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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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Noticed a few small flesh colored bumps on outside of vagina. Just recently started spotting and ended my period a week ago. Nothing hurts.

Noticed a few small flesh colored bumps on outside of vagina. Just recently started spotting and ended my period a week ago. Nothing hurts.

Needs evaluation: New onset skin lesions on the vulva (area outside of vagina), can be normal skin tags, but very often they are condyloma. They usually present either as a flat lesion that is raised or as a lesion that looks like a cross between an elephant ear and cauliflower. If you do have condyloma, there are medical and mechanical ways to try to treat them. I recommend seeing an OB/GYN for evaluation. ...Read more

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Morning after pill says up to 72 hrs. I took it anyways at 100 hrs. Could it still work. Also I'm spotting 3 days later. I ended my period 10 days ago?

Morning after pill says up to 72 hrs. I took it anyways at 100 hrs. Could it still work. Also I'm spotting 3 days later. I ended my period 10 days ago?

Possible: It's possible that it may work but not as likely that it will. The efficacy drops the longer you wait and it isn't as effective even at 72 hours as it is in the first 24. ...Read more

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Is spotting 5 days after end of period normal? trying to conceive this week and started spotting 3 days after sex

Is spotting 5 days after end of period normal? trying to conceive this week and started spotting 3 days after sex

Probably Normal: Spotting is normal after a period! If you are TRYING to get pregnant that is the least likely time to have sex! Your question is a bit confusing! Ask again with more details Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I've had some dark browny red spotting 1 week after end of my period. What could this be?

I've had some dark browny red spotting 1 week after end of my period. What could this be?

Breakthrough: bleeding with some old menstrual blood and mucous. Monitor your cycles and check with your gyn if not improved within 48-72 hours. ...Read more

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Why am i spotting after my period ended?

Why am i spotting after my period ended?

See you MD: There are many different reasons for having spotting after a period. Your md will ask about your history. Age , medical conditions like thyroid disease and diabetes, life stress, strenuous exercise, and eating disorders are a few things which can affect the menses. A blood pregnancy test may be considered. ...Read more

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Spotting 2days after my period ended.Is that normal?

Spotting 2days after my period ended.Is that normal?

It can be: This can happen when there is a little bit of blood and tissue left over that still needs to be shed. ...Read more

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I still have spotting and my period ended like 4 days ago, should I be concerned?

I still have spotting and my period ended like 4 days ago, should I be concerned?

No: The spotting comes from the previous vaginal accumulation of menstrual blood that is being expressed slowly. ...Read more

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I have lingering intemittent spotting after my period ended for the past 7 days now. There ws a two day break now it has started again. I am 40 yrsold?

I have lingering intemittent spotting after my period ended for the past 7 days now. There ws a two day break now it has started again. I am 40 yrsold?

This type of bleedin: Not unusual. Menses can b erratic between having regular then no ovulation. If low risk lifestyle, like bleeding not coming from a cervical infection, chances are low that there is a problem. It is recommended, however, in those over 35 w/ heavier menses that u get screened for uterine cancer by an in office procedure called an endometrial biopsy. Many ways 2 control, just get an exam, gd luc. ...Read more

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Red and brown spotting 1 week after period ended. What could it be?

Red and brown spotting 1 week after period ended. What could it be?

Vag Bleeding: Abnormal vaginal bleeding has many possible causes. By itself, it does not necessarily indicate a serious condition. But if it has been happening for a month you should see your GYN doctor. http://www.webmd.com/women/tc/abnormal-vaginal-bleeding-topic-overview#1 ...Read more

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Why am i spotting if my period ended 5 days ago i had un protected sex?

Why am i spotting if my period ended 5 days ago i had un protected sex?

See your doctor: Several possibilities, including pregnancy problems such as a tubal/ectopic (out of place) pregnancy than could be serious. Might also be other problems such as hormonal imbalance (even polycystic ovarian syndrome--pcos). If you don't want to be pregnant, birth control is a good idea. Best to check it out. ...Read more

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Noticed spotting 8 days after period ended. It was brown and red mixed with mucous. Is this normal or concerning?

Noticed spotting 8 days after period ended. It was brown and red mixed with mucous. Is this normal or concerning?

Break through : Break through bleeding can occur due to hormonal imbalance. Brown blood is usually old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Hopefully, this resolves. If it happens for 3 or more cycles please consult with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I just had a 10 day period and now I'm spotting 2 days after my period ended and my period is normal 7 days long should I be concerned?

I just had a 10 day period and now I'm spotting 2 days after my period ended and my period is normal 7 days long should I be concerned?

Vaginal bleeding: It is difficult to answer your concerns because : your body may be undergoing some type of stress (cold virus, physical stress like not sleeping enough, emotional stress from daily living, etc...) which could change your cycle dates. It could be irregular vaginal bleeding or something more serious. Please have a pelvic exam & discussion with your GYN physician. Good luck ...Read more

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I just had a 10 day period and now I'm spotting 2 days after my period ended and my period is normal 7 days long should I be concerned?

I just had a 10 day period and now I'm spotting 2 days after my period ended and my period is normal 7 days long should I be concerned?

Irregular bleeding: 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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Came on my period 3rd july had light spotting a week after my period ended, was on and off the next month and this month i havent come on .. help?

Came on my period 3rd july had light spotting a week after my period ended, was on and off the next month and this month i havent come on .. help?

Irregular periods: I suspect hormonal problems causing this since you are 18 years old . Infection could be another cause. Trauma to the cervix also can cause if you are sexually active. To make your period regular see your gyn. Have queries and want to shoot me an e-mail click this --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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Hello. I am having slight cramps and spotting after my period ended 4 days ago. Is this cause for concern?

Hello. I am having slight cramps and spotting after my period ended 4 days ago. Is this cause for concern?

Not usually: Although it would be helpful to have more information about your age and past medical history I can say that typically slight cramping and spotting a few days after a typical period is not terribly unusual or a cause for concern. ...Read more