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brown spotting for 3 days?

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I had brown spotting for 3 days. I also had unprotected sex after my last normal period up to a few days before I had the brown spotting. I never had brown spotting before. My periods seem irregular because I sometimes get them every 35-45 days it varies from month to month so I wouldnt know if i ovulate or not. During my second day that i had the brown spotting i took a pregnancy test and it came out negative. Can i still be pregnant ? Or is it something else? Im worried because this has never happend to me.

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replied March 30th, 2011
Menstruation Answer A21460
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If the brown spotting occurred after few days of having intercourse, it could suggest possibility of implantation bleed. You become closer to your fertile days or time of ovulation (egg release from ovary) after you finish your periods. Any unprotected intercourse at this time can lead to pregnancy. If you do not get your periods (counting the longest menstrual cycle length since your last menstrual period), then take a repeat pregnancy test. Visit your gynecologist for examination (to look for signs of pregnancy changes in body) and blood HCG test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately).
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