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What does it mean when your period stop already and 2 days later you spot a little after u take a shower this has happened too times now this week?

What does it mean when your period stop already and 2 days later you spot a little after u take a shower this has happened too times now this week?

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 does it mean when you spot after your period?

What does it mean when you spot after your period?

Dribs & drabs: Often the period blood is still present in the vagina when the period has seemingly stopped. It will later come out with exertion, sexual activity or straining at the stool as 'spotting' or 'giblets'. If this continues have a gyn md check for other uterine, or cervical problems. ...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 to only spot during your period?

What does it mean to only spot during your period?

Thin endometrium: Very light periods are usually a funtion of a thin endometrium. Estrogen thickens the lining Progesterone will thin it. Oral contraceptives are Progesterone dominant, and many people on the pill for awhile will have very light periods. ...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 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 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 are spot when your meant to have your period?

What does it mean if you are spot when your meant to have your period?

Light period: The main reason for light periods is change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause ; implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs. Check pregnancy test. ...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 when you spot on your period? This isn't normal for me.

What does it mean when you spot on your period? This isn't normal for me.

That is ok: Donot worry, that is ok, watch for the next period if it becomes a pattern then see your obgyn, sometimes it is a hormonal dysfunction ...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 don't have other causes such as thickened endometrium, polyps and other precancerous lesions. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you spot a week after your period. And your period was also late?

What does it mean when you spot a week after your period. And your period was also late?

Pregnancy or.....: Pregnancy may be the most common reason. Other reasons include hormone imbalances (polycystic ovary syndrome, thyroid disease, pituitary problems, eating disorders). Sometimes caused by stress, but don't assume that's it. See your doctor. ...Read more

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When you're late on your period and then you spot but won't start it, what does that mean?

Check: Do a pregnancy test if you haven't had a regular period. If that is negative, it may be a menstrual irregularity due to hormones, stress, medication, or other factors. ...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 your period stop already and 2 days later you spot a little after u take a shower this has happened too times now this week?

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 does it mean when you spot for two weeks and your supposed to get your period?

What does it mean when you spot for two weeks and your supposed to get your period?

Spotting: Pregnancy is always a worry so please do a pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant (or not expected to be pregnant), just monitor it. Your normal cycle probably will start. If the irregular bleeding continues beyond the 1st month or if the flow gets out of control, I recommend that you see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have pregnacy symptoms but get your period then two days latter spot but still have pregnacy symptoms?

What does it mean when you have pregnacy symptoms but get your period then two days latter spot but still have pregnacy symptoms?

Please Clarify: That you probably do not have the right understanding of what your symptoms represent. Can you ask us again but include what you specifically mean by pregnancy symptoms? ...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?

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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What does it mean if you spot a week after your period and been spotting for more then one day?

What does it mean if you spot a week after your period and been spotting for more then one day?

Likely normal: Mid cycle spotting is not uncommon nor abnormal. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What can it mean if you've had unprotected sex then a week later get your period then 2 weeks later you spot for a day even if you never have before?

What can it mean if you've had unprotected sex then a week later get your period then 2 weeks later you spot for a day even if you never have before?

Irregular 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 ; 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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If you are on birth control and uou spot before your period what does it mean?

If you are on birth control and uou spot before your period what does it mean?

It may be normal: It is not uncommon to spot a little before the period with the newer low dose birth control pills. If you just started the pills give it a few more months, if you have been on them for a while and spotting for a while you may need to change them. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have sex all month and you spot and bleed all month and then get your period? So confused that was last month?

What does it mean when you have sex all month and you spot and bleed all month and then get your period? So confused that was last month?

Get tested: You need to see a gynecologist for an examination and testing. You may have an infection, a sexually transmitted disease, a cervical polyp, a fibroid, a hormonal imbalance etc. There are so many causes and testing is needed. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you not on your period and it is not time, but when you go to the bathroom its lil spots on the tissue?

What does it mean when you not on your period and it is not time, but when you go to the bathroom its lil spots on the tissue?

Probably no concenr: It would not be out of the ordinary to have some intermenstrual spotting on occasion. Absent any alarming symptoms and not being pregnant, one could observe. Otherwise get a check up with your pcp or gyn. ...Read more

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Is it normal to spot on your period?

Is it normal to spot on your period?

Possibly: It is not unusual to have vaginal spotting a day or two prior to onset of full menses. ...Read more

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Is it a bad sign to spot a week before your period?

Is it a bad sign to spot a week before your period?

Maybe: Most often the premenstrual spotting occurs normally except for patients with uterine fibroids and heavy bleeding as premenstrual staining is a sign of a sub mucous fibroid. A GYN MD exam can determine by pelvic exam uterine enlargement suggestive of fibroids, and an ultrasound can confirm. ...Read more

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Is it normal to to have your period in spot for 3 days?

Is it normal to to have your period in spot for 3 days?

Perhaps...: Periods vary greatly. Your doctor will determine if you need some blood work to check for hormonal problems. If this is your typical pattern and if your periods are regular, it may be normal for you. However if this period is different than your typical periods, I would advise a pregnancy test. ...Read more