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Three day late period brownish and pinkish discharge negative pregnancy test (bought the $1 ones)?

Three day late period brownish and pinkish discharge negative pregnancy test (bought the $1 ones)?

Not sure: You might want to try a different test if you are not sure. The other option would we to see your MD and check a blood test. It may just be that you had a delay in ovulation, and that you period may come a little later than usual. If you haven't started in a week and you test is negative, you may want to check with your MD. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more


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Period 3 days late, spotting very light and pink day 1, day 2 was quite heavy, some mild cramping, day 3 spotting again??

Period 3 days late, spotting very light and pink day 1, day 2 was quite heavy, some mild cramping, day 3 spotting again??

Normal variation: What you describe is within normal for a period. It is apparently not usual for you but it not real reason for concern. Woman's periods can change in duration and flow throughout their lives, and it is not uncommon for a woman to have an unusual period once in a while. ...Read more

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Period three days late, spotting two days before period, but no period following. Watery discharge, slightly sore boobs. Pregnant?

Period three days late, spotting two days before period, but no period following. Watery discharge, slightly sore boobs. Pregnant?

Hard to tell: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the 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

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How do I know if I'm pregnant? My period is 3 days late, had spotting Saturday, Sunday, & Monday. Did pregnancy test Monday, came up negative

How do I know if I'm pregnant? My period is 3 days late, had spotting Saturday, Sunday, & Monday. Did pregnancy test Monday, came up negative

Late period+ neg tes: If no period but a negative test you are not pregnant. If you started your period, you are not pregnant. If you're still worried you could repeat the test in a few days. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Period is 3 days late now I'm spotting light pink. I only see it when I wipe. What is that?

Period is 3 days late now I'm spotting light pink. I only see it when I wipe. What is that?

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

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'my period is 3 days late and i''m spotting. Is this normal? '

Normal: Since you are age 44 and have been having periods for a long time you are the best person to know if this is a normal pattern for you. At this age some menstrual cycle irregularity is expected as one approaches perimenopause. Birth control is quite effective at providing menstrual cycle control if this is what you desire. ...Read more

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My mp always comes regular. I spotted on feb 23rd for a day had to get my period march 3 now 4 days late only spotting light pink on and off.

My mp always comes regular. I spotted on feb 23rd for a day had to get my period march 3 now 4 days late only spotting light pink on and off.

Common complaint: 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

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My period was 3 days late and then the spotting started. It's red/pink not brown. It's been going on now for 5 days. What should my next step be?

My period was 3 days late and then the spotting started. It's red/pink not brown. It's been going on now for 5 days. What should my next step be?

If there is any: Chance you could be pregnant, I would check a home pregnancy test now. They are very accurate once you have missed your period. I predict it will be negative. So if negative, just watch and wait. You will either get more bleeding resembling a normal period, or this will stop and you'll get a normal period next month. If irregularities persist, see your doctor:) ...Read more

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Three day late period brownish spotting only when I wipe?

Three day late period brownish spotting only when I wipe?

Normal: Definitely this type of spotting can be normal prior to a menstrual cycle. Given that you're a little bit late with your cycle, you may want to take a home pregnancy test just to make sure that you are not pregnant. The test is accurate and fast and you'll have an answer right away ...Read more

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Three day late period brownish spotting. No birthcontrol unprotected sex?

Three day late period brownish spotting. No birthcontrol unprotected sex?

Yes: You could be pregnant. You also may have a vaginal infection or STD. You should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Period 3 days late and then brown spotting for one day and bleed brown for 2 days can I be pregnant?

Period 3 days late and then brown spotting for one day and bleed brown for 2 days can I be pregnant?

Probably not: You are bleeding. You are having your period. This means you are not pregnant. If you doubt this then please do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Period is 3 days late. I was spotting 2 days before it was due. Took a pregnancy and it was negative negative. What could be going on?

Period is 3 days late. I was spotting 2 days before it was due. Took a pregnancy and it was negative negative. What could be going on?

Pregnancy: Do you normally have very regular cycles? Is your weight fairly average. If so the it could still be pregnancy. Or occasionally one can have an irregular cycle, for any number of reasons, such as stress. Just wait a couple more days to see if the period starts as normal. If not then take another pregnancy test. ...Read more

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My period was 3 days late, light pink spotting on the 3rd day and now I'm bleeding red but not a lot. Could I be pregnant?

My period was 3 days late, light pink spotting on the 3rd day and now I'm bleeding red but not a lot. Could I be pregnant?

Irregular periods: Generally speaking, irregular periods can occur and can be normal. Best to monitor your cycle over the next 2-3 months. If concerned for pregnancy, take a test, and be sure to use contraception. ...Read more

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I'm spotting 2 days after late period?

I'm spotting 2 days after late period?

Period: I would think this is likely a period that is a little late. If you think it might be somehting pregnancy related, you need to check a pregnancy test. ...Read more