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Causes for Spotting - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   Hi,i started my normal period on april 5 and finished on the 9.ive been having protected sex,until last night.And this morning ive been spotting like a dark redish brownish.its like a vry light period.this hasnt happend to me before and im worried.I am not on birth conrtol.
Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi,i started my normal period on april 5 and finished on the 9.ive been having protected sex,until last night.And this morning ive been spotting like a dark redish brownish.its like a vry light period.this hasnt happend to me before and im worried.I am not on birth conrtol.
Doctor :   ok. i sthere pain associated?
Doctor :   *is
User :   no
User :   nothing at all
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is the usual menstrual cycle length?
User :   5 days
Doctor :   what is teh usual gap between your periods?
User :   a month
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what protection have you been using?
User :   condoms
Doctor :   are you sure of no precum being in contact?
Doctor :   are you sure of no condom slipping or tears?
User :   i dont think they have torn and im not sure about the precum?
User :   should i just go take a pregnancy test?

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