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Hi, I had my period five days ago. Which lasted four days and is normal for me. But this morning when I whipped my self. I notice bright blood but it was only a little bit. It's only happen once. I've been on the pill for six years and never missed a pill. I am sexually active with my boyfriend. What could this mean?
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replied May 31st, 2012
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Occasional spotting after finishing with period is considered to be normal and could be due to expulsion of pending old oxidized blood. If it is persistent, it should not be ignored as it could suggest possibility of infective causes, hormonal changes, endometritis, PCOS, uterine fibroids/polyps, etc (it is difficult to comment on the exact cause without examining you and going ahead with further evaluation). Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation to look for the underlying cause. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you regulate your periods. Consider being 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. Avoid vaginal douching, or use of harsh soap or perfumes in the area. Use loose cotton undergarments and avoid use of tight fitting clothes. If infective cause is detected, and if you are sexually active, get your partner also treated simultaneously, and avoid having intercourse while being on treatment to prevent chances of re-infection.
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replied June 23rd, 2012
Blood spots after periods
Hi, i had the same kind of prob and iits happening since 2 months now tht after finishing my periods i still have these spotings and the things i never been sexual relation or anything. Im going through a rough time in always in stress. But im scared as im a shy person and i dont know how to talk to abt this to anyone even my mom as i dont usualy talk abt these things or anything for tht matter. I finish my periods 2 weeks bck and today i had a blood spot. Wht can b wrong with me and hw im supposed to talk abt it to anyone???
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replied October 23rd, 2012
bleeding after 1 week
im sexually active. I started my period the 9th/10/12 thru 14/10/12, and yesterday I started having light cramps, I went to the bathroom & when I wiped I had like fresh blood( red blood).
this morning when i was taking a shower & cleaning my self i had blood clots.. It never happened to me before..
What can it be? Can I be pregnant?
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