Bleeding before period
This infographics by the team from medplux.com explains possible reason why women spot just before their period. Spotting before periods is reasonably common and in most women it’s likely due to hormone imbalance or pregnancy. In most cases, light bleeding before the next menstruation is normal and may mean pregnancy or due to hypothalamic dysfunction.
6 possible reasons that can cause spotting prior to period are:
- You started a pill
- Implantation bleeding or pregnancy
- Delayed ovulation
- Chronic stress
- Vaginal infections
- Other causes
Other causes for bleeding before period are drugs like birth control medications, emergency contraception, stress, uterine fibroids and sex.