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Intermenstrual Bleeding

Intermenstrual bleeding or spotting is the abnormal vaginal bleeding seen between two menstrual periods. Some of the causes include stress, hormonal imbalance, implantation bleeding, miscarriage, cancer, infection, and vaginal dryness.

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Can spotting five days before my partner's period, after engaging in dry humping and taking emergency contraception, indicate pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am reaching out for guidance regarding my partner's situation. Our country lacks proper sex education resources, so I am turning to this platform for assistance. I am concerned about something unusual that happened to my partner. My partner experienced what seemed like spotting eve...  Read Full »

Dr. Muntaqa Butt

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. The spotting your partner is experiencing is unlikely to be a sign of pregnancy. Sometimes, engaging in such activities can lead to hormonal imbalances that result in such occurrences. Pregnancy can only occur if pre-ej...  Read Full »

I have intermenstrual bleeding. Can I take contraceptive pills?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an intermenstrual bleeding problem that started on day seventeen of my cycle. I have not gotten my period yet and still have brown and black discharge. My local gynecologist suggested I begin with oral contraceptive pills from day two of my cycle, but I am yet to get my periods....  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. As per your description, these symptoms could be due to hormonal imbalance. But as you missed your period, it could be an anovulatory cycle. Get your pelvic ultrasound to see if the endometrial thickness ...  Read Full »

Why do I get bleeding between my menstrual cycles?

Query: Hello doctor, I am worried as I am bleeding between my menstrual cycles which is unusual. I would like to inform you that I had spotting for two to three months after I received my second shot for COVID-19 last year but after that, my periods have been regular. This month, strangely, I am bleeding p...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Sometimes spotting or slight bleeding may occur during ovulation and it is considered completely normal. I wish to inform you if the spotting is happening on the 15th day of your menstrual cycle then it could be because of ovulation bleedi...  Read Full »

I have had intermenstrual spotting for few months. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old, unmarried and weigh 123 pounds and my height is 5"1 feet. I have been having intermenstrual spotting for the past three to four months, apart from which my cycles are regular. USG taken one month ago revealed an ET of 13mm. Currently, I am on Minesse, since day five...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Spotting could be due to hormonal induction as you are taking or hormonal imbalance inside the body. It would be better if you avoid similar contraceptive pills for a long time as this cause short and long-term effects on the body. So better try to have other contrac...  Read Full »

I have vaginal bleeding after taking certain medications. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a Staphylococcus aureus infection and a doctor treated me using Vancomycin injection and Co-Amoxicillin. A week after my period, I had bleeding from my vagina. I took Tranexamic acid, and the same thing happened the second month, now this is the third month and the same thing is hap...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to In some females, during the ovulation period, slight bleeding or spotting occurs, lasting for one to four days which is normal. In such a case, you do not need to take Tranexamic acid. Are you getting this bleeding around the 12 to 14th day of the cycle? Medicines ...  Read Full »

I have been on birth control pills for over two years and bleeding for the past 12 days. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been bleeding for 12 days. I have pcos and taking birth control pills for almost two years and It started with brownish bleeding on day 13 of my active pill. Why is this happening? I am worried. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for trusting us with your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. As per your description, these symptoms could be due to hormonal imbalances caused by pills. Once you stop the medication, usually the period resumes within ...  Read Full »

What causes light bleeding during the ovulation period?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old, and I find that I have light bleeding during ovulation time. Sometimes it goes and comes. I am currently bleeding for a few days now, and the period tracker says that my period is not due until six days. I know this bleeding is not my period being early. I have had a li...  Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for reaching out. It seems like you are having intermenstrual bleeding or bleeding between periods. Nothing to worry about it; I can help you with this. A vast number of factors can cause it: 1. Hormonal imbalance. 2. PCOD (polycystic ovary disease). 3. Pregn...  Read Full »

Will taking of Provera for irregular periods cause intermittent bleeding and spotting?

Query: Hello doctor, My fiancee has a history of irregular periods, and her periods gets delayed every month. Recently, her period got delayed for two weeks, so she took Provera for five days. After the second day of stopping Provera, she got her periods. On the second day of her bleeding, we got sexually ...  Read Full »

Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There is very less chance of conceiving when a female is menstruating. In your case, there was no intercourse, so the chances are very less. But, we need to know the reason for spotting: Some hormonal imbalance. PCOD (polycystic ovary disease). Pregnancy, which is not...  Read Full »

I have occasional bleeding in the form of spots. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having occasional bleeding in the form of spotting. I had a three month course of Niftas for UTI. I am still using Amfy V vaginal cream and taking Satrogyl 300. This problem persists more than a year. Please help me out. I am worried. The bleeding drop is coming with water from th...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please get yourself checked by a gynecologist internally. Also, get a pelvic scan and vaginal swab tests done. Avoid having sex till then. Wear cotton panties and loose lowers. Maintain personal hygiene and take plenty of fluids. Wash your private parts with normal tap...  Read Full »

Why do I have yellowish-green vaginal discharge with blood?

Query: Hi doctor, My vagina is producing yellowish green mucus. That sometimes has blood in it. It also smells horrible. It had been going on for about two weeks, but recently started to have blood in it. I am on regular Zoloft and Melatonin.  Read Full »

Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yellowish green discharge may be because of vaginal infection. You said that you have blood in between. If blood comes during menstruation (monthly), then it is normal. And if it is not a menstrual bleeding, then you have to be checked by nearby gynecologist to rule ...  Read Full »

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