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What Does It Mean When Your Spotting And Cramping
I started bleeding on wednesday and it stopped on friday. Now its sunday and im expiriencing spotting and cramps. What does this mean?
Your hormones are in: .. flux for some reason, so hang on for the ride. Irregular periods and spotting could mean you may have some hormonal imbalance that could be affected by many different factors, including age (if approaching menopause?), nutrition, illness, exercise (or lack of it), body girth, psychological well-being, stress, season, or simple fluctuations of other related hormones (thyroid for example). ...Read more
What does it mean if your having an extremely light spotting and light cramps a week before period?
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
What could it mean to have one time spotting 4 days before period onl when i wiped with very mild cramping?
Normal : One time spotting before your period is not abnormal at all. ...Read more
What does it mean if you miss 4 pills in a row around ovulation time and then on the 5th day you have spotting and cramping?
Withdrawal bleed: Stopping the pills is sort of like taking the 7 placebo pills at the end of the pack. There's a sudden drop in the hormone levels and it can cause you to have an early period, though the period will probably be lighter than usual. Understand that you are no longer protected, so will need to use a back-up contraception until you start your next pack. ...Read more
Might be warnings: It is important to stay calm, get information and stay positive even if the news is not reassuring. Stress itself is not good for mom. Later in pregnancy it might affect the fetus negatively (we don't know about the 8-week embryo). So any woman with cramping and spotting should see her OB doctor, determine if the fetal heart beat is present, learn the cause of bleeding, do her best to rest/relax. ...Read more
period: It may just be the start of your period. If your period / bleeding continues to be unusually light, do a pregnancy test. ...Read more
I have had light cramping in my left ovary for two day and now spotting today..what could this mean?
It is unlikely that a woman can feel cramping in the ovary. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I've had cramping for 2 weeks than one day of heavy period than spotting the next. What does this mean?
Period variation: Cramping for "two weeks" may be related to several issues, so more information is necessary to give a complete answer. If pregnancy is possible, it may happen with miscarriage. Also, a large clot may block the cervical canal and stop bleeding, and when the clot breaks up, the blocked bleeding is released and seems overly "heavy". ...Read more
I had a lil cramping and i believe a little spotting but period not due for 6 days. What does this mean?
Could be normal: This could mean you will start early. ...Read more
I had IUI on 25 jan , no cramping no problems. But now on 31 jan I have started spotting. What does this mean?
Yes I had sex twice with hubby after had pink spotting twice then went away and lil cramping that went away what it mean?
I'm 2 days late , I do feel cramping and bloated ... had intercourse and now I'm spotting light pink , what does that mean ?
Do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. 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. ...Read more
8 days past iui.. Now having light and very dull cramping.. No spotting or bleeding.. What does that mean? Anything serious?
There are many reasons that cramping may occur
it would be best to see your doctor, have an exam
and see what needs to be done. It is possible this
is not a serious problem. ...Read more
What does it mean if you're on you're period but you are spotting and clots come out but they are dark and you are cramping ?
Menses clots: Periods vary from time to time. Most women occasionally have a period where no egg is released and the periods can be heavier. If you are having large clots they can cause discomfort passing through the cervix. ...Read more
Started nuvaring the 31st of march period usually comes around the 4th and didn't? What could that mean? No spotting cramping anything
I'm spotting at 13 weeks and it goes from a bright red to a light brown/tannish color but no cramping or clotting what does that mean?
13 weeks: You need an ultrasound to see if have a small sub chorionic hemmorhage. These usually resolve with bedrest. Call your obgyn and report this to them. ...Read more
I was having cramps for the oast couple days and then my period came but for day only and it was gone, i wasnt spotting...what does that mean ?
Pregnancy: Shortened period may signal pregnancy which should be ruled out first. There is a variety of possible reasons that can cause irregular periods such as stress, hormonal issues for example thyroid, increased exercise, infections, medications, prior surgery, uterine reasons for example fibroids, trauma etc. Usually doctor would take thorough history as well as physical exam. ...Read more
I've been spotting since Wednesday and it's very light pink and only in tissue. Also I have mild cramps. Last period was feb 16-20th whta this mean?
It depends: If you've either not had sex in the past month or have been using effective contraception, it may be just random hormonal changes. You may have a perfectly normal period mid-March. On the other hand, if you have had sex and/or not used a reliable contraceptive, check a pregnancy test if your period doesn't come on time. ...Read more
Nonspecific: The meaning depends on what has been happening in your life as a whole. Are you under increased stress? Dieting? Unusually sexually active? Started a new exercise program? You are at an age when spotting between periods is common due to changes in hormones which can be due to diet, stress, exercise, et al. ...Read more
Spotting: Irregular spotting is 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
Hopefully implantati: Brown discharge is usually a sign of old blood associated with the embryo implanting in the uterus. If the bleeding becomes bright red or the pain severe then you should contact your provider. ...Read more
2weeks ago got my 1stperiod since i had normal delivery last jan. Im spotting and cramping and dizziness what does it mean?
Do A Pregnancy Test: It is normal for periods to be delayed after a delivery. If you have had unprotected sex then it will be wise to do a pregnancy test. Hormonal changes are common in the first few menstrual cycles after a birth. They can be associated with dizziness and some cramping. Check blood count to make sure you are not anemic. Good Luck! ...Read more
Hi I am 9 day post natural FET and having cramps and brown spotting since this afternoon. Is this means period? Is there any hope?
Pregnancy test: You will have to wait a few more days until you reach the 2 week post transfer time. Then you can check a pregnancy test and see what the results are. I wish you the best fortune ...Read more
I had light period oct 13 for about 4-5 days. Sex on oct 21st & on oct 28 have light spotting and some cramping. What can that mean?
Hard to tell...: A doctor can check to see if there is a medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of mucus discharge, of periods, or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with a doctor. A urine pregnancy test is accurate if done correctly, after missing a period or 3 wks after sex. ...Read more
Yes I been off depo shot awhile I was spotting before now its heavy bright red and I got cramps and sometime it brown what does this mean?
Deposit: your periods are coming back and are trying to regulate ...Read more