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I have been spotting for 3 days!

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my period came 5 days late,but lasted 5 days, now I have been spotting for 3 days which started about 4 days after my period ended, please help.

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replied February 16th, 2011
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A19689
Welcome to the forum. I am really glad to help you out.
From the description of your symptoms, you seem to be suffering from intermenstrual bleeding. It could be due to several causes.

Firstly, you should get urine for pregnancy test done to rule out miscarriage as the cause of bleeding if you had unprotected sexual intercourse prior to that.
Other causes which need to be looked into are fluctuation in hormone levels, hypothyroidism & fibroid in the uterus.

It could also be due to a genital infection, cervical polyps or ectopic pregnancy.
You should consult a gynecologist for the diagnosis and treatment as without examination, confirmation of diagnosis is difficult. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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