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Periods have become irregular and spotting between periods?

Periods have become irregular and spotting between periods?

Consultation needed: We're going to need to know just a little bit more about your health history before being able to provide you with an answer as to why your periods have become irregular. Thyroid issues? Other symptoms? Pap history? Hormone use? Etc. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more


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Frequent urination, missed and irregular periods?

Frequent urination, missed and irregular periods?

IBS: It is hard to relate all of the symptoms to ibs but stress can cause these GI symptoms as well as irregular periods. It is hard to fit in frequent urination, but if this persists will need to check urinalysis. Probably needs md evaluation to sort out. ...Read more

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Not on birth control with frequent spotting between periods?

Not on birth control with frequent spotting between periods?

Spotting : Could have many causes or be a normal thing. Sit down with a doctor and discuss this ...Read more

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Is breakthrough bleeding and/or bleeding between periods normal?

Is breakthrough bleeding and/or bleeding between periods normal?

Yes: Hormones regulate your menstrual cycle and nearly all women will have some irregularities to their menstrual cycle at some point in their lives. However, breakthrough bleeding can be a sign of hormonal imbalance, a polyp or fibroid, or even pre-cancerous cells in the uterus. I would recommend evaluation by a physician for break through bleeding. ...Read more

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Differenece between bleeding during abortion and bleeding during periods ?

Differenece between bleeding during abortion and bleeding during periods ?

Depends: Is common to have bleeding for several weeks after an abortion. Bleeding between periods occurs for other reasons. Make sure you follow up several weeks agar an abortion or if you're irregular period continue ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots) , excessive menstrual bleeding and spotting.

Irregular bleeding: Irregular bleeding is 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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I'm 35, no children, having irregular periods. Having intense menstrual cramps between period but no bleeding. 5 days post ovulation. Day 12 of cycle ?

I'm 35, no children, having irregular periods. Having intense menstrual cramps between period but no bleeding. 5 days post ovulation. Day 12 of cycle
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Good skeleton: The information provided a "good skeleton" to hang on more information from a physical and history exam. In other words, a GYN MD visit is necessary as I am not sure exactly what your question is. ...Read more

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I am experiencing early menstrual periods, painful menstrual bleeding and shorter periods?

I am experiencing early menstrual periods, painful menstrual bleeding and shorter periods?

Irregular periods: 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. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Many of the common birth control methods can be very effective. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause spotting between periods?

No: A UTI can cause blood in your urine that can be confused with vaginal bleeding. It will not cause you to have spotting in between cycles. At your age, any abnormal uterine bleeding should be investigated by your physician. ...Read more

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Difference between spotting during pregnancy and during period.

Difference between spotting during pregnancy and during period.

Emergency: Any bleeding in pregnancy is an emergency and is not expected. If there is any spotting then the OB should be contacted urgently if a female is pregnant. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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I have brown spotting between periods?

Spotting: Brown is usually older blood and it can mean you aren't ovulating as much as usual, but can be associated with a cervical infection and endometrial polyps as well. Its relatively common in your mid 40's. ...Read more

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I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods, knee stiffness, missed or late menstrual period, less frequent urination, joint stiffness, bloating...

I am experiencing  irregular menstrual periods, knee stiffness, missed or late menstrual period, less frequent urination, joint stiffness, bloating...

Jt pain, abn menses: Would check thyroid for hypothyroidism-TSH- and for autoimmune disease-lupus or rheumatoid arthritis check ANA, DS DNA, CCP and RF, rarely may be sarcoid( cough?). Would also get basic complete metabolic profile, urine and may need transvaginal ultrasound. Follow up with doc in 24-48 hours due to decreased urination need to check kidneys ...Read more

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10 day period. Alternating between light, spotting, and medium. After 55 day annovulatory cycle. Cycles differ from 42-66 days.

10 day period. Alternating between light, spotting, and medium. After 55 day annovulatory cycle. Cycles differ from 42-66 days.

Prolonged periods: are common among women who have annovulatory cycles, and are not reason for concern, unless bleeding is heavy. A prolonged period can cause a woman to develop anemia, especially if the bleeding is heavy. Make sure your diet is rich in iron, and consider taking an iron supplement during your period. If you feel more weak, tired, or lightheaded than usual, have your hemoglobin checked. ...Read more

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Difference between period and implantation bleeding?

Difference between period and implantation bleeding?

Easy!: The difference is a positive pregnancy test! "Implantation bleeding" before an expected period is 99.9% internet myth. If you're not sure you are pregnant) a home test will be 99.9% reliable. Do one and good luck. ...Read more

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Not on birth control with frequent spotting between periods?

Spotting : Could have many causes or be a normal thing. Sit down with a doctor and discuss this ...Read more