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Why is my period so light ? It's spotting. Why is that ?

Why is my period so light ? It's spotting. Why is that ?

Light periods are ok: Menstrual flow varies greatly in women. Light periods or just spotting is ok, providing it is cyclic and regular. ...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 is my period so light and painful all of a sudden?

Why is my period so light and painful all of a sudden?

See your OB/gyn: I recommend visiting your ob/gyn to better determine the cause of your painful period. Wishing you the very best. ...Read more

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AF April 2nd till the 4th.Unprotected sex April 23rd Started spotting not enough for pad on the 9th of May why is my period so light? Is this my af?

AF April 2nd till the 4th.Unprotected sex April 23rd Started spotting not enough for pad on the 9th of May why is my period so light? Is this my af?

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

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Ok well i had sex with my boyfriend and he nut inside of me why i didn't get pregnant? & why my period is so light this month?

Ok well i had sex with my boyfriend and he nut inside of me why i didn't get pregnant? & why my period is so light this month?

Fertile Days: There are really only about 12 days during your monthly cycle when you're likely to get pregnant and they're around the time of ovulation (midcycle when you release an egg). It's all about timing and you should discuss it together if planning a pregnancy, and also be on prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my period so light this month?

What does it mean if my period so light this month?

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

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I'm on femme tab 20/100 for the first month I have my period so light a few drops during the day only I have 2 sugar pills to go is this normal ?

I'm on femme tab 20/100 for the first month I have my period so light a few drops during the day only I have 2 sugar pills to go is this normal ?

Low dose: This is a low estrogen dose pill so it stimulates little growth of your uterine lining. That means there isn't much to bleed off and your period will be very light. This is normal. ...Read more

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I've been taking levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED for a month now got my period so light no need to use pads only liners is this normal i've always had really heavy periods?

I've been taking levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED for a month now got my period so light no need to use pads only liners is this normal i've always had really heavy periods?

Light periods: Yes light periods are one of the great side effects of being on birth control pills. Many women who don't even need to prevent pregnancy, use the pills to help with their periods. To make them lighter, shorter and less painful. If it bothers you, the doctor can change you to a pill that has a higher dose of estrogen. Higher estrogen in the pills will tend to make the periods heavier. ...Read more

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My period is painful?

My  period is painful?

Ouch!: Painful periods are no fun. Daily exercise all month long has been shown to help. Biirth control pills make your periods lighter, less painful and shorter. A mirena IUD, or Implanon greatly reduce menstrual bleeding and pain. Medications like Ibuprofen, Motrin, Midol and Naprosyn can help you through it. Tylenol (acetaminophen) isn't the best choice. If done with child-bearing, surgical options exist too. ...Read more

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How to stop my period?

How to stop my period?

Hormones: Hormonal medication prescribed by a MD can arrest you period. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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