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Doctor insights on: Reasons For Spotting Other Than Pregnancy

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Okay so I've stopped spotting pink completely and im 9 days late now. What could it be? My two pregnancys I've had all my tests came out negative.

Okay so I've stopped spotting pink completely and im 9 days late now. What could it be? My two pregnancys I've had all my tests came out negative.

Spotting: If you are not on any birth control it may be due to a fluctuation in your body's hormones. Often times this can be due to stress and be of no consequence. It will probably straighten out by itself. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Light spotting on 3rd day after unprotected sex, cramping 5 days (from that 3rd day & on), period not due for another 7 days. 8 pregnancies, 4 kids.

Light spotting on 3rd day after unprotected sex, cramping 5 days (from that 3rd day & on), period not due for another 7 days. 8 pregnancies, 4 kids.

Spotting: Irregular bleeding and spotting is very common. An Obgyn can evaluate you for infections, polyps, hormonal changes if this continues. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. If you do not wish to be pregnant again consider starting birth control ...Read more

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What could be the reason why I've been spotting dark brown blood daily for two weeks?

What could be the reason why I've been spotting dark brown blood daily for two weeks?

Many possibilities: Scant bleeding most commonly from the uterus (womb) can be hormonal or structural often trivial but sometimes serious. Examination by a professional is appropriate. ...Read more

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Why do women have light brown spotting in their ovulation time? What's the reason behind it?

Why do women have light brown spotting in their ovulation time? What's the reason behind it?

Breakthrough: You can have spotting at anytime in the cycle. Spotting around mid-cycle is common, often related to ovulation. It is usually estrogen breakthrough bleeding. Good wishes. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing bleeding and spotting for more than one month. What are the reason?

I have been experiencing bleeding and spotting for more than one month. What are the reason?

Vaginal bleeding: There are too many possible causes to speculate. The most likely causes vary with age, hormonal contraception, and other factors. If you are under age 25 and sexually active, STDs are high on the list of possibilities -- of course depending on risks (new partner, condoms, etc). In any case, all unexplained vaginal bleeding should be professionally evaluated, so see a doctor soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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If we miss susten 200 mg for 2 days can spotting appear immediately or it's some other reason of spotting?

If we miss susten 200 mg for 2 days can spotting appear immediately or it's some other reason of spotting?

Missing pills: Most likely is what is causing the spotting. Susten is a Progesterone and that hormone supports the lining of the uterus. So when you stop it you will get a period in 2-5 days. ...Read more

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Bleeding 3 days normally I bleed 7-8 days now spotting a week later for 4 days now. What can be the reason?

Bleeding 3 days normally I bleed 7-8 days now spotting a week later for 4 days now. What can be the reason?

An off cycle: 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. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I started spotting for over 2weeks now during the time when I should be ovulating. What do you think is the reason?

I started spotting for over 2weeks now during the time when I should be ovulating. What do you think is the reason?

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

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Hi. My boyfriend and I have intercourse last Wednesday and after 2 days ive got brownish spotting. Do I have to worry? Do you think what is the reason

Hi. My boyfriend and I have intercourse last Wednesday and after 2 days ive got brownish spotting. Do I have to worry? Do you think what is the reason

Hard to say: You won't know anything for sure until you get to your next expected period. If you have a normal period then, you have the answer to your question. If the period doesn't come on time then, you could purchase a pregnancy test and see what it says. Again, you'll have your answer. Bottom line? One way or the other you WILL know the answer to your question by the time you have your next period. ...Read more

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6 days late. Always had a normal cycle. Light spotting for oNE day. What could be the reason?

6 days late. Always had a normal cycle. Light spotting for oNE day. What could be the reason?

A late period: 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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Last per sept5 ovu sept17 next per due oct2 been having unpro sex on sept24 I wiped seen light pinkish blood what could the reason for the spotting?

Last per sept5 ovu sept17 next per due oct2 been having unpro sex on sept24 I wiped seen light pinkish blood what could the reason for the spotting?

Rule out pregnancy: The first day of bleeding is considered day one of the menstrual cycle. In this safe period calculator, days 1 to 7 and day 21 to rest of the cycle is calculated as "Safe".
According to this safe period calculator, attached here, Sept 24th seems a bit close to the middle 10 days of fertility, so I will double check. Good luck! . ...Read more

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31 days cycle. Had sex on cd 12 14 16 18. Now light spotting on cd 23.What could be the reason?

31 days cycle. Had sex on cd 12 14 16 18. Now light spotting on cd 23.What could be the reason?

Varies: The spotting could be from ovulation, could be a vaginal infection, could be from trauma to the vagina. It may be that you have conceived but it is too early for implantation bleeding. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I had a partial hysterectomy done about 2 or 3 years ago, about last year I started spotting for no reason.?

What to do if I had a partial hysterectomy done about 2 or 3 years ago, about last year I started spotting for no reason.?

See gynecologist: Could be a serious issue and a partial hysterectomy leaves the cervix. Patients like could have spotting from a cervical lesion. Needs to be investigated promptly. Other considerations need to be taken as well. See your gyn as soon as possible especially if there a hx of abnormal pap smears. ...Read more

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What could be the reason behind spotting a week before period n having prolonged periods of 12 days after. I just come off m-2 tone?

What could be the reason behind spotting a week before period n having prolonged periods of 12 days after. I just come off m-2 tone?

Spasm: Most likely it is a muscle spasm pressuring the sciatic nerve if keep persisting you need to see a doctor to make sure it is not a pressure from a ruptured disc in the back
do your stretching before you do any exercise ...Read more

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I've been having some light spotting for almost a week, now my mensuration is on. Is that a normal thing and what's the reason for spotting?

I've been having some light spotting for almost a week, now my mensuration is on. Is that a normal thing and what's the reason for spotting?

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. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Had incomplete abortion and took mifepristone and misoprost before 24hrs but there is no any pain and only rare spotting. What is the reason? Iam 27y

Had incomplete abortion and took mifepristone and misoprost before 24hrs but there is no any pain and only rare spotting. What is the reason? Iam 27y

See details: It can take several days to work in some women. Some women require an additional dose. I would repeat the ultrasound after 2 days. If there is still tissue, you will need a second dose or can choose a D&C. ...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