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I m 24 and not married.Not have sex.This is the 2nd period with 2 days of premenstrual spotting. What should I do?

I m 24 and not married.Not have sex.This is the 2nd period with 2 days of premenstrual spotting. What should I do?

See a GYN MD: Pre menstrual spotting or staining is characteristic in conditions such as uterine fibroids, cervical or endometrial polyps and others. A GYN MD can ascertain the cause once you make an appointment and get examined. ...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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22 yrs & sexually active. i'm having an abnormally long period. Today is day 9. Also I had premenstrual spotting for 4 days. Is this bad?

22 yrs & sexually active. i'm having an abnormally long period. Today is day 9. Also I had premenstrual spotting for 4 days. Is this bad?

No: No this is not bad. This can be just a fluctuation in your menstrual cycle to two ovulation are possibly know ovulation. I would continue to keep a menstrual calendar and check the pregnancy testAround the time your period is due ...Read more

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Spotting 15 days before period what it means?

Spotting 15 days before period what it means?

Ovulation: Given the timing of the spotting, midcycle, this is most likely related to a brief, abrupt drop in estrogen that occurs with ovulation. Given your age, greater than 40, you must have this evaluated by your ob/gyn. This evaluation should include an exam, ultrasound and endometrial biopsy! ...Read more

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Spotting off and on before period, what's wrong?

Spotting off and on before period, what's wrong?

This could be: Break through bleeding associated with imbalance of hormones. ...Read more

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Spotting a week before period, what can this mean?

Often it means: Not enough progestterone in relation to estrogen, but can be form other causes like fibroids, polyps, etc., plese see your gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dark, almost black spotting 10 days before period.

Ovulation: Often there is some bleeding at the time of ovulation. That blood can be slow to come out. By the time you see the blood it can be very dark or black. Mid cycle bleeding as you describe is usually due to ovulation. If unsure, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Spotting pink and brown 5 days before period what does it mean?

Spotting pink and brown 5 days before period what does it mean?

I'm not sure: There are a lot of possible reasons: just an early period, a pregnancy from the last cycle with some spotting as the fetus implants in the uterus lining, an old tampon that wasn't removed, an infection, the start of a miscarriage from the last cycle, something related to birth control pills, etc it depends on the age and history of the woman. If there are unusual cramps or no period, see M.D. ...Read more

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Brown dry spotting before period, is this due to change of environment?

Brown dry spotting before period, is this due to change of environment?

Brown spotting is: Usually older, deoxygenated blood. This may simply be related to a hormone imblance. ...Read more

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Spotting before period (which happens around this week) yet took test and I am negative?

Spotting before period (which happens around this week) yet took test and I am negative?

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