Even stress has been connected with spotting between periods. Depending on the cause of the spotting, you may also experience vaginal discharge, lower abdominal pain, pelvic discomfort, or cramping.
Because bleeding after your period has ended is classed as “abnormal vaginal bleeding”, doctors at the Mayo Clinic recommend seeing a doctor or gynecologist for a checkup.1 This is because spotting between periods could also be a symptom of a more serious medical condition like ovarian cysts, thyroid diseaseor cancer in the reproductive organs.
If you are concerned about spotting after your period, please read on to find out what could be causing this abnormal vaginal bleeding.
Causes of Spotting After Period
Here are the most common causes of light bleeding or spotting after your period has ended.