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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

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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My period last week. Now I am light bleeding watery red/pink and bad cramps. Before this I didn't have my period for a few months. I am not pregnant?

My period last week. Now I am light bleeding watery red/pink and bad cramps. Before this I didn't have my period for a few months. I am not pregnant?

Infection: You have a cervical or vaginal infection. You could also have a urinary tract infection. But a bleeding cervix in this scenario is likely inflamed by an infection. ...Read more

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I had implantation bleeding a week before my period. I missed my period then a week later i have spotting. HElp please?

I had implantation bleeding  a week  before my period. I missed my period then  a week later  i have spotting. HElp please?

Common: Half of all pregnancies have some spotting in the first trimester. This does not necessarily mean a miscarriage. I would advise pelvic rest ( nothing in your vagina) until the spotting stops and see a doctor if the bleeding becomes heavy or you have pain. Best wishes to you and the baby. ...Read more

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Why am i bleeding a week after my period?

Why am i bleeding a week after my period?

This is usally: Related to an imbalance of hormones. Advise your physician if it persists. ...Read more

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How many days late after a period should I start to get worried? Last month i got my period a day after i had sex, this month I am 6 days late

How many days late after a period should I start to get worried? Last month i got my period a day after i had sex, this month I am 6 days late

Let me help you: If you’ve had sex since your last period and your period is late, it’s a good idea to take a pregnancy test. You can take a pregnancy test anytime during the day or night. You can either take a home pregnancy test or go to a health care provider for one. Good luck. ...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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I had a protected sex weeks before my period but why am I having bleeding and cramps not spotting just 3days after my period?

I had a protected sex weeks before my period but why am I having bleeding and cramps not spotting just 3days after my period?

Infection: Well you don't have pregnancy. That leaves STDS, Other vaginitis, hormone problems or cancer. Unexpected bleeding that is recurrent, persistent or worrisome means an examination is needed with probable testing to be included. ...Read more

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Last month i got my period regular, then spotted a week after for two weeks. This month I am 3 days late . Could I be pregnant?

Last month i got my period regular, then spotted a week after for two weeks. This month I am 3 days late . Could I be pregnant?

Possibly Pregnant: With any irregularity in your period or bleeding could be a sign of pregnancy if you are sexually active. You can start by taking a pregnancy test at home or contacting your primary care physician to confirm. ...Read more

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I had sex a week before my period i got my period on time and a week later i started bleeding again like i was getting my period could i be pregnant?

I had sex a week before my period i got my period on time and a week later i started bleeding again like i was getting my period could i be pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Why am i having bad menstrual cramps a week after my period ended?

Why am i having bad menstrual cramps a week after my period ended?

Possible reasons: For cramps after your period can include: remaining prostaglandins in your system after your period – causing continued cramps. Sometimes your period hasn’t actually ended – it has transiently slowed or stopped. Other reasons for cramping could be pregnancy or ovulation. ...Read more

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Why only the week before my period am i getting a discharge?

Why only the week before my period am i getting a discharge?

Discharge: It is possible that you have a vaginal infection. Consult your doctor for possible cultures and treatment. ...Read more

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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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Why am I cramping and bleeding when I just had a period about a week ago ?

Why am I cramping and bleeding when I just had a period about a week ago ?

I do not know: A Gynecologist would be the best Dr. to see and get this evaluated so you can get some treatment as needed. An anti-inflammatory/NSAID may help the cramping, but get it evaluated and diagnosed especially with the bleeding off cycle, etc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Breasts enlarged about a week before I expected my period. Am I pregnant?

Breasts enlarged about a week before I expected my period. Am I pregnant?

Possible check BHCG: Do a blood bhcg it may be positive already, if it is neg and u miss your period, then do another one, if that one is neg then it obviously is due to other causes that your gyn can work up. ...Read more

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Last month i had a regular period, a week later i bled a light pink, honey brown. Now I am a week late i had sex two days after first period am i preg?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...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


Dr. Patricia Foster
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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