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consistently bled small amounts of brown blood

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I had my period aprox 2 1/2 wks ago and have not stopped spotting since. I have consistently bled small amounts of brown blood for at least 2 wks... is this a problem? I am not taking birth control, not having sex, the only change in habits recently has been drinking alot of raspberry tea.


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replied June 26th, 2012
Menstruation Answer A36449
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
It is difficult to comment on the exact cause for the prolonged spotting that you describe without examining you and going ahead with further evaluation to look for the underlying cause. Causes could include hormonal imbalances, thyroid abnormalities, anemia, vitamin deficiencies, endometrial hyperplasia/changes/polyps, etc. Consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for examination and further evaluation to look for the underlying cause. Treatment as indicated (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you control the spotting and regulate your periods. 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.
Take care.


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