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What causes spotting after periods get over? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jan-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:I have been facing with this problem since almost past 6 months
User:it does not happen every month but has been happening regularly lately...
User:post my period after aroun 4 - 8 days i observe spottings
Doctor:please tell me about the problem
User:there is nothing painful.. but has been just bothering me
User:the spottings last for a 1 or 2 at the XXXXXXX
User:should i be worried???
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:34 married... no kids
Doctor:please get a PAP smear test done
Doctor:you should be concerned about this as this is not normal
Doctor:please consult a Gynecologist for the test to be done
User:what can be the possible reasons for this???
Doctor:A cervical erosion is common cause
Doctor:Cervical Neoplasia is a common cause as well
Doctor:all right?
Doctor:are you there?
Doctor:are there any more queries from your end?
Doctor:shall we end the chat now?
User:ya.. when this had happened for the first time.. i had consulted a doctor with Health Care Magic and i was advised that this could have been coz of stress
User:can that be a possiblity..
User:PAP smear test sounds a little scary..
Doctor:stress can be a cause only occasionally
Doctor:not regularly
Doctor:your problem is regular for the past 6 months
Doctor:it needs to be evaluated further
Doctor:it cannot be ignored
User:No.. not every month.. it happend for 2 consecutive month
User:thn it was not there for 1 month
User:then again happed in 4th month
User:and have observed a pattern of happening aroung after 4 -5 day of my period
Doctor:In your case, I would definitely suggests PAP smear in view of your age of 34 yrs
User:Ok.. doctor..
Doctor:my pleasure
Doctor:any more queries for now?
User:No thats about it..
User:thanks again
Doctor:you are welcome
Doctor:take care
Doctor:Good day
Doctor:Bye for now
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