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Irregular periods with spotting - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Average Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   i missed my period on nov 10th then on the 18th i started spotting light pink then it turned into a brownish color i took a home preg test but it came up negitive can you tell me whats wrong with me
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   let me read ur query
User :   hi
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Are u taking any contraceptives ?
User :   no i dont take any i was on clomid though its a fertility pill and i always get my period with it
Doctor :   the chances that u r pregnant is less
Doctor :   i guess u have loged out or moved to a different page
User :   no im here computer froze
Doctor :   oh ok
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   so do you know whats wrong
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   im 22
Doctor :   can u tell me , how many days did u have spotting ?
Doctor :   and was the bleeding of same quantity as ur periods ?
User :   i had it for four days
User :   no it was very very light i didnt bleed enough to even wear a pantyliner
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   In that case, this would be like your regular peroid
User :   no it was nothing like a period
Doctor :   I mean, not same as your period , but a altered presentation
Doctor :   these type of changes can occur in young women due to various issues, including hormonal changes, stress, etc
Doctor :   I would not worry about these minor changes
Doctor :   You will continue to have your periods regularly in the future
User :   wow this wa not helpful at all
Doctor :   Also consider to get a few tests to evaluate your thyroid status, which can also cause such changes in your periods
Doctor :   i guess u have loged out of the page,
Doctor :   please log back in, if u have any medical queries
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