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Brown/pink spotting, sore pain in lower stomach. On ortho tricyclen Lo. Reasons ?

I am 25 years old and have been spotting since July 26th my menstrual cycle is not supposed to start until Aug 8th. The discharge is what seems like old blood brown/pink and lasts all day everyday. Since the spotting started I have had a sore pain in my lower stomach under my belly button towards the right/middle that is painful to the touch a. I wonder what this means I take birth control pills ortho tricyclen Lo and have been since a birth after giving birth to my son April 28th 2010 by c-section. My periods come at the same time every month and are usually heavy.
Asked On : Fri, 3 Aug 2012
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The fact that you have developed this menstrual cycle disturbance recently associated with pain is suggestive of some infection in the pelvis. You should see a specialist for a proper evaluation and vaginal swabs may be taken if feasible for culture tests. Urinalysis should also be done along with a trans-vaginal sonogram to exclude pelvic causes. If everything is fine and pregnancy is excluded, though this is a remote possibility, breakthrough bleed due to hormone insufficiency should be suspected and treated. Hope this helps.
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