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Short term bleeding, brownish in color lasting just 2-3 hours instead of periods. Is this pregnancy symptom?

i am 24 and my girl friend is 18 . she got periods after every 26 days . and periods continue till 3 days . but this month she is 2 days late on her period schedule . she get brown period this time on her schedule just for only 2 3 hours and then stoped . and its 2 days late still no periods .. is she pregnent ? or some other reasons .
Asked On : Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
Thanks for your query.
There could be a lot of reasons for the altered bleeding pattern.
Sometimes its a normal variation for some women.
An early pregnancy, a failed pregnancy or an ectopic pregnancy could present this way.
Apart from that, thyroid disorders, polycystic ovaries or endometrial lesions could be a cause.
Common reasons are stress, anxiety, frequent travelling, emotional trauma, recent changes in weight , ingestion of hormonal medications etc.
TO pinpoint the exact reason, you need to consult a gynecologist.
Take care.
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