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spotting and cramps

By Anonymous March 2, 2013 - 7:48am
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On wednesday the 27th of february i started getting a brown discharge [tmi i know] but it was on my underwear and when i wiped. it went on for a couple hours then stopped. here it is saturday 4 days later and i am still spotting and cramping. my period isnt due until the 6th of march. I am on birth control and have been on the same pill for many years. In january i got diagnosed with pneumonia and was on a very very high dose of amoxicillan and two other antibiotics. i was on the antibiotics from the 17th of january til the 27th. i had my regular period on the 6th of feb and it went til the 10th which is normal for me. but this spotting and cramping isnt. there is blood when i wipe and in the toilet but it never makes it to the pantyliner. only brown dishcarge does. i made a doctors appointment but cant see me til the 6th of march and i am just worried. please any information would be great.

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Hi Anonymous,

Thanks for your post. I can understand your concern but because you were on antibiotics, they actually interfere with the way birth control works. If you had unprotected sex during your treatment period, please take a pregnancy test. 



March 2, 2013 - 2:13pm
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Anonymous (reply to Rosa Cabrera RN)

we used condoms during treatment and up to my period on feb 6. i just dont get it i havent missed one pill, and the spotting is still going on and has for four days. i took a test on thursday it was negative but it was probably too early. my question is could it still be pregnancy after all this time.

March 2, 2013 - 3:58pm
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