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Suggest remedy for vaginal spotting with menstrual cramps

Hi I m 42 years old. 1 week after my period last month I had menstrual cramps and the next morning woke up spotting brown. The next day woke up and had light pink spotting then stopped. I figured it had to do with ovulation. This month I m 6 days late. 11 years ago I had a tubal ligation during my c section procedure. I took a pregnancy test (urine) and negative. I have a slight discomfort in my left lower abdomen. Can I be pregnant?
Thu, 28 Jul 2016
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OBGYN, Maternal and Fetal Medicine 's  Response
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
Irregular spotting after tubal ligation and caesarean section is a common entity. It can be due to ovulation also.Negative urine pregnancy test completely rules out pregnancy.
I will suggest you to not to worry and consult an OBGYN specialist if the further menstrual cycles are also deranged.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN
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