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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

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 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 the day after my period has ended?

Why am i spotting the day after my period has ended?

How many days?: How many days does your bleeding last? Spotting is a form of bleeding; it is just light. If you are having 7 or fewer total days of bleeding, including spotting, that is normal. If what you are experiencing is a change for you, see your doc. ...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 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 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 black blood 2days after my period?

Why am i spotting black blood 2days after my period?

A little spotting?: A doctor may check to look for a medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of their mucus discharge or of their periods, have spotting, or miss a period on occasion (due to changes in hormones). If symptoms are persistent, recurrent, or worrisome, an ob-gyn appointment may be a good idea. ...Read more

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Why am i spotting 10 days after my period ended and the day after ovulation.

Why am i spotting 10 days after my period ended and the day after ovulation.

Several possibles: More likely this is normal variation. Some women do spot around ovulation. Other causes could be an infection in vagina or cervix or a polyp on the cervix. You might get checked if it doesn't resolve on its own. ...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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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