We all experience it, and somehow have made our way around it. It still is a dodgy situation when you know it’s almost the time of the month. There are times it could be other than that.
Usually spotting involves small amounts of blood. One may notice it on toilet paper post you’ve used the toilet, or in your underwear. It only requires a panty liner if you need protection, there is no real requirement for a sanitary napkin or tampon. Through this article we are going to try to explain to you the times spotting takes place.
1. Birth control Pills : As and when we use birth control pills, we should expect spotting
2. Ovulation : 3 to 6 days before your periods, you may experience some spotting before periods.
3. Pregnancy : Women should always expect some level of spotting when they are pregnant.
4. Perimenopause : The transition into menopause will result in spotting in most cases.
5. Polyp Growth : Small Unusual tissues that can happen in the uterus.
6. Sexually transmitted Infection : Can lead to spotting in the Anus or the Vagina.
7. Endometriosis : Happens when tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus grows outside of the uterus.
8. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease : Erratic bleeding between periods is common. You can develop PID (Pelvic Inflammatory Disease )if bacteria spreads from your vagina to your uterus, fallopian tubes, or ovaries.This will cause spotting. Spotting before your periods and during your periods.
9. Stress : Stress results in all kinds of changes on your mind and body, including the fluctuation of your periods. Lots of women today experience vaginal spotting due to shooting stress levels.
10. Medication : Blood thinners, hormonal drugs, thyroid medication will cause vaginal bleeding.
There are many other causes that can result in spotting or bleeding. Certain medical conditions such as cancer, diabetes, liver & kidney disease, and bleeding disorders, could and in most cases would cause spotting before your period.