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Why am I still bleeding after my period ended

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abraham Morse
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Ok to observe : Occasional irregular bleeding is generally not worrisome. If the problem continues next month a gyn provider should be consulted.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 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.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Evans II
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 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
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.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding is very common. Most likely cause is a hormonal change. If it continues you can see gynecologist to get checked out, but one oc... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Spotting: 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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