their normal pattern is. If most periods are normal then one abnormal one (late, early, short, long) is not usually a cause for concern. The cycles tend to regulate and get back to normal quickly. If there is concern for pregnancy check a test. ...Read more
2weeks I had just finish my menstrual cycle as normal but now I have noticed spotting on & off. My partner & I have been sexaully active a week ago?
Hi I am 37 years old and my menstrual came 13 days earlier. I am spotting dark red blood/pinkish at times. On panty liner the spotting is brown.?
Common: 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 have been monitoring my menstrual and have found I am pretty regular every32. Nov 4 I was suppose to start but I have been spotting 3 weeks what is?
Hello I missed my menstrual this month on the 11th and now I had been spotting for three days on and off...
Irregular period: Different bleeding patterns are not all that unusual but to be sure make sure you are not pregnant. ...Read more
Hello my menstrual was supposed to come between the 22nd and 25th I haven't gotten no spotting but my nipples are very saw?
Home pregnancy test: You can very well be pregnant, if test is positive, see your doctor for confirmation ...Read more
Brown spotting lightly and light red supposed to be on my menstrual right not it's been going on for 4 1/2 days.... Input please?
Hat tubal 18 years ago been having normal menstrual except for now. For3 months some spotting now a little heavier than normal?
Premenopausal: You amy be going through premenopausal at this time.However, you need to see doctor to make that no thyroid problems or other hormonal imbalance as well. ...Read more
I missed my menstrual in august. Then I got it in september, october, and november. I missed december and this month i have had light spotting.
Missed periods: First and foremost take a pregnancy test if you are sexually active. If negative time to visit your OB / GYN for an appointment. Maybe time to initiate medical treatment to regulate your periods. ...Read more
Is it considered a ful menstrual if i only bled for a few hours and used only 2 reg tampons? Had spotting 3 days prior to that as well for an hour.
I have dark brown spotting right after my menstrual cycle and it's going onto its 3rd day. What could it mean?
Rest of period: The brown discharge is likely just the end of your period. Brown equals old blood that has been sitting in the back of the vagina or lower part of the uterus. Some cycles it takes longer to come out than others. ...Read more
My last menstrual cycle lasted 8 days, now 7 days later I am spotting- what could be the cause of this? Please help
Do I count regular flow as the first day of my menstrual cycle or do I count the day I start spotting as the first day?
Spotting: Keep a menstrual calendar & count any spotting as day 1 of your cycle. Chart amount of bleeding, days, & any associated cramps, pain, or mood changes. These will help if trying to establish ovulation or if determining is premenstrual hormone changes are affecting your health. Take care. ...Read more
Hi, I've come on five days early, only had my menstrual cycle for one day, now there's brown spotting. Should I be worried?
If you did not have unprotected sex, there is no need to worry. 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.
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Is it normal to have a lot of spotting between menstrual cycles? I haven't had my menstrual cycle in 4 months. 2 times a wk this month only
Spotting: Irregular spotting is 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
My menstrual cycle has done a complete shift, from every two weeks to 4 weeks, with only light spotting this week, what could be the cause?
Now normal : Having periods every two weeks is not normal. If you are now having periods every four weeks and they are light, it sounds like things are working right. ...Read more
I have spotting a week after my menstrual cycle. First day was January 29 ends in Feb 4. This Feb 11 i have brown like spots. Do you know why?
I get spotting for 3-4 days before regular menstrual flow. What should be my day1 of cycle? The day spotting starts? I got to start letrozole on day 2
Blood : Count the first day you see bleeding as day 1. ...Read more
My menstrual Cycle was one day late it went off on the 5th of this month. 2 days after I started spotting off & on the entire week. Its never happened?
I got the second dose of the depo shot on June 8th 2015 and I was spotting still. After that I haven't seen my menstrual for A MONTH is that normal when your on the Depo Shot??
Can you help me? Hi, I was concerned about my menstrual cycle. I started my cycle on the 7th of february and ended on the 14th of february. Then I started my cycle again on the 25th of february but I was just spotting... And now its march 8th and I'm still
If : If you think there is any chance you could be pregnant, then please immediately take a pregnancy test. If it is negative but you have been sexually active, then wait two days and retake the test. If you still don't get your period then be seen by your doctor. Spotting/bleeding can occur during normal or abnormal pregnancies. You may also need a medical evaluation for your other symptoms of cramping and fatigue. If you have fever, vomiting, or pain then go to the er. ...Read more
Hello i.had my menstrual about a week ago and two days later i.start spotting? What does that mean?
Spotting post period: Could be variation, could be infection, vaginitis(yeast, mycoplasma, /ureoplasma). If you are sexually active could also be related to pregnancy (rarely you can have a period when pregnant especially in the first month). Check urine blood HCG, Follow up with doctor/urgent care ...Read more