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Period started on time but only spotting

By Anonymous May 29, 2013 - 3:53pm
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Period Started on time. But only spotting now for four days now. Husband had a vasectomy so don't think it's pregnancy. Please help!

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I'm only in my 30s so I'm hoping it's not premenopausal...
Husband says we should take pregnancy test just to count that out!

May 29, 2013 - 7:37pm
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Hi Anonymous,

Taking a pregnancy test is a good first step.
Please keep in touch!


May 30, 2013 - 4:46pm

Hello Anonymous,

Spotting for four days instead of having a normal menstrual flow can indicate a hormonal imbalance. If you are in your 40s or 50s, fluctuation in estrogen levels may be the cause. Irregular menstrual cycles is an early sign that a woman has entered perimenopause.

Should this continue for several months, you may consider consulting your gynecologist or primary care physician to have your thyroid levels checked.



May 29, 2013 - 4:39pm
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