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Hi, I'm 16 and the beginning of march during the first week I had a normal period flow. The second week after my menstrual my boyfriend and I had protected sex (I am not on birth control). The last day of march which was the 31st, I started spotting a bright red blood which was very light (i usually have a normal regular flow). today Is the first of April and it is still light..what's going on..Im worried. Help please.


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replied April 6th, 2011
Menstruation Answer A21613
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Shorter and lighter periods could be suggestive of pregnancy or hormonal problems. All birth control methods are associated with failures rates. The chances of pregnancy cannot be ruled out (as the time you had the intercourse is closer to your fertile days/time for egg release from ovary). Look out for symptoms suggestive of early pregnancy and visit your doctor/gynecologist for examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes in body) and blood HCG test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately).
Take care.
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