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Dr. K. Mujib Haque
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Gastrointestinal Bleeding (Definition)

A long tube runs from the mouth to the anus. It includes, in order, the mouth, throat, esophagus, stomach, small intestine (duodenum, jejunum, ileus), caecum, the ascending, transverse, descending, and sigmoid colon (or large intestine) and the rectum. The space inside that tube , the lumen, is considered to be outside of the body. When we bleed into that space ...Read more


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I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal irritation, a single painless genital bump and normal menstrual bleeding. I am using a different pad then usual but the same brand. The following also describes m...

I am experiencing  vaginal itching, vaginal irritation, a single painless genital bump and normal menstrual bleeding. I am using a different pad then usual but the same brand. The following also describes m...

See a doctor : Your symptoms could be a sign of one or more infections and I would recommend seeing your doctor for an examination. I would also recommend going back to your normal pads as the itching could be a reaction to something in the new pad ...Read more

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Excessive menstrual bleeding normal if 48?

Excessive menstrual bleeding normal if 48?

No: Excessive menstrual bleeding is never normal and there is always something causing it. So please go and see a doctor that can adress this problem. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have heavy menstrual bleeding after tcre? I had no significant bleeding afterwards. And does the endometrium grow back over time?

Is it normal to have heavy menstrual bleeding after tcre? I had no significant bleeding afterwards. And does the endometrium grow back over time?

Usually: A TCRE procedure usually keaves behold a small area of endometrium to be able to regenerate over time, but after the periods should be much lighter for a long time, sometime for years Before it has grown back totally ...Read more

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I had a menstrual bleeding for two days in the middle of my menstrual cycle.. Is it normal?

I had a menstrual bleeding for two days in the middle of my menstrual cycle.. Is it normal?

No: While it's not normal, it is common for many women. It's due to hormonal changes in estrogen and progesterone. If it bothers you, consider birth control pills as they help to prevent breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it normal to start menstrual-like bleeding and pain after 4 days of ectopic pregnancy removal? Also some dull pain where the fallopian tube was?

Is it normal to start menstrual-like bleeding and pain after 4 days of ectopic pregnancy removal? Also some dull pain where the fallopian tube was?

It is normal: to bleed after treatment for ectopic pregnancy. The thickened uterine lining is shed..often it is not similar to "menstrual-like" bleeding as it may be clotty and dark; for other it appears similar to a period. Bleeding and spotting may last up to 6 weeks. Pain should steadily improve. Normal periods restart 2 to 10 weeks after treatment. Ovulation may occur before a period; consider contraception ...Read more

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I am experiencing regular menstrual periods, and painful menstrual bleeding.

I am experiencing regular menstrual periods, and painful menstrual bleeding.

Time to see GYN MD: t is now time to see a GYN MD at your earliest convenience and obtain a pap smear and begin the process of finding out why the periods are painful. There are several causes for the same, but the number one diagnosis is usually Endometriosis after documentation by the MD. Oral contraceptive Rx is usually a place to bring immediate pain relief. ...Read more

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I am experiencing early menstrual periods, painful menstrual bleeding and shorter periods?

I am experiencing early menstrual periods, painful menstrual bleeding and shorter periods?

Irregular periods: 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 problem you should be evaluated. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Many of the common birth control methods can be very effective. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Can i stop my menstrual bleeding for 2 days. My periods started and i wish to stop it for my 3rd and 4th day of periods. Is it possible?

Can i stop my menstrual bleeding for 2 days. My periods started and i wish to stop it for my 3rd and 4th day of periods. Is it possible?

No: Once your period has started it is too late to stop it. There are meds that can make it lighter. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I recently started going to the gym and I am experiencing menstrual bleeding. I have the implanon for 4 years and never get periods, should I be concerned.

I recently started going to the gym and I am experiencing menstrual bleeding. I have the implanon for 4 years and never get periods, should I be concerned.

Implanon: May have reached the end of it's hormone effectiveness, they a rated for three years of contraception, but may work longer. However, this can be what your are seeing, as the hormone levels from the device have become lower, hence the bleeding. ...Read more

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Can taking estrogen stop menstrual bleeding or spotting in between periods if on birth control?

Can taking estrogen stop menstrual bleeding or spotting in between periods if on birth control?

Change birth control: In my opinion it would make more sense to work with your doctor to find another birth control method for you that would have you bleeding and having to use adjunctive hormones. Makes no sense to me. ...Read more

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I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods and excessive menstrual bleeding and my period last a month or more than.

I am experiencing  irregular menstrual periods and excessive menstrual bleeding and my period last a month or more than.

Schedule follow up: 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 problem you should be evaluated. Ask for thyroid and pcos testing. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods, excessive menstrual bleeding, excessive menstrual cramps and pain during sex. The following also descr?

I am experiencing  irregular menstrual periods, excessive menstrual bleeding, excessive menstrual cramps and pain during sex. The following also descr?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
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 doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods and painful menstrual bleeding. The following also describe me: Pelvic pain and Excessive menstrual ...all while on the birth control depo shot?

I am experiencing  irregular menstrual periods and painful menstrual bleeding. The following also describe me: Pelvic pain and Excessive menstrual ...all while on the birth control depo shot?

Contraceptive change: You should consider a change in your contraceptive method as Depo provera shot methods are notorious for irregular menstrual bleeding. Talk to your MD about this change after he/she does a thorough examination to rule out other causes for the painful menstruation issues. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots) , excessive menstrual bleeding and spotting.

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots) , excessive menstrual bleeding and spotting.

Irregular bleeding: Irregular bleeding is 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 problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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How much menstrual bleeding is normal?

Allows Activities: The functional answer is bleeding that doesn't interfere with your daily activities (work, exercise). If you have accidents staining sheets or clothes, have to avoid certain activities, or can't leave your home then you should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment options. There are many things we can do so you're free of suffering bleeding that is too much, too often, or too long. ...Read more

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Bleeding Time (Definition)

Bleeding time is a medical test done on someone to assess their platelet function a blood pressure cuff is inflated around your upper arm. While the cuff is on your arm, the health care provider makes two small cuts on the lower arm. They are just deep enough to cause a tiny amount of bleeding. The health care provider records the time it takes for the ...Read more


Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more