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Doctor insights on: Excessive Bleeding From Hemorrhoids

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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

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

The veins in the rectum can swell and become puffy when a person has frequent pressure on them from pushing out a bm. This is constipation. The swollen veins can burn, itch, or sometimes become severely painful (from a clot building up inside). Veins in the rectum are called hemorrhoidal veins and the sick, stretched out vein ...Read more


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Plan b - does it cause vaginal excessive bleeding?

Plan b - does it cause vaginal excessive bleeding?

Usually not: It is a progestin-based medication and so should not be causing excessive bleeding, but can cause breakthrough bleeding/spotting and change of mentrual flow, or can cause you to miss your period. So, excessive bleeding is unusual, but not impossible. So, if you have trouble, consullt your doc for an eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do for excessive bleeding during my period?

What can I do for excessive bleeding during my period?

Speak to your doctor: This is a relatively common complaint that women have. The answer involves multiple possibilities including gynecological causes (more likely) and blood issues. I would recommend contacting your gynecologist first. She/he will need to exam you before recommending other tests. If those are unrevealing, a referral to a hematologist is reasonable. I hope this is helpful. ...Read more

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What can I do to address excessive bleeding while on my period?

Get checked: Excessive menstrual bleeding is usually due to either a hormonal change or an abnormality in the uterus or other pelvic organs. Various medications, hormonal treatments and surgical options are available. ...Read more

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Excessive bleeding and large clots during period, how does my gyno know if something's wrong?

Excessive bleeding and large clots during period, how does my gyno know if something's wrong?

U Have Options: Depends on cause of heavy bleeding. Need evaluation and sonogram. Non-surgical options include: birth control pills. Lysteda (non-hormonal rx taken during period), Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. Minimally invasive options: endometrial ablation (in-office), hysteroscopy polyp removal or fibroid resection; and only if these treatments fail then consider hysterectomy - vaginal or laparoscopic if possible. ...Read more

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What to do about excessive bleeding during menstrual cycle? I soak through heavy and even overnight pads

See your physician: There are a number of things that need to be done. You need to make sure you aren't anemic. Thyroid testing might also be helpful. An ultrasound of your uterus can rule out benign fibroid tumors. If all of your testing comes back normal, oral contraceptive pills can be prescribed to decrease your heavy bleeding. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have been experiencing excessive bleeding during my menstrual cycle during the last couple of months. Is that normal?

I have been experiencing excessive bleeding during my menstrual cycle during the last couple of months. Is that normal?

No: Excessive bleeding - soaking pads and passing clots-- is not normal and should be evaluated by your gynecologist. There are a variety of causes and multiple treatment options depending on your age, medical issues and fertility plans. ...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


Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Excessive Bleeding (Definition)

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 ...Read more