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Spotting two weeks after af then 15 days after spotting again bfn what could this be?

Spotting two weeks after af then 15 days after spotting again bfn what could this be?

Check: A pregnancy test. If negative it's irregular bleeding. See your GYN if it bothers you for help if it does not straighten itself out in a cycle or two ...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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Took Plan B 2weeks ago, spotting this week?

Took Plan B 2weeks ago, spotting this week?

Not uncommon: Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). ...Read more

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Spotting three weeks after sex, is this normal?

Spotting three weeks after sex, is this normal?

Not sure I: Understand. But, if you have been experiencing spotting over a three week period since vaginal intercourse - this is not normal and warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Spotting a week after taking Plan B pill. Should I be worried?

Spotting a week after taking Plan B pill. Should I be worried?

May be a side effect: Potential side effects w emergency contraception includes menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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I was spotting a week ago and now I am spotting again is that normal?

I was spotting a week ago and now I am spotting again is that normal?

Uncertain: It's hard to answer this question without knowing your age, menstrual history and whether or not you use hormonal birth control (pills, Nuva Ring, etc). ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a really bad order and spotting two weeks after a hysterectomy?

Is it normal to have a really bad order and spotting two weeks after a hysterectomy?

Odor: A really bad odor from any part of the body that does not usually smell bad is generally abnormal. A visit to the doctor for evaluation is warranted to ensure that the symptom is not related to an infection or other pathologic process. ...Read more

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What could cause spotting for weeks instead of menses?

What could cause spotting for weeks instead of menses?

Spotting: 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, polyps, fibroids and hormonal changes can cause spotting.. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Spotting a week before period, what can this mean?

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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Spotting a week after I took Plan B pill. Blood looks fresh, is this normal?

Spotting a week after I took Plan B pill. Blood looks fresh, is this normal?

Yes: After taking Plan B your cycle will be altered. You can certainly have spotting and your period will most likely be a bit different. It will return to normal afterwards. Take care! ...Read more

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Periods less than 3 dyas and spotting two weeks later with no pain what does this mean?

Periods less than 3 dyas and spotting two weeks later with no pain what does this mean?

May be normal: By itself this doesn't sound too unusual. Important to check if you are pregnant. May be related to medications or stress. If you are sexually active with men and do not want to become pregnant it is important to use some form of contraception. If this continues to happen I would visit your physician to have a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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How long do you spot after taking plan b? And is it normal to start spotting a week after taking it?

How long do you spot after taking plan b? And is it normal to start spotting a week after taking it?

Typical with Plan B: Plan b essentially disrupts the normal menstrual cycle by blocking or delaying ovulation. That it is how it works and why it is so different than a medical abortion. Irregular bleeding after taking Plan B is not rare. Always check a pregnancy test after using Plan B and see a doctor to start a better form of birth control. ...Read more

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I had very light spotting a week and a day after my cycle ended what does it mean it only lasted a day?

I had very light spotting a week and a day after my cycle ended what does it mean it only lasted a day?

Spotting: If light and only for a day and midcycle, probably related to hormonal fluctuations. A one time episode should be of no concern. ...Read more

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Periods due on 8th arp got spotting a week before period and got full blown on 8th apr. Then again got periods on 19th april, then again on 5th may, why?

Periods due on 8th arp got spotting a week before period and got full blown on 8th apr. Then again got periods on 19th april, then again on 5th may, why?

Likely not ovulating: Assuming not on bcp. Presence of growths or polyps in uterus will cause irregular bleeding. Most common cause, however, is not ovulating. Most common cause of not ovulating is stress: anxiety, weight loss, too much exercise... ...Read more

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Spotting 2 weeks after period? Why

Spotting 2 weeks after period? Why

Common problem: 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. Infection, polyps, fibroids and hormonal changes can cause spotting. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Spotting a week after my period, why?

Spotting a week after my period, why?

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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What causes spotting 2 weeks after period?

What causes spotting 2 weeks after period?

Missed ovulation: If you fail to ovulate there the level of norestrogen is low and the tissue breaks down and detaches some. This leads to bleeding. Failure to ovulate will do this. That happens in stress, illness, athletics, and other conditions. The next cycle can be normal. ...Read more

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What causes spotting a week after my period?

What causes spotting a week after my period?

Residual endometrium: Sometimes the lining inside the endometrium has not stabilized and you have left over tissue that can cause spotting after your period.
If its recurrent, see your GYN to make sure you don't have any polyps or other anomalies causing spotting
best wishes
Dr M ...Read more

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Dark red spotting 1 week before period starts?

Dark red spotting 1 week before period starts?

Spotting: Sounds like low Progesterone spotting before your period. Keep a menstrual diary and see if it gets normal next cycle. If it persists, you may need a Progesterone boost. Other things cause spotting like polyps and fibroids. ...Read more

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Spotting two weeks after period what can that be???

Spotting two weeks after period what can that be???

Spotting: Would check HCG as sometimes what appeared as a period was actually implantaiton bleeding. Could also be infection, effects of BCP, polyp, fibroid, ovarian pathology. Check TSH, consider sonogram. F/u with doctor/urgent care. ...Read more

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Having brown spotting one week after unprotected sex?

Having brown spotting one week after unprotected sex?

This has no: Particular meaning. Brown discharge is old blood. Spotting can occur due to hormone imbalances. Take a home pregnancy test if your period is late. Take care. ...Read more

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Why am I still spotting 6 weeks after total hysterectomy?

Why am I still spotting 6 weeks after total hysterectomy?

Cuff bleeding: The apex of the vagina is closed and as it heals, it can bleed a little bit. It is common for a little bit of spotting to occur after a hysterectomy. Rarely, if the cervix or part of the uterus is left behind, there can be residual endometrial cells that can produce cyclic bleeding. Talk to the surgeon and a post operative exam can help you identify the culprit. Best wishes. Dr M ...Read more

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Can u have light pink spotting a week before your period?

Can u have light pink spotting a week before your period?

Yes.: Light spotting a week before your period could be implantation bleeding or might suggest that you're not ovulating. If you miss a period, get a pregnancy test. If it's negative, you may not have ovulated this month. ...Read more

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Is brown discharge and spotting a week after Plan B normal?

Yes: Brown discharge is likely old blood. Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. ...Read more