I had intercourse using protection but after that i have had milder periods and there was also spotting in between the cycle. I also have history of irregular periods. Can i be pregnant or is it Normal?Last Updated - Fri, Mar 16 2018
I have always had irregular periods but my dates were lately regular and I got my periods on the regular date but this time the flow was comparatively lighter. They lasted for 5-6 days the next month I got my periods again and again they were comparatively milder and lasted 5-6 days.
But then 15 days later there was spotting again and it seemed like It was my periods started again and this has been going on for 7 days.
I have been reading online and this could be a late exit of the uterine wall that got left behind. But I'm scared , is there any chance I could be pregnant ?
I don't have any signs of pregnancy but I might be gaining weight but that could be normal weight gain as well as I am naturally healthy person who tends to eat a lot.
A wide variety of factors can be responsible for irregular periods, among them:
- Significant weight gain or loss
- Poor nutrition (or a diet too high in carbohydrates)
- Drug use
- Excessive alcohol use (interfering with how the liver metabolizes estrogen and progesterone)
- Eating disorders
- Increased stress
- Polycystic ovarian syndrome/Estrogen dominance
- Uterine abnormalities (fibroids/cysts/polyps/endometriosis)
- Hormonal imbalances related to perimenopause
- Recent childbirth, miscarriage, or D&C
Although to put this discussion to end, I would recommend taking a home urine pregnancy
test with the correct instructions as mentioned on the pack and then concluding with evidence for the same.
Based on your signs, a hormonal change or change in food or exercise or weight could have caused the midcycle bleedingand if UPT test comes negative, you must consult a
Gynecologist with the reports of an Ultrasound Abdomen & pelvis scan done.
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