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I had my period a week early last month. The first couple of

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Hi. I had my period a week early last month. The first couple of days, I had very light pinkish spotting. I thought it was IB but then a few days later, exactly a week before my period was due, the spotting became much heavier with blood clots. This heavy bleeding lasted about 8 days. My period, if I count the days from the first day of period last month, was due yesterday but I'm only getting light brown discharge and occasionally light pinkish spotting when I wipe. My husband and I have been trying to conceive. I also gave birth to my son on Feb 1st 2015. My period has been regular since October 2015. Thank you for listening. Jeannie
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Pregnancy is possible given the light brown discharge currently.

However pregnancy test may not be positive so soon.

May need to wait at least a week.

Another more likely possibility can be natural variation in hormone levels in the body causing erratic bleeding pattern sometimes.

Small uterine fibroid tumor, cervical polyp can also cause such type bleeding.

Thyroid gland disorder also should be considered.

These considerations are if your pregnancy test is negative, and you get similar pattern of bleeding next month also.

Best wishes,
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