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Spotting when I should have my period?

Spotting when I should have my period?

Depends: If you are using contraception, it may be normal to have just spotting for a menses. Some contraceptives thin the endometrial lining, and that is why only spotting occurs.There can also be other reasons for spotting during menses. Please see your provider for a complete discussion. ...Read more

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I took next choice and now I am spotting when I should have my regular period. Normal?

I took next choice and now I am spotting when I should have my regular period. Normal?

Next Choice: Spotting can occur with next choice. If you don't have your actual period within 7 days of the anticipated date, please notify your gynecologist (need to ensure that you aren't pregnant). ** please consult with your gynecologist for concerns. ...Read more

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I want my period , but I am spotting. Did I just have my period?

I want my period , but I am spotting. Did I just have my period?

Could be : Do a pg test to r/o preg and see your gyn for an evaluation, your gyn can check your hormones and do an ultrasound to accurtaely diagnose your problem. ...Read more

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Have spotting 13day after my period ?

Have spotting 13day after my period ?

Prob ovulation: If you are not using contraceptive hormones, then a little bleeding midcycle is usually from ovulation and the associated hormonal change. It can last 1-2 days and be normal. ...Read more

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Why is my period so light ? It's spotting. Why is that ?

Why is my period so light ? It's spotting. Why is that ?

Light periods are ok: Menstrual flow varies greatly in women. Light periods or just spotting is ok, providing it is cyclic and regular. ...Read more

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Why am i spotting before my period?

Why am i spotting before my period?

Spotting: Spotting may indicate that your blood Progesterone isn't high enough to support the uterine lining. If your trying to conceive i suggest an endometrial bx and blood Progesterone 1 week prior to period. ...Read more

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Why am I spotting a wek and 1\2 after my period?

Many causes: There can be many factors to "intermenstrual bleeding." these include but are not limited to hormonal changes, uterine polyp, std's, cervical cancer, etc. It often only lasts a short duration, however if it's persistent then you need to follow up with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Im spotting in my period dont come on until the 25 of june why im spotting?

Im spotting in my period dont come on until the 25 of june why im spotting?

Breakthrough bleed: This is probably breakthrough bleeding, where the hormones were not able to maintain the lining of the uterus, so it shed a little. This is fairly common woth low dose OCPs, but can happen when not on pill. It could also be implantation bleeding from a pregnancy, but it's a little early. If you cpdont start on time, check a pregnancy test. ...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


Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more