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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Excessive Bleeding (Overview)

Excessive bleeding is a clinical finding in which a person bleeds a significant amount when they bleed. His bleeding is faster or longer that would otherwise be expected in a normal person.


Dr. Qamar Khan
64 doctors shared insights

Excessive Bleeding (Overview)

Excessive bleeding is a clinical finding in which a person bleeds a significant amount when they bleed. His bleeding is faster or longer that would otherwise be expected in a normal person.


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If I'm having bad migraine headaches and excessive bleeding on CD1, does that mean my hormones are imbalanced? Should I postpone my natural FET cycle?

If I'm having bad migraine headaches and excessive bleeding on CD1, does that mean my hormones are imbalanced? Should I postpone my natural FET cycle?

No: Having bad migraines and heavy CD 1 bleeding are not related. You do not need to postpone your natural FET cycle. I am sure your doctor has checked your hormones already. Good Luck with your FET. ...Read more

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I had the hta done 4 months ago for excessive bleeding. It doesn't seem to have helped any. Is there anything else I can do?

I had the hta done 4 months ago for excessive bleeding.  It doesn't seem to have helped any.  Is there anything else I can do?

75% successful: Hta ablation doesn't always work to reduce bleeding. Other options include hormonal therapy, mirena, (levonorgestrel) Lysteda and surgery. If bleeding is the only problem, you might be a good candidate for laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy, where only the part of the uterus that bleeds is removed with minimally-invasive surgery. ...Read more

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Woman 55 having excessive bleeding during period, any cause for alarm? On the pill. Started period 5 days before cycle of pills ended. Usually goes heavy 2-3 days and then done by 5th day. This time heavy 5 days tapered off, now heavy 3 days again. St

Woman 55 having excessive bleeding during period, any cause for alarm? On the pill.  Started period 5 days before cycle of pills ended.  Usually goes heavy 2-3 days and then done by 5th day.  This time heavy 5 days tapered off, now heavy 3 days again.  St

That : That is abnormal. Please be sure your pap smear is up to date and you may need an endometrial biopsy. I am concerned also that you are 55 and still on the pill, please ask your doctor because oral contraception increases cardiovascular risk after age 50. You could have fibroids causing your bleeding as well, your doctor can usually feel those on examination. Please see your gynecologist for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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I've swollen feet hands& belly. I feel breathless and even my hands tremble while doing any work. Is it cause of the excessive bleeding during periods?

I've swollen feet hands& belly. I feel breathless and even my hands tremble while doing any work. Is it cause of the excessive bleeding during periods?

Swollen: My recommendation is to get to your primary care physician to be evaluated. Shortness of breath with swelling needs to be checked to prevent any damage to your body. ...Read more

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What can stop excessive bleeding?

What can stop excessive bleeding?

Need to know cause: Abnormal uterine bleeding has many causes and a new classification called palm-coein (for polyps, tumors, cancer, bleeding disorders and ovulation dysfunction, here is a very nice faq from the american college of ob/gyn and up to date http://www.Acog.Org/~/media/for%20patients/faq095.Pdf?Dmc=1&ts=20121102t0938387438 and http://www.Uptodate.Com/contents/abnormal-uterine-bleeding-beyond-the-basics. ...Read more

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I had the hta done 4 months ago for excessive bleeding. It doesn't seem to have helped any. Is there anything else I can do?

75% successful: Hta ablation doesn't always work to reduce bleeding. Other options include hormonal therapy, mirena, (levonorgestrel) Lysteda and surgery. If bleeding is the only problem, you might be a good candidate for laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy, where only the part of the uterus that bleeds is removed with minimally-invasive surgery. ...Read more

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Does neurofibroma lead to excessive bleeding?

Does neurofibroma lead to excessive bleeding?

Should not: In the disorder nf (neurofibromatosis) there can be neurofibromata that grow different locations all over the body. If located in a position of chronic irritation, may result in bleeding. They are nerve tumors, but can be located near blood vessels. Most are quite benign and do not need treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

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 ...Read more