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Ok, I don't chart. I know that's bad. So I don't know much about my cycle, except that it's always irregular. My last cycles started jan 3, feb 16, and April 27.<br><br>
I thought I was starting my period on Saturday, June 28, when I saw a couple small brown spots in my underwear. However, nothing else happened. Sunday, same thing (a couple brown spots). Today, nothing. The only time I've had weird bleeding that was not my period was when I came off of hormonal birth control. I've been off of bc since January.<br><br>
WTH is up??? Anyone have any ideas what is causing this?<br><br>
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Is it possible you are having implantation spotting? Hard to tell what it is this early w/out a chart. And I don't think it's bad that you don't chart, but charting will certainly help you figure your cycles out, especially if they are irregular. Keep us posted!
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Is it possible you are having implantation spotting?</div>
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I don't know, is it? DH and I had unprotected sex on June 14, so 14 days before the spotting. I was wondering about the possibility of pregnancy so I took a test yesterday, which was negative.<br><br>
What do you think? Is it possible, given the timeline of when we DTD and when the spotting occurred? And the fact that the pg test from yesterday was negative?
 

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Well, if you were ovulating around the 14th and dtd, and if your LP is about 14 days long, then yes, it's very possible. It's just hard to know the answers to those questions since you don't chart. But, if you were having implantation spotting, you wouldn't get a positive this soon. I think you'd have to wait at least 5 or more days from the spotting. I mean, some women see it earlier, some later, and it depends on the sensitivity of the test as well, but I think at this point you have to just wait and see. I know that part sucks though!
 

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I would see a doctor. It looks like so far you have had a 44 day cycle and a 71 day cycle. At this point you are on cd 64 My guess would be you are not ovulating yet as your cycles have not regulated. You should really start charting and maybe look into taking vites to regulate your cycles.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">My guess would be you are not ovulating yet as your cycles have not regulated. .</div>
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But, this is how my cycles have always been, since I first started having them. They have been irregular since before birth control. Does an irregular cycle mean you are not ovulating? Great.... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"><br><br>
I really do need to start charting... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment">
 

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Heather, irregular cycles don't necessarily mean you're got ovulating. I do agree though that there are several herbs you could look into taking to help get things into a better pattern. Red Clover, Red Raspberry Leaf, Vitex...
 

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Still no sign of AF... I think I will test Sunday morning. That should be long enough, right? If I have a negative result, I will call my doctor to see what my problem is. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/2whistle.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="2whistle">:
 
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