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Hi, I am on megace 160mg for 6 months already and the last d&c showed that the med is working. However, i have experienced heavy bleeding and sometime?

Hi, I am on megace 160mg for 6 months already and the last d&c showed that the med is working. However, i have experienced heavy bleeding and sometime?

Obgyn follow up: Your question was incomplete. You will need to schedule follow up with your surgeon to clarify what was meant by the medication not working. Repeat D and Cs are not typically the way to manage heavy periods. There are many options besides 6 months of Progesterone pills ...Read more

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Heavy bleeding for 2months after c-section is normal?

Heavy bleeding for 2months after c-section is normal?

No.: Although our definitions of "heavy bleeding" may differ, if you are concerned please see your obstetrician-gynecologist asap to address this. Normal lochia should not be very heavy nor last for two straight months! Other problems such as cervical cancer, hematologic, endocrine (sheehan?) or structural (fibroids) pathology could explain your bleeding, so medical care is urgently needed. ...Read more

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Is heavy bleeding for 2-3 weeks after C-section normal?

Is heavy bleeding for 2-3 weeks after C-section normal?

Usually yes.: It depends on of what you consider heavy bleeding. Lochia can be like a heavy period and last for several weeks post cesarean section without major consequences. ...Read more

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What might cause severe cramping and heavy bleeding 4 weeks after d&c?

What might cause severe cramping and heavy bleeding 4 weeks after d&c?

Call your doc: Who did your D&C he knows you and your situation, hopefully you have already called your doc before asking that? Here! Could be preg, could have tissue or polyp or same problem that your doc did the D&C for in the 1st place, your doc can do blood work and an ultrasound to see what the prob is, could be just a heavy period. ...Read more

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I had a scan last week and have 11mm lining.have been on tamoxifen for 4years.had heavy bleeding now bad pains.in for a d&c...what can I expect.??

I had a scan last week and have 11mm lining.have been on tamoxifen for 4years.had heavy bleeding now bad pains.in for a d&c...what can I expect.??

Important Answers: Tamoxifen can cause abnormal growth/thickening of your uterine lining with subsequent heavy bleeding. If left undiagnosed/untreated it can lead to endometrial cancer. During the D&C you will be asleep, and feel no pain. Ur Dr will remove the excess tissue and have it examined to rule out cancer and to determine if any additional treatment is needed. Take Care! ...Read more

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I have gone for hysteroscopy with dd&c done under g.A report was normal but my first periods after dd and c I had heavy bleeding for one is it ok?

I have gone for hysteroscopy with dd&c done under g.A report was normal but my first periods after dd and c I had heavy bleeding for one is it ok?

Not OK: Dilatation and curetage (D&C) is mostly performed to relieve heavy, irregular and prolonged menstruation. You should discuss this with your obgyn or the surgeon who did the procedure. ...Read more

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What could cause pain and heavy bleeding?

Pregnancy, fibroids: Endometriosis, abnormal tissue or a polyp inside the uterus, a ruptured ovary cyst, many things so call your gyn or go to the er if u don't have a gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have heavy bleeding but what is it?

What to do if I have heavy bleeding but what is it?

See a GYN: Heavy vaginal bleeding can have multiple causes. You need to see a doctor for this. ...Read more

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If you have heavy bleeding and clots what's wrong?

If you have heavy bleeding and clots what's wrong?

Many things: It is hard to answer definitely. Depends on age and other factors. You need an exam, lab work and probably a biopsy to tell the difference between hormone imbalances, overgrowth of the lining of the uterus, fibroids, cancer or too much estrogen or progesterone. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I am having really heavy bleeding while menstruating. Is this normal?

See an OB/GYN: No it is not normal, particularly if this is a change from your usual menstrual periods. Please see you ob/gyn and be examined. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding be heavy bleeding?

Usually not: Implantation bleeding is usually of the spotting variety and is almost never heavy. ...Read more

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Is heavy bleeding normal after ovary removal?

Call your doc: U should be asking your doc first before u ask that here, your doc knows you and how the surgery went, you may have a withdrawl period but it should not be heavy so call your doc. ...Read more

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Is a 12-day period with heavy bleeding normal?

Is a 12-day period with heavy bleeding normal?

No. Stressful times?: Sometimes events in our lives or the lives of our family and friends can affect our cycles. Perhaps seasonal events, like at school, can make a couple of periods irregular. If there is no history of stressful events but one of unusual bleeding, then a call for appointment with obgyn might be considered. At this point starting a "diary" showing date, events, time and amount of bleeding helps doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp ovarian pain and heavy bleeding are symptoms of what?

Could be: Could be due to ovarian cysts, tumors, even fibroids can cause pain that refers to the region of the ovaries and heavy bleeding. You would need an evaluation with the gynecologist to determine more definitively. ...Read more

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I'm scared heavy bleeding a month and 1 week after giving birth?

