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What is the biological difference between vaginal bleeding and your period

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PeriodsR predictable: Normal menstrual periods are cyclical or predictable. The bleeding comes from shedding the lining of the uterus in response to the cyclical change in ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
get checked: A speculum exam can tell the source of bleeding, and of course knowing the date of your last period.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Menstrual bleeding : Is one source of bleeding. Women can bleed vaginally for other reasons as well.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Ham
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal Bleeding: A period is a synchronized, timed shedding of the lining of the uterus, typically monthly over a period of 3-7 days. It occurs only if you ovulated. A ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends : Depends on age but could be menopause at age 52. As for me and I'd be happy to do a consult with you thank you
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
maybe same: A period is the shedding of the lining of the uterus. When the lining shed, the blood comes out the vaginal other sources of bleeding from the cyst ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Timing: Timing is everything. Menstrual periods have a cyclicity to them by coming at regular intervals on most occasions. They are darker red with usually no ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: In general, your beriod should be cyclic and predictable. Excluding pregnancy, any other bleeding would be considered pathologic.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You might not: If the bleeding is occurring at regular intervals, it probably is your period. Your physician with more information would be able to give you a bette ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Owens
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: This is a common side effect.
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