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A 33-year-old member asked:

heavy bleeding on little cuts?

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Dr. Darla Bryant
Specializes in Family Medicine
Evaluate: If this is a new problem, look at any supplements/medications such as Aspirin and gingko biloba. Anemia can also cause this. See your doctor and have blood work done.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Clotting issue: This may reflect excessive bleeding due to clotting disorders (e.g. Von willebrand disease, mild hemophilia, etc), medications (aspirin, non-steroidals) commonly.

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A 29-year-old member asked:

Should I be concerned about a few days of consecutive bleeding in third month of pregnancy?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes. Need to see doc: Bleeding in early pregnancy is common affecting almost half of pregnancies but it needs to be evaluate for infection, placenta problems and possible miscarriage.
A 32-year-old member asked:

What causes bleeding in the third trimester?

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Dr. Deya Dafashy
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Multiple: Placental abruption, placenta previa , local lesions and unidentified cause, are the commonest reason behind bleeding in the third trimester.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What causes bleeding in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Several: It may simply be from the cervix being eroded. However sometimes premature opening of the cervix can cause bleeding. Also placental problems such as a the placenta separating too soon or the placenta being over the cervix can do it.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Why does a healthcare provider tell you to keep your fingernails cut short?

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Dr. Stephen Perret
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
Germs!: Fingernails are a notorious haven for many types of bacteria that can get trapped underneath them even if someone is careful to wash their hands often. For that reason, doctors advise and often themselves ensure that their fingernails don't grow too long and create opportunity for bacteria to catch a free ride.
A male asked:

I keep on getting sist tipe absesses in my groins.Its been cut out several times but keep on comming back at a different spot.?

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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 31 years experience
Hidradenitis supp.: You may have a 'cystic skin disease' called hidradenitis suppurativa. It mainly attacks the groin and armpits. Recurrent cysts are the general rule. You should get seen by a dermatologist to get a diagnosis and get the proper treatment (e.g. Oral antibiotics, injections, excisions...) hope you are better soon!

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