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    meg40 posted:
    I had a period for 7 days then spotting for 7 days after that nothing happened for 3 or 4 days. Then I started a peroid again for 7 days then spotting for 7 days then nothing for 1 day now I am having a period again. I am 40 yrs old. what is wrong with me ??????
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    Mary Jane Minkin, MD responded:
    Dear Meg40,
    I would check in with your health care provider. For example, a polyp in the lining of the uterus could do this. Another possibility even could be an early pregnancy, can do this: any chance of that? This could also easily be related to a strange ovulation-from stress or significant change in diet or exercise patterns. So do not worry: do check in with the health care provider, who will help you sort it out, and get it better.
    good luck,
    Mary Jane


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