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Dark brown bleeding 1 week after period ended. Doesn't usually happen, on BCP, use protection when having sex. What could be the cause of this?

Dark brown bleeding 1 week after period ended. Doesn't usually happen, on BCP, use protection when having sex. What could be the cause of this?

Breakthrough bleedin: This may occur and indicate the need to change brands of OC. Skipped pills or the use of additional medications can cause bleeding to occur. Infections and cervical masses can cause this. I am glad you are using backup protection!! See physician if bleeding recurs. ...Read more

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Period was 2 days late, but normal. Have had moderate dark brown bleeding for 5 days after period. Took plan b pill 2 weeks before period. Normal?

Period was 2 days late, but normal. Have had moderate dark brown bleeding for 5 days after period. Took plan b pill 2 weeks before period. Normal?

About Plan B...: Plan B can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Plan B was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because Plan B works most of the time, but not all the time. One should be sure to have a reliable type of ongoing birth control, the PlanA, in order to never need the PlanB again. ...Read more

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Bleeding after period.

Bleeding after period.

Please more info: We would need a little more information than that to give you any intelligent advise. ...Read more

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Bleeding 5 days after period?

Bleeding 5 days after period?

Keep a diary: For abnormal bleeding, i would recommend taking a pregnancy test and then keeping a menstrual diary. Take this information to your physician and they can help make a plan for you. ...Read more

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Light bleeding a week after period ended?

Light bleeding a week after period ended?

Ok to observe : Occasional irregular bleeding is generally not worrisome. If the problem continues next month a gyn provider should be consulted. ...Read more

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Bleeding six days after period ended. Why?

Bleeding six days after period ended. Why?

Very common: After your period some blood remains in the back of the vagina and then slowly comes out. Consider starting birth control to decrease the length of your cycles. ...Read more

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Bleeding 2 days after period ended what's going on?

Bleeding 2 days after period ended  what's going on?

Normal variability: Are you on the pill, could you be pregnant? This could be normal but must always consider pregnancy complications. Call your doctor ...Read more

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What are the causes of bleeding two weeks after period?

Several: If you are referring to yourself, menstrual cycles become irregular the closer to menopause you get. This is usually due to ovarian dysfunction, which also is the reason fertility declines significantly after age 40. However, irregular bleeding can also be from more serious causes including uterine cancer. Any abnormal bleeding after age 40 warrants evaluation. See a physician with these concerns. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of me still bleeding after period ?

What can be the cause of me still bleeding after period ?

Cycle/hormones: you are young and cycle may be changing in response to hormonal fluctuations. If you have been sexually active without protection, get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have been bleeding a lot one week after period, what to do?

I have been bleeding a lot one week after period, what to do?

See your MD: Women over the age of 40 who begin to show symptoms of irregular bleeding should see a doctor to be evaluated for causes for bleeding such as fibroids, polyps, infection, and in the worst case...cancer. Abnormal findings tend to happen as women get older and many are treatable and w/out significant complication. Would be happy to consult more on this. ...Read more

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Bleeding 12 days after period ended. What could be the cause?

Bleeding 12 days after period ended.  What could be the cause?

Mid-cycle bleed: Spotting or bleeding at mid-cycle is not uncommon and happens due to dip in hormones at that time of the cycle. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Bleeding 1 week after period ended. never experienced before. should i worry?

Bleeding 1 week after period ended. never experienced before. should i worry?

Likely ok: This is not unusual to have at some point during your menstruating years. I would say if it happens for several cycles then see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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After period 2weeks ago ...had sexed 4 days ago and now bleeding again ....what is happening?

After period 2weeks ago ...had sexed 4 days ago and now bleeding again ....what is happening?

Common problem: 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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Bleeding 11 days after period for 3 days. Took emergency contraption..Could this be what caused it? if not, what else?

Bleeding 11 days after period for 3 days. Took emergency contraption..Could this be what caused it? if not, what else?

Bleeding: Emergency contraceptive pills can have the side effect of irregular bleeding. These pills contain hormones that can disrupt normal hormones that regulate your period. Usually this resolves after one cycle. Recommend following up with a gynecologist if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Can implantaion bleeding occur 6 days after period has ended ?

Can implantaion bleeding occur 6 days after period has ended ?

Implantation: Your scenario is possible if your menstrual flow lasts longer than 7 days and you ovulated earlier than expected. However i suspect it is not since implantation typically occurs slightly later in the process of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Bleeding a small amount a week after period was afew days late on period what does that mean?

Bleeding a small amount a week after period was afew days late on period what does that mean?

Breakthrough bleedin: Breakthrough bleeding is common and is typically due to changes in hormones (estrogen and progesterone) and your cycle. If it persists or bothers you, make an appointment with your gynecologist to discuss options including birth control pills which can help to regulate a cycle. Other reasons could be thyroid issues, weight (thin/heavy) making lining of uterus unstable. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Light bleeding 14days before period. Period lasted 5days, very hungry with it. 5 days after period finished, light bleeding when wiping started again?

Light bleeding 14days before period. Period lasted 5days, very hungry with it. 5 days after period finished, light bleeding when wiping started again?

Bleeding: This is a condition called dysfunctional uterine bleeding - meaning menstrual bleeding outside of typical levels. You need to see your gyn or primary physician to check on causes. You may need an ultrasound to see if there are any abnormalities and have your hormone levels checked. ...Read more

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Heavy bleeding 6 days after period ended?

Heavy bleeding 6 days after period ended?

Many options: 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