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Why Do I Have Spotting Before My Period
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
Depends...: It all depends in what context. The period may start with very little blood, in some like a spotting and then bleeds more as the days go by. As long as it lasts 3-7 days. If this is new for you, I would like to know, are you in new birth control? Any pain? Vaginal discharge? If the answer us yes to any of these questions you would need to see a gynecologist for exam and management as necessary. ...Read more
Abnormal periods: 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
Hi I had light pink spotting before my period was supposed to show, now I'm 7 days late. My last period was May 9th. All tests are neg. Preg?
What if i don't have spotting before my period but never really have since first child hve 3. Can i still be preg? And have just few symptoms?
For past 4 years, i had 3 to 5 days dark brown spotting before my period and 2 days brown spotting after my period. What is problem?Can be corrected?
Many possibilities: If you haven't had a pap/pelvic examination in the past 3 years, you need to be examined. Could possibly be hormonal but you would probably have irregular periods. Could be physical, such as if the lining of the uterus builds up too much over time. A lot more information would be needed to narrow the list of possibilities. See your family doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more
Everytime i take folic acid I have spotting before and after my period then i tried to stop taking folic acid the spotting also stop.What does it mean?
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
I had spotting for 3 days which was reddish brown in color but on my 4th day i experienced a light flow which isnt enough to fill a pad yet and cramping on 1 side. im expecting my period to come this sunday.i dont normally get spotting before my period a
I always get blood spotting before my period with 1 or 2 days.I told my doctor and he told me to take cyclopregynova but no change.Wht could it be?
Normal: If you are having regular monthly cycles this can be a normal pattern. Some women have this pattern occasionally, and a few have this type of light bleeding on most cycles. It is not a sign of any problem. ...Read more
Can azthromycin cause spotting before my period? I am on the birth control seasonale and have been for several years with no problems. I am into the 2nd month and i think 2nd week of pills for this pack and for the past 2 weeks have had spotting. Red or
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