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Hello, I am 37 years old. I have always had a regular period.

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Hello,

I am 37 years old. I have always had a regular period. Lasy October, I started spotting for 5 days 11 days before my perpod. I was concerned and did test and everything was normal. From that point on it never happed again. This month I got my period as nrtmal on the 21st, and it lasted for 6 days. This morning I woke up with little cramps and went to the bathroom ans it is back again!!!!??? I am wondering what is happening...please help.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 8 years ago.

Greetings.

 

What were the investigations (blood work and imaging) done?

 

Dr. Arun

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Thank you for getting back to me so quickly. I had blood work done back in October 2008 and everything came back normal. As well I had an Ultrasound done to determine any problems and that came back normal. I had a pap done as well, and that came back normal.

I am concerned though because I just finished my period last week and this morning there was blood again. Now it seems to have lightened up very much. I made add though that I am ovulating,. I feel fine but of course very scared.
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 8 years ago.

Hello,

 

There is nothing to be scared, especially when just in October all your investigations were normal. The commonest reasons for this bleeding is hormonal aberrations / abnormalities. The other reasons can be endocervical polyp, ovarian cyst, uterine polyp, endometrial hyperplasia or uterine fibroid. With you ultrasound being normal; these have far less chance to be the cause. Still a repeat of ultrasound or blood work may be done by your primary care physician.

 

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

 

Dr. Arun

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Thank you very much for your help. I feel much better now. You have always helped me with your medical advice.
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 8 years ago.
You are welcome.

Good luck.

Dr. Arun