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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 break in the skin.
Yes, Appropriate: Heavy persistent bleeding likely reflects an abnormally heavy endometrial growth layer, unhealthy, can easily result in anemia & iron deficiency & may reflect any of a variety of more serious problems. Thus I would both find a gynecologist worthy of your trust for help & work on studying & accurately understanding the issues as your own primary medical decision maker (physician if you will). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I heard that BCPs can cause clotts or heavier bleeding from time to time. How often could this happen? Is once in 6 months normal?
Your periods...: ...are usually lighter on OCPs, especially after you have been on them several months. An occasional heavy period can be normal, but if it happens more than a few times a year, I might consider trying a different pill. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See your dentist: Four days of bleeding is concerning. If it's just an ooze then you may be able to schedule an urgent follow up with your dentist. If you are bleeding so much you can't swallow this, then you should seek help in the emergency room. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abnormal bleeding: Abnormal bleeding can have many causes. If you aren't pregnant, start keeping a calendar of your periods, and if they continue to be abnormal then take this to a gynecologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Irregular bleeding: There are a number of reasons you can bleed irregularly, which include ovulation, pregnancy, hormones, etc. If your period was late, consider taking a pregnancy test. If not, then this is likely a fluke. Keep an eye on it the next time around. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im having midcycle bleeding 2mths after micarriage & d&c. I've had one normal cycle. Could this be related to the mc?
Probably: Theres a very good chance it's due to the miscarriage. Your body's hormonal axis was basically ripped out of a pregnancy state. It's a very abrupt change in hormone levels and just like happens when you change to a new birth control pill, it can take a while to normalize again. I know that's overly simplified, bit the best short explanation i have. Be sure to let your OB know your concern. ...Read more
I took the next-day pill after 40h... but i haven't had any bleeding and it passed 8h since i took it, should i worry? or is something normal ? Thanks
See below: Taking plan B will usually not bring on bleeding. Depending on when you take it during your menstrual cycle it may cause your period to occur up to 1 week earlier or 1 week later than usual. If your period is 1 week late do a home pregnancy test. If (+) contact your physican as Plan B can cause fetal abnormalities. If (-) and your period still doesn't come on in the following week >call MD ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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