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What causes spotting before a late period?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: Sometimes hormones

In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a period changes include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome.
Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active.

In brief: Sometimes hormones

In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a period changes include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome.
Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active.
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