Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Concerned
    avatar
    TriciaC1870 posted:
    Hi Jane, I am 43 yrs old and I got my period, well it is spotty and this is my second day, (always was my heaviest). This is the first time this ever happened! Though I have been experiencing nausea, and sore boobs and the normal menstrual cramps. I have always had a normal flow up until now. I am sexually active and do not use protection with my husband. He does ( i am going to be blunt), pull out. Can this be a sign of pregnancy or something else?
    Reply
     
    avatar
    georgiagail responded:
    Periods can change, especially as we get older.

    If you believe that this spotting might represent a pregnancy then the easiest answer is to take a home pregnancy test. They are very accurate.

    Gail


    Helpful Tips

    extended period
    I have had a period for almost three weeks. The first week was normal with a lot of cramping. The second week was like when you are almost ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    53 of 103 found this helpful

    Expert Blog

    Below the Belt: Women's Health - Jane Harrison-Hohner, RN, RNP

    From HPV to irregular periods to PMS to fibroids, Jane Harrison-Hohner, RN, is here to share her knowledge and insight...Read More

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.