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Posted by: Concerned | 2007/08/07

Not sure... infection (I think)...

Hello.

Recently I have started to notice small blood spots in my vaginal discharge everything I have a bowel movement - but only when I have a bowel movement. I did have a bacterial infection which my gynae treated and I think is now sorted. I also have a constant sharp pain in my lower right side. Is this anything to be concerned about? I was due to start my period yesterday, but haven't - I don't think I'm pregnant though. I stopped taking the pill last month after about seven years.

Concerned

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It may be that the presssure from the bowel movement is causing the spotting. This together with the pain in your side could mean that you have an infection again. A cyst could\ also cause these symptoms. You would have to see your doctor to make a diagnosis.

Best wishes

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