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Why am I still bleeding after my period ended

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Varies: If you are having spotting or bleeding for more than ten days you should see your doctor to find out why.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Very common: After your period some blood remains in the back of the vagina and then slowly comes out. Consider starting birth control to decrease the length of yo... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Mid-cycle bleed: Spotting or bleeding at mid-cycle is not uncommon and happens due to dip in hormones at that time of the cycle. For good health - Have a diet rich in... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Likely ok: This is not unusual to have at some point during your menstruating years. I would say if it happens for several cycles then see your gynecologist.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Many options: 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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Evans II
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Breakthrough bleedin: This may occur and indicate the need to change brands of OC. Skipped pills or the use of additional medications can cause bleeding to occur. Infectio... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
3 pads x 30 minutes: If you are saturating 3 pads or tampons every 30 minutes, you need to go to the ER for immediate care if your MD cannot see you.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doct... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Could just be: Tail end of blood being cleaned from uterus (often in response to imbalance of Progesterone ; estrogen).
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 29 years experience
It depends.: This depends on if you really got your period or if it was just light discharge. Now you did change your birth control and so it can definitely expla... Read More
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