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Why am I spot bleeding week after my period?

Why am I spot bleeding week after my period?

Low estrogen: Usually not enough estrogen early in cycle, this could be your birth control or a weight issue. Polyps are a possibility as well. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Why am i spot bleeding 2 weeks before my next period to be due?

Why am i spot bleeding 2 weeks before my next period to be due?

Ovulation: If it just lasts 1-3 days it may be due to hormonal dips that occur with ovulation. If it persists longer than that, it needs to be evaluated. There may be an infection or other cause that needs to be treated. ...Read more

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What causes spot bleeding instead of a period?

What causes spot bleeding instead of a period?

Depends: It is not so much of a problem when bleeding is less rahter than more. You also have to ook at the regularity and cycle interval in evaluating menstrual abnormality. If it just happened once, there is no need for big concern. ...Read more

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Positive OPK 2 days after period, can u ovulate that soon, now I am on cycle day 17 out of 28 and lightly spot bleeding, what is wrong with my cycle?

Positive OPK 2 days after period, can u ovulate that soon, now I am on cycle day 17 out of 28 and lightly spot bleeding, what is wrong with my cycle?

Unlikely: Most cycles of 28 days occur when ovulation is on day 14. Though it is possible to ovulate (and have menses) early, the most likely explanation is a false positive test and the spotting on day 17 may be a sign of current ovulation---in which case menses will occur around day 31. That variation is not a medical problem. ...Read more

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If someone has absent periods and dosent stop spot bleeding for months is that her cycle?

If someone has absent periods and dosent stop spot bleeding for months is that her cycle?

No: What you are describing is defintely not normal and must be evaluated. It probably results from absence of regular ovulation which is causing this abnormal bleeding. It may be due to a condition called pcos. In this situation, prolonged exposure to estrogen can lead to precancerous condition involving the uterine lining. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Bleeding a week after your period few red spot then i get the brown spot what that could b because i naver had this problem befor.Thanks?

Bleeding a week after your period few red spot then i get the brown spot what that could b because i naver had this problem befor.Thanks?

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

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more