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I am having brown spotting and sometimes bright red bleeding on and off a week before menstruation. I am trying to conceive, is this a period or not?

I am having brown spotting and sometimes bright red bleeding on and off a week before menstruation. I am trying to conceive, is this a period or not?

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 would cause light brown spotting a week before my period?

What would cause light brown spotting a week before my period?

Brown Spotting is: Usually older, deoxygenated blood. This may be break through bleeding due to hormone imbalances. ...Read more

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What causes brown spotting 2 weeks after a 1 week late period?

Could be nothing: Spotting by itself if light, means little at all. Spotting at a time when you might have just become pregnant is known a implantation bleeding. The important message here is that you need to find out if you are pregnant, first, by checking a urine pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have 3 day brown spotting two weeks after my period. What is possible cause? Is this abnormal?

I have 3 day brown spotting two weeks after my period. What is possible cause? Is this abnormal?

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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What could cause light brown spotting throughout the day one week before my period is due, then nothing, if not implantation?

What could cause light brown spotting throughout the day one week before my period is due, then nothing, if not implantation?

Irregular period: It could be an irregular period or spotting. It is not necessarily implantation bleeding, although that is a possibility. Time will tell. A pregnancy test if you miss your period could tell, also. I wish you the best! ...Read more

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I have been experiencing brown spotting with a few red drops for 2 days. Its 1 week before my period, what could be the cause? Virgin not on birth ctr

I have been experiencing brown spotting with a few red drops for 2 days. Its 1 week before my period, what could be the cause? Virgin not on birth ctr

Brown d/c: Since your a virgin, your definely not pregnant. But brown d/c is a sign of old blood. Have you had any trauma to you gential region, like bike riding or exercise. I would f/u with your ob/gyn, and have a pelvic exam. ...Read more

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On bc, had sex w/ pullout a week before. Light brown spotting began 4 days before bc said I should start period. What would cause that? Highstress/uti

   Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time)  is very common on birth control.: It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time.  if you are not satisfied or it continues to happen  then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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What could cause brown spotting for a couple days followed by a missed period 2 weeks later.. Took hpt when 1 and 2 weeks late both neg?

What could cause brown spotting for a couple days followed by a missed period 2 weeks later.. Took hpt when 1 and 2 weeks late both neg?

Get a blood test: The brown spotting you are describing sounds like implantation bleeding and the missed period 2 weeks later suggests pregnancy. A blood test is much more sensitive than a home pregnancy test. Get a blood test to find out if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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I've had light brown spotting for 5 days and dark brown spotting for 1 day period only due in 3 days what could cause this? No pains

I've had light brown spotting for 5 days and dark brown spotting for 1 day period only due in 3 days what could cause this? No pains

Irregular bleeding: Any woman of fertile age who has an irregular. Must consider the possibility that she is pregnant. A pregnancy test is necessary, perhaps a blood test. Other possibilities include anatomical issues with the uterus. I would have a pelvic ultrasound to look at the possibility of a fibroid or perhaps a polyp. And ovarian cyst that is functioning and making hormones can also cause this. ...Read more

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