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Spotting - advice?

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Stan18 Mon 23-May-16 22:52:43

I'm new so bear with me!
I had my one and only little girl in early 2012, and periods always been bang on since.
Since the start of this year, they have been a bit more muddled. I'm not on any contraception and haven't been for a year, and periods were still fine.
Last month I was heavier than normal, and then had another period less than 3 weeks later. Doctor said it could have been 'normal' and to monitor the next one.
I've barely been off a week, and after having sex two nights ago theres been a teeny bit of blood when going loo and I almost feel like I should be on? If that makes sense.
I'm so worried sad

WhatWouldLeslieKnopeDo Thu 26-May-16 01:30:28

How long has it been since you saw the doctor?

How old are you? Could it be the beginning of the menopause?

I'd recommend keeping a symptom diary so you are not relying on remembering everything. I always find I forget symptoms when I actually get to the appointment!

You definitely need to report the bleeding after sex at your next appointment.

Easier said than done I know, but try not to panic. There are many possible explanations and most of them are harmless, or a bit annoying, rather than being anything sinister.

I hope you get some answers soon flowers

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