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What're the causes of heavy bleeding with menstrual periods?

What're the causes of heavy bleeding with menstrual periods?

Heavy menstruation: There are anatomic causes due to pathologies of the uterus, such as polyps, fiboids, adenomyosis (endometriosis of the uterus, ) or pre-malignancies and malignancies. Non-anatomic causes include blood clotting problems, ovulation imbalances, medications and external hormones, etc.. ...Read more

Dr. David Lipkin
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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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What could cause heavy vaginal bleeding during foreplay?

What could cause heavy vaginal bleeding during foreplay?

Gyn care is needed: Unless the woman is on her menstrual period during this foreplay, it sounds like whatever is being done could be painful and dangerous. Non-injurious foreplay should not involve bleeding or pain. If there has been a vaginal or other injury, it could bleed. The woman probably needs a gynecological exam, as well as some kindness and compassion. ...Read more

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Can masterbation cause heavy bleeding of menstrual cycle?

Can masterbation cause heavy bleeding of menstrual cycle?

Shouldn't : Unless you're doing something aggressive or traumatic, there should be no overt correlation between masturbation and menstrual flow. Masturbation *during* menstruation could theoretically cause the appearance of heavier flow but likely not actual increased volume of bleeding. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal bleeding ater sex or in between periods?

What causes vaginal bleeding ater sex or in between periods?

Need Exam: To occasionally have a bit of spotting with intercourse may not mean anything bad. If it happens every time or if it is heavy then you should see your gynecologist. You could have a cervical infection, polyps, yeast, or dysplasia. An exam is quick and easy to disclose the cause. Spotting or light bleeding midway between periods may be normal due to ovulation. If it is heavy, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are causes of vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

What are causes of vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

Vaginitis: when they do a hysterectomy, they close the end of the vagina and there is no connection with the internal organs. So, bleeding occurs locally in the vagina. Infectious causes? bacterial vaginosis, yeast or trichomonas. After hysterectomy and with aging the vagina can also be bleeding from diminished estrogen hormone that normally maintains the lining. sometimes bleeding from urine confused. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal bleeding in between menstruation?

What causes vaginal bleeding in between menstruation?

Several causes: There are various causes for intermenstrual bleeding. Urine fibroids and polyps are possible causes. Hormonal abnormalities could also cause abnormal bleeding. You need to see your gynecologist for an evaluation to diagnose the problem and rule out more serious causes such as tumors as well as suggest treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause very heavy vaginal bleeding and large clots?

What can cause very heavy vaginal bleeding and large clots?

Navy bleeding: Several causes for havy vaginal bleeding. Most common is a benign tumor called fibroid . Next is overgrowth of inlining of uterus called endometrium, endometrial polyps and infection. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal bleeding with no uterus?

What causes vaginal bleeding with no uterus?

Vaginal bleeding: It depends if your uterus was removed completely or partially ( total or partial hysterectomy). Assuming no uterus at all, vaginal infections, vulvar disease, bladder infections, hemorrhoids or vaginal cancer can cause vaginal bleeding or at least look like if it was coming vaginally. Also microtrauma from sex can cause vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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Causes of vaginal bleeding in menopausal women ?

Causes of vaginal bleeding in menopausal women
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Many possibilities: Many postmenopausal women will have minor break through bleeding, but if it continues or worsens, you need to see your gyn. ...Read more

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Can heavy lifting cause vaginal blood discharge?

Can heavy lifting cause vaginal blood discharge?

No: Not unless you are already on your period or there is a cervical/uterine or vaginal growth producing the same. Have your MD check the area if this continues. ...Read more

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Heavy bleeding a sign of implantation?

Heavy bleeding a sign of implantation?

Not normally: It is reported that implantation bleeding does not occur often and would not anticipate bleeding to be heavy. ...Read more

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40 day postpartum heavy bleeding? And lots of blood clots? Why?

40 day postpartum heavy bleeding? And lots of blood clots? Why?

Issues?: Maybe a heavy first period...Or retained products of conception/placenta. Get an ultrasound for a check. ...Read more

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What are some causes of vaginal bleeding during intercourse other then std's?

Multiple reasons: Post coital bleeding could be due to several reasons, a friable cervix, polyp on the cervix, minor vaginal tear amongst other things could cause vaginal bleeding following intercourse. ...Read more

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What types of cancers cause abnormal vaginal bleeding?

What types of cancers cause abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Any gyn: Abnormal vaginal bleeding could be a presenting symptom of cervical, endometrial, vaginal, vulvar, and even ovarian cancers. Additionally, metastasis to the vaginal canal or pelvis from another primary tumor( which would be rare) could feasibly cause this as well. ...Read more

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What are the causes of vaginal bleeding after the usual menstrual cycle?

What are the causes of vaginal bleeding after the usual menstrual cycle?

Vaginal bleeding: It can be a variety of things including fibriods, endometriosis, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, or even pelvic inflammatory disease. Usually your doc will take a complete history, do a pelvic exam, and will consider an ultrasound. Treatment, like most things, depends on the cause of the painful, heavy periods. A pregnancy test is the first step. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What could cause heavy vaginal bleeding passing clots pain after sex with some blood and swollen lymph nodes?

See a physician: It is serious. There could be many causes. See adoctor asap, particulaly with emlrged lyph nodes. Cancer? Infection? Follow-up with us. Thanks. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Richards
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Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (Definition)

Heavy vaginal bleeding is a symptom in which a woman's vaginal bleeding is more than the amount of bleeding she has during the heavier-flow days ...Read more


Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

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