Why does Spotting occur?

Manglien Gangte, Team VOH

04 Jan,2018


Why does Spotting occur?

To the world, men and women are same, their health and related issues are equal but they aren't, especially when it comes to health. Women health risks and problems are least talked about and once in a while it is truly irritating and aggravating to see critical issues in our body which can neither be talked about publically nor can be overlooked and this circumstance happens with almost every woman. One such issue is spotting which is a major concern yet are often ignored by most of the ladies.

 

What is spotting?

Spotting is when you notice dark brown or pink spots on your underwear or go through a little vaginal bleeding in between two menstrual cycles. Usually, when the menstrual period gets over, a woman expects vaginal bleeding will stop till the next menstrual cycle. Sometimes it is light which isn't a matter of concern but if it is regular and in abundant form, it is recommended to concern a doctor.

Spotting after a period can occur due to the use of birth control pill or could be the first sign of pregnancy, sometimes it is just the routine of the menstrual cycle during ovulation. Still, there are various reasons behind the occurrence of spotting which every woman must be aware of taking care of her health.

 

Causes of Spotting-

 

Implantation bleeding:

Implantation bleeding is the first sign of pregnancy due to which brown spotting can be caused after your mensuration period. It is very natural and there is nothing to worry about.

Birth Control Pills:

According to some study, using birth control pills regularly can be a reason behind abnormal vaginal bleeding. This may happen due to the change in estrogen dose or when you missed to take a pill or changed the time.

Ovulation:

Light vaginal bleeding post menstrual periods could be because of ovulation too. The sudden move in hormone levels can prompt spot amid the procedure of ovulation.

Stress:

Stress leads to many health risks, spotting after the period is one of them. Any kind of emotional and physiological stress can affect your body and play havoc of with your monthly cycle.

Ovarian Cyst:

It is another reason behind the occurrence of spots. Cysts formed in ovaries grow up as a part of the monthly cycle.

 

Disclaimer: This content including advice provides generic information only. It is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information. 


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Why does Spotting occur?

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