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Hi, I M 36 Years Old, Never Missed My Period,

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Posted on Thu, 1 Sep 2022
Question: Hi, I'm 36 years old, never missed my period, my longest cycle is around 33 days, this month on my 35th day I got my period, but for the first time, it's just spotting, or light brown discharge. I tried pregnancy test and it came out negative is this normal? I already got this spotting for 3 days now
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Answered by Dr. Dr.Raju.A.T (2 days later)
Brief Answer:
Hormonal imbalance

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Suh delay or low flow periods can occur due to hormonal imbalance. Hormonal imbalance can occur due to numerous causes, common among is stress or medications.

If you are on any medications, do revise them or take an opinion from your treating doctor to make sure that none cause such disturbances.

Also, other gynecological causes like ovarian cysts, endometriosis etc has to be ruled out by an ultrasound scan which can give good information about any sort of structural impairment in the reproductive organs which can lead to such delayed or low flow period.

Hope, I answered your query.

Wish you good health.

regards,
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Hi, I M 36 Years Old, Never Missed My Period,

Brief Answer: Hormonal imbalance Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for your query. Suh delay or low flow periods can occur due to hormonal imbalance. Hormonal imbalance can occur due to numerous causes, common among is stress or medications. If you are on any medications, do revise them or take an opinion from your treating doctor to make sure that none cause such disturbances. Also, other gynecological causes like ovarian cysts, endometriosis etc has to be ruled out by an ultrasound scan which can give good information about any sort of structural impairment in the reproductive organs which can lead to such delayed or low flow period. Hope, I answered your query. Wish you good health. regards,