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Hello I was 3 weeks late on my period an when it did finally start it was very light only spotting for 2 days and now for a day and a half it has been more then spotting but still light, my periods are usually VERY heavy and for 7 day lots of cramps but I have not had it this time. I took blood test and hpt about 2 weeks ago and both were negative. What could this period mean?
am i pregnant?

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replied May 21st, 2012
Menstruation Answer A35161
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The lighter and shorter periods along with absence of usual PMS symptoms and dysmenorrhea, could suggest possibility of pregnancy. Sometimes tests done during early pregnancy can show false negative results. You can consider taking repeat tests. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and repeat blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). If pregnancy gets ruled out, further evaluation would be done to look for the underlying cause for your altered periods. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you regulate your periods. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.

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