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  • Spotting concerns

    Hi ladies,
    I'm new here and I just have a little concern...
    i'm 20 and on birth control and definitely not pregnant.
    i missed taking my birth control a few times and i figured that was why i was/am spotting.
    about a week before period was supposed to start i started spotting. brown stuff with a little bit of blood. it's not alot but i've had this spotting everyday for almost a week now. should i be concerned
    and should i go see a doctor because i've been spotting for so long?

  • More than likely it is old blood and pretty common.

    You should be fine, however, as always, if you are ever concerned, at least call you Dr's office and speak to a nurse.

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    • How long have you been taking the pill? If you're new to it then spotting is quite common

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