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heavy menstrual cycle after pregnancy

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Cabrera
13 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Yes: It can indicate both conditions depending on your age. In older women this can be a risk for endometrial cancer but is not common.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Not likely: Hydrocephalus is not associated with gyn problems. Theoretically, if the CNS problem causing the hydrocephalus impacts the pituitary, there may be ho ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Heavy bleeding with clotting usually indicates a arteriole (bright red) bleeding and not normal venous(dark red) bleeding. The clots also confirm that ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
Possibly: If you're experiencing extremely heavy bleeding (menorrhagia) then you may be anemic which can cause dizziness and temporary loss of peripheral vision ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristie Deblasio
11 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Period: I cannot speak from a medical perspective, but from a psychological perspective, stress can affect your cycle onset and duration.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irreg period: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine preg ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: However you should be evaluate to see why you spot.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular bleed: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Late period: Even with a 30+ day irregular cycle, and sexually active with no contraception, it you do a pregnancy test 5 days after the latest your period has eve ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Congratulations!: You will need less stock in kimberly clark sanitary products as this is normal for some patients and longer day menstrual patients are envious of you.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience in Gynecology
Not neccessarily: Menstrual bleeding does not change after delivery bleeding after delivery immediately can be heavy though.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The period could return in 2-6 weeks or longer. If you are breast feeding the time might even be longer.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds normal: A normal menstrual period can happen plus or minus a few days of when you expect it. That doesn't mean anything is wrong. Cramping and brown-lookin ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Marraige or age?: Could be due to stress and recent changes, or could be early peri menopausal changes.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Opsahl
42 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Different causes: Menses occurs when there is not a pregnancy, so that the body can start over to get pregnant. Early pregnancy bleeding occurs for mostly unknown reaso ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Hormonal changes: or fluctuations of female hormones, stress, tension, anxiety, nutritional factors,and possible thyroid issues can also be causes. Consiltyour GYN.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience in General Practice
See your doc: I recommend visiting your physician to determine the cause of your bleeding. If you are light headed or feel worse be sure to go to the emergency room ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience in Family Medicine
Menstruation: ? is a bit unclear to me. Please take a pregnancy test and then consult a physician.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: But then you wouldn't get a period.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
16 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly stress: As you know, it is important to rule out pregnancy, take a pregnancy test. If it is negative and this is the first time, i recommend you just monitor ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Irregular bleeding: is the most likely cause, since you already did a pregnancy test.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Can you?: Add up your possibilities. Use protection? Had intercourse about 10-14 days ago ? Not on birth control? If you answer yes to any of the above, you cer ... Read More
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