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Two very light periods?

I had a very light period a couple weeks ago, and now im having another one. I am on a low dose of birth control for polycystic ovarian syndrome, which i was tested positive for a few years ago, and since i started taking it i've had sort of light periods but still regular and always about a month apart. is something wrong?
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replied August 9th, 2012
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The second time bleeding in the same menstrual cycle or midcycle bleeding could indicate causes like hormonal changes, breakthrough bleeding, ovulation bleeding, infections, endometritis, ovarian cysts, use of any medications/hormonal contraceptive, pregnancy, etc. It is difficult to comment on the cause for your symptoms without examining you and going ahead with further evaluation. The exact cause can only be made out after careful evaluation. Consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination and further evaluation to look for the underlying cause for the abnormal bleeding that you describe. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you control the bleeding and 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.
Take care.



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