OB GYN

OB-GYN questions? Ask a gynecologist online.

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Do I need to enter my health insurance to ask a question,

Customer Question
Hi do I need...

Hi do I need to enter my health insurance to ask a question

Doctor's Assistant: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?

Brown spotting instead of my period

Doctor's Assistant: Have you been keeping a personal medical record?

I don't know

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I had a ectopic pregnancy once about 8 years ago. I'm 43 yrs old and had two healthy natural deliveries 12 and 14 years ago

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: OB GYN
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own OB GYN Question
Answered in 9 minutes by:
3/9/2018
OB GYN Doctor: Edgar Rubio Villegas, Doctor replied 1 month ago
Edgar Rubio Villegas
Category: OB GYN
Satisfied Customers: 1,185
Experience: Doctor with 9 years of experience in family medicine, pediatrics, sexually transmitted diseases, dermatology, gynecology, general surgery and traumatology
Verified

Hello, I´m Dr. Rubio

Welcome a JustAnswer and thank you for your question.

Please give me a minute to review your question.

Ask Your Own OB GYN Question
OB GYN Doctor: Edgar Rubio Villegas, Doctor replied 1 month ago

Please could you indicate the following information?

Do you suffer from any illness?

Is this the first time this happens?
Have you been under stress or anxiety?

Have you taken any medication?

Ask Your Own OB GYN Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
No Illness
Yes first time
some stress
I take only asthma medication no birth control
OB GYN Doctor: Edgar Rubio Villegas, Doctor replied 1 month ago

Dear *****ient, in this case the brown spotting during the period has several causes.
The first cause is due to hormonal alterations due to stress and anxiety that modify the female hormonal pattern by altering the type of bleeding during her period.
Another cause of can originate by hormonal alterations since with the years the feminine hormonal load diminishes.
Genital infections such as chlamydia can alter the mentrual cycle with this brown bleeding.
Alterations of the endometrium can also endometriosis are associated with this type of bleeding.
I consider that in your case it may be due to stress but you should have a gynecological examination to rule out these conditions, in addition to a hormonal profile.

Ask Your Own OB GYN Question
OB GYN Doctor: Edgar Rubio Villegas, Doctor replied 1 month ago

If you have any query, please feel free to ask.

I hope this information will be helpful.

Your satisfaction is my goal. Please remember to rate my service by selecting the 5 stars at the top of the screen so that I can get the credit for helping you. Thank you!

Regards.

Ask Your Own OB GYN Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Edgar Rubio Villegas Your Own Question
Edgar Rubio Villegas
Edgar Rubio Villegas
Edgar Rubio Villegas, Doctor
Category: OB GYN
Satisfied Customers: 1,185
1,185 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Doctor with 9 years of experience in family medicine, pediatrics, sexually transmitted diseases, dermatology, gynecology, general surgery and traumatology

Edgar Rubio Villegas is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. C.

Dr. C.

Board Certified

2,537 satisfied customers

30 years of experience and an award-winning educator.

Monika Hearne, M.D.

Monika Hearne, M.D.

Board Certified OB/GYN

5,752 satisfied customers

With experience and compassion, I treat my patients like family.

Dr. Charles

Dr. Charles

OB/GYN (Doctor)

142 satisfied customers

Board Certified. Solo practice for 8 years; delivered more than 1300 infants and performed more than 800 surgeries.

Dr. K.

Dr. K.

MD

2,351 satisfied customers

Board certified OB/GYN with 20 years of experience.

DR PRABIR KUMAR DAS

DR PRABIR KUMAR DAS

CONSULTANT GYNAECOLOGIST

1,651 satisfied customers

MBBS(CAL)MD(G&O)

