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What causes spotting and cramping with no periods?

Hi I got my period August 8 and it didn t come this month and today September 22 Ihad a brown spot on my underwear and I put on a pad and I have light brown liquid coming on the pad and like to days ago I had cramps when I woke up but they went away within minutes what can this mean ever month on the 8 my period comes except this month and I have side cramps sometimes that go away within minutes to
Mon, 2 Jul 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

If you get your menses in your regular dates every month, then you need not worry. It can be due to some general health weakness or anemia. Take iron & calcium supplements, Cramps are quite normal symptoms every women experiences, however you can take spasmoproxyvon caps, one stat when you need, for backache take analgesic, Ibuprofen or paracetamol. If irregular periods become a routine then you should visit your Gynae & get examined PCOS is a common condition that causes irregular periods or spotting. Go through all the investigations required & get treated.

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