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I had sex for the first time and am now experiencing pretty excessive bleeding from my vagina. It has been two days since and I have been bleeding for over 12 hours nonstop. I can't really tell if I tore something (and if it should be bleeding that much)

I had sex for the first time and am now experiencing pretty excessive bleeding from my vagina. It has been two days since and I have been bleeding for over 12 hours nonstop. I can't really tell if I tore something (and if it should be bleeding that much)

Need for evaluation: Your description suggests more bleeding than is usual for trauma due to first intercourse. It would be prudent to see your doctor. If you do not have a doctor, you may visit the emergency room of a nearby hospital. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


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Does excessive bleeding lead to pregnancy?

Does excessive bleeding lead to pregnancy?

Female Fertility: I am not understanding your question in any way. To get pregnant a female must be ovulating and be exposed to fresh semen. How and what does bleeding have to do with that very well known truth about men and women and sex? Do you mean heavy vaginal bleeding post intercourse? Do you mean heavy bleeding for her normal period? ...Read more

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What do you do when you have excessive bleeding after a leep?

What do you do when you have excessive bleeding after a leep?

LEEP: I recommend that you get back to see the physician who performed the procedure. You should have their contact information. In the meantime, avoid anything strenuous. If you cann contact the doctor then go to the emergency room if you are filling a pad in less than an hour. ...Read more

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Excessive bleeding after the extraction of a molar, what to do?

Excessive bleeding after the extraction of a molar, what to do?

Blood Clotting: I am assuming that the bleeding is most likely stopped by now, but prolonged bleeding following an extraction can occur due to many things: 1) daily Aspirin takers which increases a patients clotting time, 2) increased infection in the area which increases bleeding upon extraction and 3) decreased clotting time due to medications or unknown medical issues (which will need blood tests to determine) ...Read more

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What is the cause of excessive bleeding after the extraction of a molar?

What is the cause of excessive bleeding after the extraction of a molar?

medical issue: While there are many reasons for excessive bleeding, if the bleeding is more than expected by the dentist, you should get ablood test to eliminate various bleeding disorders. It could also be due to medications like blood thinners. ...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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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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Can a hysteroscopy and a d& c help with excessive bleeding?

Can a hysteroscopy and a d& c help with excessive bleeding?

Yes: But first an ultrasound with an sis should be done and birth conrol pills can be used to decrease bleeding if you do not have any contraindications to taking them; if they fail then the ultrasound and possibly the hysteroscopy/operative hysteroscopy; the D&C is a bit outdated. ...Read more

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Can nexplenon cause excessive bleeding, especially after a medical abortion?

Can nexplenon cause excessive bleeding, especially after a medical abortion?

Nexplanon: Nexplanon can give you a variety of rsponses. It can cause excessive bleeding, as in your case, or sparse bleeding. Each individuals response is didderent. ...Read more

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My paragard IUD fell out I'm not having excessive bleeding not in pain either what should I do and why?

My paragard IUD fell out I'm not having excessive bleeding not in pain either what should I do and why?

Birth control: I'm assuming that you wanted to paragard for birth control protection. If it's falling out and you're having sex you need to think about what you would want to do for pregnancy prevention. You could put another iud in or you could consider another form of birth control. Make an appointment with your doctor right away to discuss this. ...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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I was wondering is excessive bleeding after sex a symptom of a yeast infecton?

I was wondering is excessive bleeding after sex a symptom of a yeast infecton?

Not usually: If you experience bleeding during or after sexual intercourse - would see your gynecologist to determine etiology. ...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

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