See your OB: You need to see your on to make sure you are not getting anemic and that there is no retained tissue in the uterus. ...Read more

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What does ovaral G action for pcod &heavy bleeding for 20 day?

What does ovaral G action for pcod &heavy bleeding for 20 day?

Birth control pill: It's a combined oral contraceptive meaning that it has an estrogen and a progestin in it. The progestin tells the lining to stop growing and get mature + the estrogen keeps it from growing so little that it bleeds because it gets raw. The lining bleeds of when your hormone levels drop on the reminder pills. In PCOS the estrogen also lowers the male hormones by increasing sex hormone binding globulin ...Read more

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What is the difference between heavy bleeding and implantation bleeding?

What is the difference between heavy bleeding and implantation bleeding?

Implantation bleed: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have heavy bleeding after taking ipills for a week plz help?

Is it normal to have heavy bleeding after taking ipills for a week plz help?

Not unusual: Timing the start of your pill packet is important. Starting the wrong time can cause you to bleed heavily and bright red. It is not unusual to get some irregular bleeding in the first packet or two. ...Read more

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Transfered 2 embryos. If heavy bleeding occurs could we have lost one of them?

Transfered 2 embryos. If heavy bleeding occurs could we have lost one of them?

Possibly: If you're having heavy bleeding I would be concerned you've lost both the embryos.

With heavy bleeding that usually represents loss of progesterone which occurs if the pregnancy doesn't take.

Just for clarification: Heavy bleeding would be like a normal period amount of bleeding. I would recommend you talk to your doctor if you're having heavy bleeding. ...Read more

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3 days heavy bleeding followed by 2 days light bleeding, could it be implantation bleeding?

3 days heavy bleeding followed by 2 days light bleeding, could it be implantation bleeding?

Doubtful: If implantation bleeding does occur it's only minimal spotting. It is not heavy at all. ...Read more

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What if I am a week later and I am experiencing spotting but no heavy bleeding?what can be the cause?

What if I am a week later and I am experiencing spotting but no heavy bleeding?what can be the cause?

Depends: The answer depends on if there is a chance of pregnancy. If sexually active without contraception this could be due to pregnancy. If no chance of pregnancy the changes are due to hormones, which can be influenced by many factors including stress, changes in weight, medications, etc. ...Read more

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Can Low ferritin of 9 b diet related in a female aged 35, vegetarian But does not have heavy bleeding. ?

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Low ferritin of 9 b diet related in a female aged 35, vegetarian
But does not have heavy bleeding.
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Absolutely: For most people, animal proteins are a main source of bioavailable iron. People eating a vegan or vegetarian diet should make sure that they are getting enough through eating plant sources high in iron or supplementing. Beans and dark green leafy vegetables are especially good sources of iron, eating foods rich in vitamin C or taking C along with iron supplements can aid absorption. ...Read more

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I am 56 yrs old had bioidentical horemone pellets inserted.now heavy bleeding and pain still 8 months later.

I am 56 yrs old had bioidentical horemone pellets inserted.now heavy bleeding and pain still 8 months later.

See doctor: Unfortunately it is not that uncommon for the pellets to cause cramping and bleeding. However, they should only stay in your system for 3-4 months. If you are still having pain and bleeding see your doctor. You may need a pelvic ultrasound. ...Read more

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What do you do when u have heavy bleeding. Going soaking pads every hour. And feel weak? Just had baby month ago?

Go to the ER: I think you should go to the emergency room. If you have late post-partum hemorrhage you can lose alot of blood. It should respond to d;c in the hospital.

I hope this helps. ...Read more

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29 year old female. TTC for 1 year. I have been having heavy bleeding mid cycle for 3 or more consecutive cycles.?

29 year old female. TTC for 1 year. I have been having heavy bleeding mid cycle for 3 or more consecutive cycles.?

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. 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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I've got heavy bleeding discharge coming from my anus. I'm not in any heavy physical discomfort. Should i be worried?

I've got heavy bleeding discharge coming from my anus. I'm not in any heavy physical discomfort. Should i be worried?

Hemorhoids?: This must be checked by a doctor asap. No reason to wait. Have it evaluated and do not wait. Hopefully this is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Just had sex for the first time, 3 days ago. I have not stop bleeding ever since. Should i be concerned? Heavy bleeding

Just had sex for the first time, 3 days ago. I have not stop bleeding ever since. Should i be concerned? Heavy bleeding

Coitarche : Coitarche is the term used for the first episode of coitus or sexual intercourse. Bleeding during and after coitarche is often associated with hymenal laceration. If the bleeding continues to increase you should be concerned and seek examination. It should have subsided by now. There are other causes of vaginal bleeding that may have coincided with coitarche so any persistent, abnormal bleeding should be evaluated. ...Read more

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