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why am i still bleeding after my period

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
Abnormal: Bleeding after your period certainly is not normal; but is not always due to cancer. What are your risk factors for uterine cancer? Any family history ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Cycle/hormones: you are young and cycle may be changing in response to hormonal fluctuations. If you have been sexually active without protection, get a pregnancy tes ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
11 years experience Internal Medicine
You need to be seen: Thanks for your question! When women experience extremely heavy periods, you can get anemic pretty quick. Schedule an appointment with your GYN to b ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Hormone imbalance: If not sexually active, it can be immaturity of the hormone pathway. Periods can be irregular the first few years and it is not uncommon to have prolo ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If the ring was out for more than 7 days and you had intercourse then you were not protected at that time and Plan B is a good idea.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Please more info: We would need a little more information than that to give you any intelligent advise.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Keep a diary: For abnormal bleeding, i would recommend taking a pregnancy test and then keeping a menstrual diary. Take this information to your physician and they ... Read More
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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.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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