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Blood Spots

Blood spots are formed usually after an injury due to the rupture of the blood vessels. They may sometimes be seen as tiny red dots or larger purple, blue, or black patches. As soon as the underlying condition gets cured, it may disappear.

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My menstrual cycle is disturbed after taking an I pill. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex recently and I took an I-pill right after it. Later I got my period eight days early. I had been bleeding for eight days. Now my period is due this month. I did a pregnancy test and it was negative. What should I do now? When will my period come? I took Deviry 10 ...  Read Full »

Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Do not worry. Regarding your symptoms of delayed menses, I suggest you have developed a hormone imbalance. please do a hormone profile test and if normal please take the following for the menses. Your question if spottin...  Read Full »

Will taking Microgestin Fe at same time regularly prevent spotting?

Query: Hello doctor, I take Microgestin Fe 1/20 and I am starting to have a lot of spotting. I had spotting yesterday for a couple of hours and then it stopped but then it started again today. However, I think it is because yesterday, I took my pill six hours after I usually take it. Honestly, this spotti...  Read Full »

Dr. Megha Tuli

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your discomfort. The trick is to take the pill at the same time every day. As of now do not stop the pill as you have started it already and stopping will result in getting bleeding again.  Read Full »

What does spotting on birth control pills indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, Does spotting on birth control mean your pill is not being effective?  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Spotting in between cycles, when you are regularly taking birth control pills means that, the endometrium or the inner lining of the uterus is not being fully supported by the hormones. If you are not punctual on taking pills or had vomited immediately after taking the p...  Read Full »

Does spotting for the first time mean pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am on the pill Lo Loestrin, but I have not been consistently taking it. My last period was on the 25th of last month and my average cycle is around 28 days. My husband and I had unprotected sex on 5th and 6th. I noticed some dark brown discharge on my underwear. When I wiped, it was mix...  Read Full »

Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The spotting that you are experiencing is probably you have not taken the pill regularly and withdrawal due to that. You had unprotected sex on day 11 and spotting on day 16. I do not think it is implantation bleeding. However, if you are keen to know whether you are pr...  Read Full »

I am spotting on day 9 of my cycle and taking Yasmin for many years. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 42 years old. I am on Yasmin for many years and was quite comfortable with it. This time also I got my period on time. And I started a new pack on the second day of my pill. It is the 9th day of the pill, and I am still spotting. I am worried because it has never happened before. P...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Please help me with the following details:- 1. Did you miss any pills? 2. Any weight gain in recent times? 3. Any coital injury if you are suspecting? 4. Is your blood pressure normal? Please do the urine p...  Read Full »

After insertion of Mirena IUD, I have spotting every day. Is it normal?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a Mirena IUD inserted before 18 months. I used to spot for a day or so in every few months. But, for the last two weeks, I have been spotting every day. Is this normal?  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is one of the complications of LNG-IUD (Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device) or Mirena. The Levonorgestrel being released by the IUD makes the inner lining of the uterus or the endometrium so thin that it will just give way. Let me give you a few facts. By ...  Read Full »

Is it normal to bleed after the morning-after-pill?

Query: Hello doctor, I just want to ask regarding a discharge that I had. Recently, I had protected sex almost a week ago. I also took the morning-after-pill right after that as the second precaution step. But this morning, I found dark brownish blood dripped out of my vagina. I want to know what does tha...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. I have gone through the details and image (attachment removed to protect the patient's recovery). Let me explain to you that for getting pregnant, the sperms have to be ejaculated inside the vagina of the ...  Read Full »

I have been on a birth control method for the past few months and now I am spotting after having sex. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been on a birth control method for the past few months due to which I did not get my period. I have been practicing sex frequently for the past few days. Now, I got a little bit of blood while urinating. I am worried if it could be implantation blood or just spotting. Is it nor...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query. There is nothing to worry about. This could be because of hormonal changes due to stress and strain, anxiety, and work pressure. So, it is not to be alarmed about. Please be a little gentle while having sex or masturbating. Also, get you...  Read Full »

I have a Bleeding and Spotting post-implant. How to stop?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old female who had a contraceptive implant three months ago. I am not taking any medications. I did not get my period for the first two months, but I have been spotting for the past 35 days. What can I do to stop the bleeding and spotting?  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can see that you have breakthrough spotting from the attached images (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It means the level of hormone released from the implant is insufficient to prevent spotting. I suggest you take a low-dose oral contraceptiv...  Read Full »

I took oral contraceptive pill a day after I had sex and a day before my period was due. I experienced spotting on the day my period was due. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I had sex a few days ago and took an oral contraceptive pill the next day's afternoon. My period cycle was due the next day I took the oral contraceptive pill. I had spotting on the day the period was due but I did not experience the regular period. What does it mean?Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Hope you are doing fine. Oral contraceptives are a high dose of progesterone hormone, the same hormone which is produced in your body in the second half of the period after ovulation. This pill will suddenly increase the thickness of the inner lining of the uterus, m...  Read Full »

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