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Light periods: Unusually light menstrual bleeding. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Light periods, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Subtypes of Light periods:
Reduced menstrual flow (3 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Light periods:
Menstrual irregularities (559 causes), Vaginal bleeding (147 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Vaginal symptoms (443 causes), Female sexual symptoms (505 causes), Genital symptoms (986 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Fertility symptoms (370 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Menstrual symptoms (559 causes), Uterus symptoms (429 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Female genital symptoms (529 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulation symptoms (1579 causes), Mens health symptoms (291 causes)
Symptoms related to Light periods:
Amenorrhea (287 causes), Dysmenorrhea (54 causes), Vaginal bleeding (147 causes), Heavy periods (78 causes), Asherman's syndrome, Autoimmune thyroid diseases, Graves Disease (10 causes), Hyperthyroidism (41 causes), Menopause (18 causes), Perimenopause, Primary cortisol resistance, Thyroid disorders (18 causes)
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