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light spotting ,no bleeding and still light cramps?

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I had my lat period on the 9 November and have had cramping like period pays during the time i am due for my next period (i am irregular and get my period between 25-28 days)I started spotting on 6 December and today is the 9th and i still have very light spotting ,no bleeding and still light cramps. What could be going on?


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replied December 9th, 2012
Menstruation Answer A40867
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If after your last periods, you had been sexually active (and not on regular birth control use), then chances of pregnancy could be possible as suggested by your light spotting/bleeding during expected period time. Wait and watch for your usual periods or observe the current bleeding/spotting that you describe. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.


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