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Dr. Bryan Treacy
777 Doctors shared insights

Heavy Bleeding (Overview)

Usually described by physicians as having to change a pad more than every 1-2 hours, passing large clots, change from your previous pattern, needing overnight protection, soaking through clothes, etc.


Dr. Bryan Treacy
777 Doctors shared insights

Heavy Bleeding (Overview)

Usually described by physicians as having to change a pad more than every 1-2 hours, passing large clots, change from your previous pattern, needing overnight protection, soaking through clothes, etc.


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Iam third day on cyctic tab 400 for treat missed abortion 10 wk. Gestational c/o heavy bleeding about 2 liter with clot blood no abd. Pain?

Iam third day on cyctic tab 400 for treat missed abortion 10 wk. Gestational c/o heavy bleeding about 2 liter with clot blood no abd. Pain?

Seek help asap: If you've truly lost 2 litters of blood and it's been three days, you need to be seen by a doctor to make sure the pregnancy is being passed appropriately. You may need an aspiration procedure performed. ...Read more

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Is heavy bleeding at 6 weeks ok?

Is heavy bleeding at 6 weeks ok?

6 weeks pregnant?: Or postpartum? Either way, NO! If you are cramping and bleeding and you are pregnant, you may be miscarrying. Time to get to the hospital. If you are alone and getting dizzy or is severe pain, call 911. It is possible on occasion to have life threatening blood loss during a miscarriage. You will need a pelvic ultrasound to look at the uterine contents. Please get help. Call OB now. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for heavy vaginal bleeding and pelvic pain?

What are the treatment options for heavy vaginal bleeding and pelvic pain?

Many!: There are many treatment options! But first u need an evaluation to find the cause. Probably need a sonogram, some labs/tests, and also rx depends on whether or not u plan to have more children. Some options (which may or may not work for u depending on what's causing ur pain) include: ocps, a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, other medications, an ablation, laparoscopy, or hysterectomy (last 3 r surgeries). ...Read more

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Is there a guideline for doc to administer treatment within a certain timing for threatened miscarriage with heavy bleeding? If yes, within how long?

Is there a guideline for doc to administer treatment within a certain timing for threatened miscarriage with heavy bleeding? If yes, within how long?

No guidelines: No, there are no guidelines. If you are only 6 weeks and bleeding heavy like you say, you should be able to miscarry spontaneously, avoiding a D&C. ...Read more

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My uterus lining thickens after every three months. I face severe pain and heavy bleeding in periods. What's its cure and does this effect fertility

My uterus lining thickens after every three months. I face severe pain and heavy bleeding in periods. What's its cure and does this effect fertility

Could be normal: Actually, your uterine lining thickens every month. That is a normal response to the estrogen from your ovaries. If you are not ovulating then the lining will continue to thicken. This can affect fertility. It can often be addressed with birth control pills, which obviously can also affect fertility. ...Read more

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I took10 Primolut N tablets due to heavy bleeding. But today am experiencing pain in my abdomen and heavy flows. What should I do?

I took10 Primolut N tablets due to heavy bleeding. But today am experiencing pain in my abdomen and heavy flows. What should I do?

Go in: Women can bleed very heavily from the uterus. Enough to require blood transfusion to save their lives. If you're having pain and heavy bleeding, this requires emergency evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the cause of missing period after stopping Primolut nor which I took for 21 days 10mg 3 times aday to stop acute heavy bleeding.

Primolut N: Primolut is a progestin-type hormone that acts to prevent ovulation and hence the onset of menses in your case to diminish heavy bleeding. Sometimes, as a side effect menses are daubed for weeks or stop. You should contact your prescribing gynecologist to determine your next course of action. Which can be "watchful waiting" to see if your period returns and the bleeding amount disminishes. ...Read more

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Doc said to double up on Microgestin for a few days to help stop heavy bleeding and to try to avoid surgery. What surgery could that be? I'm Scared!

Doc said to double up on Microgestin for a few days to help stop heavy bleeding and to try to avoid surgery. What surgery could that be? I'm Scared!

A D&C maybe?: One sure way to stop heavy bleeding is a D&C (Dilation and Curettage) A D&C is just a surgical procedure to clean out the lining of the uterus. (There is no cutting involved) This will stop most kinds of bleeding. Its a very common, 15 minute surgical procedure. Of course, its always best to try and avoid surgery if possible. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have heavy bleeding 1st 2 days of menses then 3rd day maybe light then it gets heavy again. What is going on in my body?

I have heavy bleeding 1st 2 days of menses then 3rd day maybe light then it gets heavy again. What is going on in my body?

Normal: Any variation in flow can be very normal, notify your doctor if drastic changes, pain, heavy bleeding. You may need to check a pregnancy test thyroid hormones, other hormone tests or blood count to make sure you are not anemic ...Read more

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Supposed to get my second shot of Depo-Provera tomorrow, but I have been having heavy bleeding for the past 21 days. Should I get the second shot, or stop?

You can get another: Yes, you can get another shot in order to continue protection from unwanted pregnancy. However, you should talk to your doctor about ways to slow down or stop the bleeding. Some women experience irregular bleeding for a while after getting started on Depo-Provera injections but most of them they will go away eventually. ...Read more

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I have been on the implant but recently my doctor also put me on the pill to stop heavy bleeding. Is there a risk I will get pregnant when on both?

I have been on the implant but recently my doctor also put me on the pill to stop heavy bleeding. Is there a risk I will get pregnant when on both?

No: These operate independently, so it is highly unlikely that they both would fail and allow you to become pregnant.

This is the same concept as wearing a belt and suspenders. ...Read more

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Heavy bleeding on little cuts?

Heavy bleeding on little cuts?

Clotting issue: This may reflect excessive bleeding due to clotting disorders (e.g. Von willebrand disease, mild hemophilia, etc), medications (aspirin, non-steroidals) commonly. ...Read more

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Is heavy bleeding at 6 weeks ok?

6 weeks pregnant?: Or postpartum? Either way, NO! If you are cramping and bleeding and you are pregnant, you may be miscarrying. Time to get to the hospital. If you are alone and getting dizzy or is severe pain, call 911. It is possible on occasion to have life threatening blood loss during a miscarriage. You will need a pelvic ultrasound to look at the uterine contents. Please get help. Call OB now. ...Read more

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What could cause pain and heavy bleeding?

Pregnancy, fibroids: Endometriosis, abnormal tissue or a polyp inside the uterus, a ruptured ovary cyst, many things so call your gyn or go to the er if u don't have a gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have heavy bleeding but what is it?

What to do if I have heavy bleeding but what is it?

See a GYN: Heavy vaginal bleeding can have multiple causes. You need to see a doctor for this. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: heavy bleeding?

What is the definition or description of: heavy bleeding?

Subjective: Usually described by physicians as having to change a pad more than every 1-2 hours, passing large clots, change from your previous pattern, needing overnight protection, soaking through clothes, etc. ...Read more

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