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What causes spotting 11 days after a period besides pregnancy?

What causes spotting 11 days after a period besides pregnancy?

Breakthrough bleedin: Blood estrogen levels are low around the time of ovulation, which usually comes on cycle day 14-16 (day 1 is the day menstrual bleeding starts). For some women, this mid-cycle dip in estrogen level is enough to cause breakthrough bleeding or spotting. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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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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Nausea after eating but negative pregnancy test and 6 days late for period. What could cause this?

Nausea after eating but negative pregnancy test and 6 days late for period. What could cause this?

Timing and technique: Of test. A home pregnancy test should be done 4-5 days after a missed period ( if you did it after six days, that is ok), using first morning urine and following the instructions carefully. If the test was done properly and is negative, the nausea is likely due to other causes, e.g., hormonal imbalcnce that may be causing irregular menses. ...Read more

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What causes spotting before a late period?

What causes spotting before a late period?

Sometimes hormones: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a period changes include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more

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Pink spotting a day before period and 3 days after. Positive pregnancy test. What could cause this spotting?

Pink spotting a day before period and 3 days after. Positive pregnancy test. What could cause this spotting?

Implantation: There may be slight bleeding around the time of implantation of the embryo. I trust that you are under the care of a doctor for the sake of your and your baby's health and were taking pre-natal vitamins before you got pregnant. ...Read more

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What can cause pink spotting after a missed period?

What can cause pink spotting after a missed period?

Late period: If you do not have a period when it is due, you either didn't ovulate and are not going to have a period, you conceived and are pregnant and will not have a period, or you ovulated later than usual and you period will be late. If you are unsure, have a negative pregnancy test, and continue to bleed, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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16 days late, harsh period symptoms without a period. Several negative urine pregnancy tests. Could I be pregnant?

16 days late, harsh period symptoms without a period. Several negative urine pregnancy tests. Could I be pregnant?

Specifics: You are not pregnant. But you did not define or specify what specific symptoms you mean by "harsh period symptoms'. Most females with similar statements turn out to have a vaginal, cervical or urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Have all period symptoms cramps etc negative pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex but day of period it's brown discharge what can this be?

Have all period symptoms cramps etc negative pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex but  day of period it's brown discharge what can this be?

Menstrual bleed: If you do not get a regular period in the next 4-5 days, repeat the pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What causes brown blood spotting a week before period is due?

What causes brown blood spotting a week before period is due?

Brown d/c is: usually older blood being cleaned from the uterus. You could have an imbalance of estrogen / progesterone with some break through bleeding. ...Read more

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Spotting after 1 week of period and a faint positive pregnancy test and cramping, what is happening to me:\u0026#40;?

Spotting after 1 week of period and a faint positive pregnancy test and cramping, what is happening to me:\u0026#40;?

Pregnancy: I'd estimate 20-30% of pregnant women have some type of first trimester bleeding, and many go on to have normal pregnancies. However bleeding while pregnant does increase the risk for miscarriage. If your test is only faintly positive, it may mean that you are still very early, or you just had a miscarriage, but it also could mean an ectopic. Best to see a doctor for blood test. ...Read more

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4 days of pink/brown spotting 1 week before period due. 1 day late now. Negative pregnant tests. Nausea and fatigue on a high! what is happening to me?

4 days of pink/brown spotting 1 week before period due. 1 day late now. Negative pregnant tests. Nausea and fatigue on a high! what is happening to me?

Likely nothing: Very common - with negative pregnancy tests you are likely experiencing just a variation in your normal cycle. Would repeat the pregnancy test in a few days if your period still hasn't come. Good luck! ...Read more

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Spotting after a few days of normal period. Not pregnant. What can be causing it?

Spotting after a few days of normal period. Not pregnant. What can be causing it?

Spotting: Likely normal. However, may be secondary to some type of infection or irritation. If spotting resolves and no further symptoms probably no concern. If persistent or worsening get checked. ...Read more

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Light bleeding 2 weeks before period period few days late and lots of stress. What is going on?

Light bleeding 2 weeks before period period few days late and lots of stress. What is going on?

Stress does it: Menstrual bleeing can be affected by stress, either postpones it or advances it. But once stress is gone, you can expect to go back to your usual cucle. ...Read more

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How many days after implantation bleeding could i take a pregnancy test?

How many days after implantation bleeding could i take a pregnancy test?

About a week: Generally implantation bleeding occurs around 7 days post ovulation. Although blood pregnant tests can be positive a day or so later; to be sure, you should wait about a week than you can do a urine pg test, that if you are pg, should be positive. If it is negative and you have not gotten your period, do a blood pg test because urine pg test are not 100% accurate. Good luck. ...Read more

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9 days late for my period. No pregnancy and no cysts. What other factors can cause a late period?!

9 days late for my period. No pregnancy and no cysts. What other factors can cause a late period?!

Late: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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8 days late for period, having minor early pregnancy symptoms, including lots of discharge. Took a test and came back neg. Is it too soon to tell?

8 days late for period, having minor early pregnancy symptoms, including lots of discharge. Took a test and came back neg. Is it too soon to tell?

See doctor: A pregnancy test should be accurate 8 days after a missed period. If it is negative but you are having pregnancy symptoms, there could be something else going on, or an abnormal pregnancy. Please see a doctor for another test and evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes spotting, bloating, constipation and shortness of breath after a period? I took a home pregnancy test & it was negative. What is going on?

What causes spotting, bloating, constipation and shortness of breath after a period? I took a home pregnancy test & it was negative. What is going on?

May be unrelated: Your symptoms may be unrelalted to menstrual bleeding. If you are having excessive menstrual bleeding you may be anemic that may explain shortness of breath. If the symptoms recur at the next cycle you should consult your doctor. ...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