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What does it mean when your period stop already and 2 days later you spot a little after u take a shower this has happened too times now this week?

What does it mean when  your period stop already and 2 days later you spot a little after u take a shower this has happened too times now this week?

Irregular 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

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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I spot before my period starts is it normal?

I spot before my period starts is it normal?

That bleeding: May actually be the beginning of your period (depending on the timing). ...Read more

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Im spotting brown 5 days before my period is due. Is it normal. I never spot before my period.

Im spotting brown 5 days before my period is due. Is it normal. I never spot before my period.

Yes: Normal. This may be old menstrual blood mixed with vaginal and cervical mucous due to hormonal fluctuations in your cycle. This is quite common. Just monitor your cycles and if it persisits- see your GYN. ...Read more

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Can I concieve day before my period and confuse it w/ inplantation bleeding? I never spot before my period except for now and theres a chance im preg.

Can I concieve day before my period and confuse it w/ inplantation bleeding? I never spot before my period except for now and theres a chance im preg.

No: The day before your period would be about 13 days after ovulation. The egg is receptive for about 24 hours after ovulation - if conception does not occur within about 24 hours after ovulation, it is no longer possible for that cycle. You can not conceive 1 day before your period starts. When you do conceive, it is possible to experience implantation bleeding at about the time your period is due ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex last feb25&I'm a bit stress&had brown spot before my period. and now im 6 days delayed and had a mild cramps. what is this?

I had unprotected sex last feb25&I'm a bit stress&had brown spot before my period. and now im 6 days delayed and had a mild cramps. what is this?

This is time to...: Consider doing a home pregnancy test. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more

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Why do I spot in between period?

Why do I spot in between period?

Hormonal fluctuation: may be the reason: additionally, stress, tension, anxiety, illness, thyroid issues; however at your age, this is not uncommon. ...Read more

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What makes a period spot two days then stop?

What makes a period spot two days then stop?

Light Periods: The main reason for light periods is change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause ; implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you spot 2 times after a period?

What does it mean when you spot 2 times after a period?

Normal vs. Pregnancy: It is fairly common to have spotting in between your menstrual periods. Common causes include stress, peri-menopausal bleeding and implantation bleeding. Suggest taking a pregnancy test to be safe. ...Read more

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Is it normal to go two days without period sn start to spot?

Is it normal to go two days without period sn start to spot?

Irregular menstrual : Cycle could be mild or severe. It is often hard to know without more info. It is likely better for your friend or family to discuss in detail with her OB. ...Read more

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Is it normal to spot on your period ?

Is it normal to spot on your period 
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Possibly: It is not unusual to have vaginal spotting a day or two prior to onset of full menses. ...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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Why would i spot instead of have a period?

Why would i spot instead of have a period?

Variety of reasons: It's all about hormones. The menstrual cycle hormone dance is very precise and any glitch can effect the menstrual period. Absence of ovulation, ovarian cysts, stress, and a myriad of other things can effect menstrual flow. This is usually not a problem unless it is recurrent. Contraceptive hormones (bcp) have this effect and are one of the benefits of ovulation suppression. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you spot after your period?

What does it mean when you spot after your period?

Dribs & drabs: Often the period blood is still present in the vagina when the period has seemingly stopped. It will later come out with exertion, sexual activity or straining at the stool as 'spotting' or 'giblets'. If this continues have a gyn md check for other uterine , or cervical problems. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you spot before your period?

What does it mean when you spot before your period?

Not much : It just means that you had some blood in the back of the vagina that is now coming out. ...Read more

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What does it mean to only spot during your period ?

What does it mean to only spot during your period ?

Thin endometrium: Very light periods are usually a funtion of a thin endometrium. Estrogen thickens the lining Progesterone will thin it. Oral contraceptives are Progesterone dominant, and many people on the pill for awhile will have very light periods. ...Read more

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Is it normal to to have your period in spot for 3 days?

Is it normal to to have your period in spot for 3 days?

Perhaps...: Periods vary greatly. Your doctor will determine if you need some blood work to check for hormonal problems. If this is your typical pattern and if your periods are regular, it may be normal for you. However if this period is different than your typical periods, i would advise a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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