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Red spotting in blood, had period already, no cramps. What could be going on?

Hi, Three days ago I went to use the bathroom and noticed I was spotting... I had my period at the begining of the month this month so I know it wasn t my period. So far, the bleeding hasn t stopped. It was bright red and when the bleeding happened there was quiet a bit. Now, its dark brown and when it happens there isn t as much blood . I don t have cramps and it hasn t hurt at all. What could be going on?
Asked On : Sat, 2 Mar 2013
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Hello ma'am.

An intermesntrual bleed could indicate a number of conditions, I woukd have also liked to know your sexual status, age and whether or not you are on contraception.

But based on the provided information the major categories to be suspected are:
-Abnormalities within the uterus (eg. Fibroids, polyps, etc.)
-Abnormalities of the inner lining of the uterus (eg. Endometriosis, adenomyosis, endometrial hyperplasia, etc.)
-Hormonal imbalance

Please consult your doctor and consider the above mentioned conditions, rule them out with the help of a bimanual examination, speculum examination, blood test to check on hormone levels, transvaginal ultrasound, vaginal swab test, urine examination.

Hope this helps.

Best wishes.
Answered: Wed, 28 Aug 2013
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