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Bleeding/spotting between periods


I am 29 yrs old and sexually active. For the last two months, I have noticed that I have bleeding/spotting between my periods. last month I did not think too much about it coz it was very light. This time it was more although I did not have to wear sanitary napkins.. But am worried. Am scared of going to the doc as well..... Can anyone tell me if this is serious?

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790669 tn?1465189099
It might not be anything to worry about at all but as from my experience, I was doing the same thing for over a year. It went from spotting to irregular bleeding inbetween periods, after sex and also when I'd do anything strenuous like yard work. Had it checked out and I had a polyp in the middle of my uterus. It has to be surgically removed but worth it.  I got tired of bleeding all the time. Plus it can cause infertility, polyps can. I've been TTC for about 6 yrs now and they found this. :)  Just mention it to your gyno, they can check you and tell you what's best.  Good luck!! Keep us posted.  Take Care!! :)
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1473300 tn?1397588529
I had the same problem my last cycle so I did a lot of searching online and found that there are a lot of things that can cause this and most are not serious. I have a doctor's appointment in 2 weeks so I was just going to double check with my doctor at that time. If you are really worried about it, but too scared to go to the doctor, have you thought about calling your doctor's office to see if they have a nurse that will just give you their opinion over the phone about it?
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1340383 tn?1309990914
hi there! mid cycle spotting can be caused due to various reasons...I had it one cycle..after every 7 - 8 days (each time around 3/4 days)..and my Dr said,  it was due to my hormones going up and down ...but a lot of women have spotting around ovulation time and implantation bleeding(which is also spotting in some cases)..
that said, it might be caused due to polyps or cysts so it's best to get it checked by a qualified Dr..
good luck!
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