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What does it mean when u don't have your period you only spot?

What does it mean when u don't have your period you only  spot?

Depends: If you miss your period or only spot, you could be pregnant or you could have a lighter than normal period. I recommend getting a pregnancy test. If that is negative, then there are many many reasons for spotting. Much depends on your age, if you are on contraception, and many other factors. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you dont get your period for a month but you do spot two different days ? please help pregnancy test comes out negative too

What does it mean when you dont get your period for a month but you do spot two different days ? please help pregnancy test comes out negative too

Irregular periods: Irregular periods can occur and can be normal. Best to monitor your cycle over the next 2-3 months. If it continues to be irregular, seek medical attention. If concerned for pregnancy, take an over the counter test. Also, consider alternate birth control method such as spermicides, birth control pills, etc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you spot a week after your period?

What does it mean when you spot a week after your period?

Most likely: It means nothing. Some women may have spotting in the mid part of their cycle. Estrogen levels dip around the time of ovulation, and that drop can cause breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get your period and it stops then a few days later you spot?

What does it mean when you get your period and it stops then a few days later you spot?

Delayed spotting: can occur because of remnant debris that may emerge and manifest as spotting. If you continue to have bleeding in between periods, see your gyn to make sure you dont have other causes such as thickened endometrium, polyps and other precancerous lesions. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you just spot right after a week on your period?

What does it mean if you just spot right after a week on your period?

Unstable lining.: It just means the lining became unstable and shed a little. It should not effect the rest of your cycle. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you spot the next night after your period had ended & then spoted again night after please help im worried?

What does it mean if you spot the next night after your period had ended & then spoted again night after please help im worried?

Wait and see : If you had two days of spotting that was probably your period--just a very light one. Pregnancy tests are very accurate. Track your cycles over the next couple of months. If they remain irregular see your obgyn. If they go back to normal then this was just an "off" month. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you spot before your period?

What does it mean when you spot before your period?

Not much : It just means that you had some blood in the back of the vagina that is now coming out. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you spot when you're suppose to have your period?

What does it mean when you spot when you're suppose to have your period?

Common complaint: 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 does it mean if you spot for a week then you stop for two days then you actually start your period and are on it for two weeks for 2 months ?

What does it mean if you spot for a week then you stop for two days then you actually start your period and are on it for two weeks for 2 months
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Weird cycle: It is important to not panic just because one cycle if a little off from the others. The main issue is what is the pattern over time. If your cycles return to normal over the next few months then one abnormal cycle is not an issue. Always make sure your pregnancy test is negative. If you are not on birth control consider starting which will also give you better cycle control. ...Read more

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