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Dr. David Lipkin
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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (Overview)

Abnormal vaginal bleeding is a symptom in which a girl or woman has bleeding out of her vagina, but the bleeding is too little, too much, for too many days, for too few days, at the wrong age, at the wrong time of the month, etc


Dr. David Lipkin
151 doctors shared insights

Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (Overview)

Abnormal vaginal bleeding is a symptom in which a girl or woman has bleeding out of her vagina, but the bleeding is too little, too much, for too many days, for too few days, at the wrong age, at the wrong time of the month, etc


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What does it mean if my daughter has abnormal vaginal bleeding?

What does it mean if my daughter has abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Age of daughter: In infants& toddlers vaginal bleeding can mean trauma, retained foreign body or rarely a uterine problem (i've seen cancer in the age group). If hard to localize specificly to the vagina, a kidney stone could produce enough blood to think it comes from the vagina. In pubertal teens, they often have wide variations in their frequency, duration & amount of flow the first year & might later. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Tip)

Maintaining Vaginal Health

Avoid douching, which can alter your vaginal ph and lead to foul smelling bacterial colonizations. ...See more

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Treating an Abnormal Heart Rhythm (Checklist)

Make healthy lifestyle choices
once
Stop smoking and avoid second-hand smoke
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Avoid excessive amounts of caffeine and alcohol
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Whats abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Whats abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Heavy, unpredictable: Generally speaking, anything that's out of the "ordinary.". Heavier menses that is consistent (e.g. More than about 3 months straight), bleeding in between cycles in the absence of hormonal manipulation and bleeding after sex are some examples. ...Read more

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Which treatment is available for abnormal vaginal bleeding after stopping birth control?

Which treatment is available for abnormal vaginal bleeding after stopping birth control?

Evaluation: Once the normal withdrawal bleeding occurs following discontinuation of the birth control pill, subsequent abnormal bleeding is not normal and should be evaluated by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Tip)

Maintaining Vaginal Health

Douching increases the risk of vaginal infections. Just bathing is adequate for hygiene. ...See more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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I have had an contraceptive pill.Next week i started with abnormal vaginal bleeding.It gives me no pain at all.My period date is a week later.Reason?

I have had an contraceptive pill.Next week i started with abnormal vaginal bleeding.It gives me no pain at all.My period date is a week later.Reason?

May be normal: Women on the birth control pill may experience breakthrough bleeding from hormonal adjustment which may take up to three months. If this continues, your gynecologist can evaluate further. ...Read more

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Whats abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Heavy, unpredictable: Generally speaking, anything that's out of the "ordinary.". Heavier menses that is consistent (e.g. More than about 3 months straight), bleeding in between cycles in the absence of hormonal manipulation and bleeding after sex are some examples. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

Vaginal bleeding is any discharge of ...Read more