Dr.JBB

Dr.JBB

Board Certified OB/GYN

1,293 satisfied customers

15 yrs experience in Women's Health, Pelvic reconstruction and Incontinence

Dr. Lawrence

Dr. Lawrence

OB/GYN

822 satisfied customers

Board Certified OB/GYN and accomplished educator

< Previous | Next >

Related OB GYN Questions
My wife is taking birth control pills. Mostly she has
My wife is taking birth control pills. Mostly she has periods at the time when pink pills are done and brown pills are going. But sometimes she has it in the middle like this last time. She was two we… read more
Dr. Nina Lim
Dr. Nina Lim
Doctor of Medicine
59 satisfied customers
I was on birth control (Aviane) for almost two years. I
I was on birth control (Aviane) for almost two years. I stopped taking the pill after my serious relationship ended in January. My first period after my withdrawal bleed happened in mid-February. It l… read more
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair
FCPS (R) General Surgery
M.B.,B.S. FCPS
3,787 satisfied customers
I've been using birth control for four years now and haven't
Hi Pearl. I've been using birth control for four years now and haven't had a problem with it. I'm sexually active, and I had my period 2 weeks ago. However, I'm experiencing a dark brown, red discharg… read more
Dr. Nina Lim
Dr. Nina Lim
Doctor of Medicine
59 satisfied customers
I started taking birth control pills on January 2nd of thus
Hello my name is***** started taking birth control pills on January 2nd of thus year the first three packs of pills I was fine but when I started the 4 pack of pills I started spotting then bleeding s… read more
Dr Ted Manos
Dr Ted Manos
Self Employed
MD
905 satisfied customers
Can oral anesthesy affect birth control? I am taking birth
Hi JA: Hi. How can I help? Customer: Can oral anesthesy affect birth control ? JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking? Customer: I am taking birth control blisovi J… read more
Dr Anil Kumar
Dr Anil Kumar
M.B.B.S
2,740 satisfied customers
I've been on birth control for about 10 years (originally
I've been on birth control for about 10 years (originally ortho tricycles) and October of 2016 I switched to Quartette Because I get really bad hormonal migraines esp right before period. It definitel… read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,746 satisfied customers
I am on ortho tri cyclen birth control and was going onto my
I am on ortho tri cyclen birth control and was going onto my 3rd week of the pack but missed taking some pills at the right since I traveled to europe and didn't adjust for the time change and the day… read more
Dr SS
Dr SS
Doctoral Degree
12,327 satisfied customers
I have some questions about birth control and plan and signs
Hi! I have some questions about birth control and plan b and signs of pregnancy. … read more
Dr SS
Dr SS
Doctoral Degree
12,327 satisfied customers
I had a suspected ectopic pregnancy in August/September that
Hi there. I had a suspected ectopic pregnancy in August/September that was treated with Methotrexate. My HCG levels went down to 0 November 1st. Since then, we have been Trying to conceive again, with… read more
Dr Ted Manos
Dr Ted Manos
Self Employed
MD
905 satisfied customers
I'm not on birth control and haven't been sexually active
I'm not on birth control and haven't been sexually active for a few years now. 28 and healthy, compete in triathlons, eat well, have a normal monthly cycles, and my period isn't due for another week and i've been experiencing light spotting the past 3 days. This has never happened before so I'm wondering why and if I should go to an OBGYN or if it is likely just due to stress or something else that isn't to worry about. … read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
33,481 satisfied customers
My daughter just had an ectopic pregnancy had emergency
hello, my daughter just had an ectopic pregnancy had emergency surgery and the right tube had to be removed, what is the very soonest they can try again?… read more
Dr. J
Dr. J
Physician, Partner
Doctoral Degree
532 satisfied customers
My daughter just had an ectopic pregnancy had emergency
hello, my daughter just had an ectopic pregnancy had emergency surgery and the right tube had to be removed, what is the very soonest they can try again?… read more
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair
FCPS (R) General Surgery
M.B.,B.S. FCPS
3,787 satisfied customers
My daughter is on the birth control pill and has been
My daughter is on the birth control pill and has been spotting for over a week. Any ideas why? She's been on it 3 months and has not missed a pill. Thanks… read more
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Consultant Gynecologist
MBBS. MD (Obstetrics and Gynecology
3,695 satisfied customers
I was on birth control pills for 4 months then decided to
Hello, I was on birth control pills for 4 months then decided to stop. So I stopped the pill after my pack was finished and my period finished. 2 weeks after and I feel like I am gonna have a period a… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,169 satisfied customers
I was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2015. Since then I
I was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2015. Since then I have had three excision surgeries. Lately my periods have lasted between 2-3 weeks. Sometimes longer. Is this a side effect of endo. Or could i… read more
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Consultant Gynecologist
MBBS. MD (Obstetrics and Gynecology
3,695 satisfied customers
I am spotting while on birth control and would love some
I am spotting while on birth control and would love some clarification on why and how it works… read more
Dr SS
Dr SS
Doctoral Degree
12,327 satisfied customers
I'm on birth control and I was told that the one I'm on will
I'm on birth control and I was told that the one I'm on will decrease my periods. But I am currently seven days into my period and I'm still bleeding. While on birth controls and on your period, what … read more
Dr. J
Dr. J
Physician, Partner
Doctoral Degree
532 satisfied customers
I had ectopic pregnancy and had a tube removed september
Hi i had ectopic pregnancy and had a tube removed september 29th 2017. I had normal menstruation after that til december i missed my period. It has been a week since i missed my period and took a preg… read more
Dr. J
Dr. J
Physician, Partner
Doctoral Degree
532 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x