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Why am I spotting a week after my period ended. Had sex when my peroid was done. spotting been going on for a week now,not sure if my explanon ?

Why am I spotting a week after my period ended. Had sex when my peroid was done. spotting been going on for a week now,not sure if my explanon ?

Mostly benign: If you have a Nexplanon, which is a progestin only device, it is not unusual to have irregular bleeding such as you described. This is because you did not actually have a period but rather, random bleeding. Of course, if you are sexually active you should always rule out pregnancy first if you are having abnormal bleeding although less likely to be the cause. ...Read more

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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 spotting a week after my period ended? My periods are irregular and I am not on any medications. Could a run cause it; first one this year.

Why am i spotting a week after my period ended?  My periods are irregular and I am not on any medications.  Could a run cause it; first one this year.

Normal irregularity: The run could indeed have added some stress to your system or jump-started something. Nothing to worry about, especially if you tend to be a bit irregular anyway. As long as it's not heavy bleeding, i'd write it off. ...Read more

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Why am I spotting a week after my period has ended. This is my second month experiencing this. Could I be pregnant? I am trying to conceive

Why am I spotting a week after my period has ended. This is my second month experiencing this. Could I be pregnant? I am trying to conceive

Possibly pregnant: You could be pregnant. Please ask your doctor to do a blood pregnancy test (quantitative beta hcg) asap. Many women with normal pregnancies can have spotting, but sometimes spotting can indicate problem pregnancies such as an ectopic pregnancy or miscarriage. ...Read more

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Why am i bleeding/spotting a week after my period?

Why am i bleeding/spotting a week after my period?

Irregular bleeding: Irregular bleeding 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

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Why am I spotting two weeks before my next expected period? I've never done this before.

Why am I spotting two weeks before my next expected period? I've never done this before.

Break through: Spotting in mid-cycle in not uncommon, also called break through bleeding, is not abnormal. You may consult this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/women/tc/abnormal-vaginal-bleeding-topic-overview ...Read more

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My period came close to a week late this month and a week and a half later I am having spotting why am i spotting ?

My period came close to a week late this month and a week and a half later I am having spotting why am i spotting ?

Very common: If this happens often you will need to see an obgyn for an exam and testing. If it is a one time thing then no big deal. Depending on age and fertility plans there are lots of treatment options. Birth control pills can regulate the cycle. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iuds can minimize periods. Lysteda is a great new hormone free drug used to stop heavy periods. ...Read more

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Why am i spotting 2 weeks before my period while on mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Why am i spotting 2 weeks before my period while on mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Common. : The Mirena (levonorgestrel) can cause irregular spotting or irregular periods. Depending how long you have had the Mirena (levonorgestrel) you may want to wait it out. Often over time patients have less bleeding. ...Read more

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Why am i spotting after 10 days period?Whats the causes

Why am i spotting after 10 days period?Whats the causes

If I understand, you: Had your period ; then spotted 10 days later. This could be due to an imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone. If i misunderstood - then please clarify ; re-ask question. ...Read more

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I have 13 days till my next period why am I spotting?? I've never spotted before

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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Period has been dark brown and light for 3 days then turned reddish and heavier, this has never happened to me am i spotting? Took a test is was neg.

Period has been dark brown and light for 3 days then turned reddish and heavier, this has never happened to me am i spotting? Took a test is was neg.

Normal: All colors of period, dark brown and light red are normal colors for bleeding from the period or menstrual cycle. Nothing is wrong with your body, solely dark blood is old blood. ...Read more

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Why am i spotting after my period ended?

Why am i spotting after my period ended?

See you MD: There are many different reasons for having spotting after a period. Your md will ask about your history. Age , medical conditions like thyroid disease and diabetes, life stress, strenuous exercise, and eating disorders are a few things which can affect the menses. A blood pregnancy test may be considered. ...Read more

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Why am I spotting and my period left already?

Why am I spotting and my period left already?

Several reasons: Can be a myriad of reasons for intermenstrual spotting including infection, birth control pill side effects, ovulation problems, recent intercourse, hormone imbalance etc including early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why am i spotting 10 days after my last period?

Why am i spotting 10 days after my last period?

Ovulation?: Some women do have a bit of spotting at ovulation time due to a dip in hormones at that time. But spotting at any other times or lasting more than 1-2 days, needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Why am i spotting before my period?

Why am i spotting before my period?

Spotting: Spotting may indicate that your blood Progesterone isn't high enough to support the uterine lining. If your trying to conceive i suggest an endometrial bx and blood Progesterone 1 week prior to period. ...Read more

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Why am I spotting 2 days after my period?

Why am I spotting 2 days after my period?

NOT UNUSUAL: It is not unusual to have a little spotting after the periods end as there may be some left over blood which is finding it's way out.As long as it stopped and is not continuing you do not need to do anything.If it continues then check with your gynecologist ...Read more

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Why am i spotting 13 days before my period?

Why am i spotting 13 days before my period?

It is not uncommon: It is also called ovulation bleeding. During the ovulation time due to hormonal change, it is not uncommon for some women to have bleeding or spotting. It is normal, no need for worry. ...Read more

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Why am I spotting instead of getting my period?

Spotting: It means that the lining of your uterus was thin and therefore you have less shedding that needs to occur. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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