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What is going on with my body?

By Anonymous January 24, 2015 - 9:11am
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Ok I'm scared idk what's going on with my body. I ended my period about 12 days ago. Two days after that I had sex. (Not my first time) Afterwards I was a little sore down there. Lasted for a few hours. Then about 3 days later I noticed some light spotting. No pain. No other symptoms just a dark brown color / dark red. This lasted for about 7 days and now the spotting seems like it's getting heavier. Like it's real blood coming out and it doesn't look like spotting to me. What could this be? Could I be pregnant? Infection? Stress? Or what!? Please help im a 17 year old girl who has never had irregular periods before...

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Hello and thank you for sharing your question.

Spotting, even brown spotting, can happen when you body experiences hormonal imbalances.  Hormonal imbalances are common in your teen years.

Having unprotected intercourse where the male ejaculates into your vagina, does cause pregnancy.  If this occurred then pregnancy is a possibility and a possible cause for the irregularity.

Stress can also cause irregularities just as you mentioned.  If your period continues to be irregular you may want to take birth control pills in order to get your period back on a regular cycle.

Let us know if you have any more questions.


January 24, 2015 - 7:54pm
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