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what can i do to address excessive bleeding while on my period?

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Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Get checked: Excessive menstrual bleeding is usually due to either a hormonal change or an abnormality in the uterus or other pelvic organs. Various medications, hormonal treatments and surgical options are available.

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How much blood do women lose during their period?

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
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Varies: It seems like alot, but usually no more than 1-2 table spoons full.
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How long will it take for my period to start after first pregnancy?

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A 18-year-old male asked:

My sister got her period last week and it came back 4 days later what could it be?

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Need Gynecology Eval: Vaginal bleeding is not always your menstrual peiod. Sometimes women get miscarriages that happen about the time that they expect their periods. Also, there are a lot of conditions that can develop in the uterus that can cause bleeding such as fibroids, uterine polyps, cancer, infections, etc. Your sister should go and see her pcp or a gynecologist for an evaluation of her vaginal bleeding.
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A 30-year-old female asked:

Can I shower while having a menstruation?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Yes: There is no danger in showering.
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A member asked:

If you take a pregnancy test 2 weeks before your period is due will it give you the right results?

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No: That is too early. Urine pregnancy tests are usually not positive until 5-6 days after you have missed a period. 2 weeks before you miss a period is right when you are ovulating.

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