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14 days late period negative urine tests, light spotting after pelvic exam, is this normal? No STDS same partner for 5+years.
1st day of period 29/12; ovulation date 11/01 (28 day period). Missed period 25/01 but slight pale spotting (once off). Pregnancy test negative 27/01?
Home pregnancy tests are very accurate.: They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. if you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stopped birth control pill in Nov, Dec had timely period but lighter. Jan, only spotting, no period. HPT on Day 3 of cycle negative. Causes?
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. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx ...Read more
On the pill/none missed. No intercourse since before last period 3/28. Cramping 4/10 and pink/red spotting 4/14 week before placebo pills/next period?
Irregular bleeding: 1) take a pregnancy test. If negative, keep reading... 2) oral contraceptive pills are notorious for having the side effect of " spotting". This may be the cause of your symptoms and should resolve with use of the pill over time. If, however it does not, please see your gyn and consider a tvus. ...Read more
Sexually active on BC & using condoms. Period came lighter than usual, took HPT, negative. Next month, normal period. Lost 15lbs, this month lighter?
Miss period after stopping my bcp, negative blood test. Spotting cramping all other period symptoms just no flow?
Sex with condoms only, last period march 7th, took 2 preg first response test day before expected period, negative. Late period. Pregnant?
Take HPT.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Thin, white/clear discharge increase 3-4 days before period due. Switched pills this month, period due tomorrow. Use condoms. - tests (blood&p) preg?
Take a test: Some vaginal discharge changes as one goes through the menstrual cycle. Use your past experience to know if this is normal for you or not. If not schedule a visit for testing. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more
Breasts leaking. Early spotting but no period. 2 days late on 25 day cycle. Prolactin levels normal. No current meds. Negative hpt?
Trust the test : Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. Sounds like just a off period this cycle. ...Read more
On oc pills for years. Spotting last month. Dr. Advises pap smear (normal in 2011) & pelvis exam. Necessary? I thought spotting on oc is not a concern
Although: Breakthrough bleeding and spotting can occur while on coc, there are many other reasons someone can spot, i.e. Cervical infection or abnormality. Your doctor wants to make sure nothing else is wrong. I would schedule a visit or give him or her a call for clarification. Good luck! ...Read more
Unprotected sex (7/7) a week before period due (7/15). Cramping no period. Positive pregnancy test. How far along am i? Normal period last month.
Guess: An approximation would be almost 1 month, but an ultrasound is more diagnostic for an exact date. Follow-up with a specialist (ob/gyn) to get evaluated and answer all your questions. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
Menstrual cramps for 7 days no period sexually active and no birth control but 1 negative pregnancy test?
Taking progesterone hCG done on 14dpo negative.. 17th day ovulation..getting brown discharge during period due...is it implantation or due to tablet?
Not after everything: Has resolved if you have had no complications from it. ...Read more
No: Periods so close together indicate a hormone imbalance. If she is weak as well she may be iron deficient and may need vitamin d. With healthy food, 7 1/2 to 8 hours sleep, a good prenatal vitamin with methyl folate and methyl cobalamine, movement through the day and good stress management, her cycle may lengthen and ovulation occur regularly. ...Read more