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What is break through bleeding?

What is break through bleeding?

Side effect of BC: Break through bleeding is a term used to describe bleeding in between menses in a woman who is on hormonal birth control. It is usually something that occurs in the first few months of starting a new method of birth control and will usually go away by itself. If it is very heavy or lasts more than a few months, let your doctor know. ...Read more

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What causes break through bleeding during pregnancy?

What causes break through bleeding during pregnancy?

Depends: In the first trimester, there can be implantation bleeding from the growing placenta. In the second and third trimester, bleeding can occur from problems with placenta or problems with cervix. Any bleeding in pregnancy needs to be evaluated by a doctor either in triage at labor & delivery, in the er or in doctor's office. Sometimes bleeding is benign and a one time occur but always let doctor know. ...Read more

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What would cause break through bleeding during pregnancy?

What would cause break through bleeding during pregnancy?

Hormones: It usually occurs early in pregnancy around the time your period would be due and really isn't all that uncommon. Is seems like an easy answer but is really complicated but hormones are linked to just about everything in some way to a woman's reproductive system and a lot of the rest of her body and emotions too ...Read more

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Is break through bleeding normal while on nexplanon ?

Is break through bleeding normal while on nexplanon ?

Side effects: Bleeding at times other than period, is a potential side effect of NEXPLANON (etonogestrel implant). ...Read more

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When can break through bleeding happen when pregnant?

Anytime: While a few spots might normal, it is always to check with your doctor especially if it is persistent or heavy. ...Read more

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Can gi bleeding come out through the vagina too?

Can gi bleeding come out through the vagina too?

No: That would be the wrong hole. A woman has 3 holes: urethral meatus, vagina opening, and anus. GI bleeding comes out the anus. ...Read more

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Reasons for break through bleeding then no period?

Reasons for break through bleeding then no period?

No period: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm on bc and having break through bleeding for 10 days now. Could this break through bleeding make my endometreosis worse?

I'm on bc and having break through bleeding for 10 days now. Could this break through bleeding make my endometreosis worse?

Not necessarily.: Hi Adam225. I'm sorry you are having this issue. Breakthrough bleeding/irregular periods are common on birth control pills. I would wait it out and see if your bleeding goes away. It should not make your endometriosis worse. ...Read more

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Can hymen break without penetration? Can exercising in the gym break hymen?

Can hymen break without penetration? Can exercising in the gym break hymen?

Probably not, but...: Only in cases of alleged sexual assault upon girls and women do we physicians engage in the careful examination of hymens, collecting evidence of physical damage to be used later in courts of law. In normal everyday life, people should not be "checking hymens" nor thinking about whether they are broken or not broken. As good citizens, we must prevent discriminatory treatment of girls and women. ...Read more

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How much time does break through bleeding last?

How much time does break through bleeding last?

Unclear : This is usually when someone is on BCP for the first time or when they are change pills or type of pills. This is variable both in amount in time. It may occur in the first one or two cycles. If it persists you need to review this with your doctor, ...Read more

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How to tell if I have implantation bleeding or break through bleeding?

How to tell if I have implantation bleeding or break through bleeding?

Likely breakthrough: It's almost never implantation bleeding, that is largely an internet myth. If - a big if - you actually get implantation bleed it would be about 7 days after ovulation, or about a week before your expected period. ...Read more