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What is the cause for light periods?

Hi, i am married, 26 yrs of age, my LMP is 9 June 2013, avg cycle length will be 29 to 30 days usually, this month July I got my periods bit delayed on 11th , it seems to be very very minimal , brownish and scanty not even 1/4 part of the pad is wet for 2 days. lasting for 2 days till now, Wat it would be? What shd
Thu, 10 Apr 2014
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OB and GYN Specialist 's  Response
Hello,

At first, you should undergo one home pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy. Other causes could be hormonal imbalance, over wt, mental stress, pelvic or vaginal infection, old endometrial tissue, using pill etc.

I suggest to consult with gynecologist and proceed one ultrasound scan to confirm diagnosis.

In the mean time, you would maintain genital hygiene properly and avoid stress.

Be well.
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