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irregular periods and spotting

My periods have always been on-and-off regular. I get months where they are very regular (within +/- 5 days of the start date during previous month) and months when they are quite haywire. Eg: missed period for 4 months while overseas, period coming within 2 weeks of each other.  Recently, my periods have been regular but I had a 10 day period of spotting after my last period. Is this something to be concerned about? I do not get period cramps or strong PMS symptoms.
Dr. Dinesh G
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Hi @brontosaurus this sounds like a long-standing and persistent condition that needs to be evaluated.

Some variations in period cycles are expected during periods of stress for example, however they shouldn't be less than 21 days or more than 35 days on a regular basis, and there shouldn't be large variations (>2 weeks) between your longer and shorter cycles. These are features that require further assessment and potentially investigations to rule-out possible causes such as thyroid disorder or polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).

You may not have anything to worry about, however given that you have some of those abovementioned features requiring further assessment, I would recommend for your to speak to your parents and/or arrange a review with your doctor for a more detailed conversation about this. 
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