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Light bleeding 1 week before period is due the bleeding isn't constant and I don't need to use anything ?
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Dr. Carolyn Quist
Gynecology
In brief: Problem
Menstrual bleeding of any kind should never last for more than 7 days.
Any bleeding whether light spotting or normal flow is counted and therefore is indicating that a problem is present. Polyps, abnormal pap smears, ovarian cysts, infections, fibroids, hormone imbalance and other problems could be the cause. Women with this problem should be seen by a gynecologist.

In brief: Problem
Menstrual bleeding of any kind should never last for more than 7 days.
Any bleeding whether light spotting or normal flow is counted and therefore is indicating that a problem is present. Polyps, abnormal pap smears, ovarian cysts, infections, fibroids, hormone imbalance and other problems could be the cause. Women with this problem should be seen by a gynecologist.
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