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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Heavy Bleeding (Definition)

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, ...Read more


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I have very heavy bleeding & very big clots during period since I delivered baby through c-section about 2 years ago & trying to convince for 1 year.

I have very heavy bleeding & very big clots during period since I delivered baby through c-section about 2 years ago &  trying to convince for 1 year.

Trying to conceive?: If you are trying to conceive again, your abnormal period problems are a good place for a GYN MD to start an assessment of why that has not yet occurred. Make an appointment with one soon. ...Read more

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During period time m suffering from heavy pain n bleeding & lasts for 4 day;taking zopiclone. After consulting many dr yet there is no result.any solu?

During period time m suffering from heavy pain n bleeding & lasts for 4 day;taking zopiclone. After consulting many dr yet there is no result.any solu?

See details: There are multiple treatments for heavy painful periods. These include oral contraceptives, NSAIDs (like Motrin), hormone containing IUD, and others. At 19, you do not need an extensive workup but you should be screened for sexually transmitted infections if you are active. Have you seen a GYN or were these general doctors? Any GYN should be able to provide you with several options. ...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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Unprotected sex during period. After 4 days took next choice. Was cramping several days ago. This morning i'm bleeding heavily. 18 days til period due?

Unprotected sex during period. After 4 days took next choice. Was cramping several days ago. This morning i'm bleeding heavily. 18 days til period due?

Home pregnancy test: A pregnancy test can help you identify if you are pregnant or not. Sometimes, the plan B regimens can cause alterations in your hormones and cause heavier than normal bleeding Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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I have very heavy bleeding during period with very big clots after I delivered my baby with c-section about 2 years ago. And trying to conceive from 1 year.

I have very heavy bleeding during period with very big clots after I delivered my baby with c-section about 2 years ago. And trying to conceive from 1 year.

Heavy vaginal bldg.: Heavy menstual flow with clots can result from benign tumors of the womb, or irregular ovulation which results in heavy growth to the lining of the womb, producing clots when the lining is shed during menstruation. Consult your healthcare provider and get a pelvic sonogram and ask about a fluoroscopic test to see if your tubes might be blocked, causing infertility. ...Read more

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Extremely heavy cramping and bleeding during period and my period is lasting longer. Why? I just started taking birth control and now diet pills

Extremely heavy cramping and bleeding during period and my period is lasting longer. Why? I just started taking birth control and now diet pills

Side effects: Your periods could be different due to the birth control pills and/or the diet pills, or may not be related to either. It is usually a good idea not to start more than one new medication at a time, because if something unusual like this happens, it is more difficult to determine what is going on. You may want to consider holding the diet pills and see how your next couple of periods with BCP. ...Read more

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Normally bleed heavy during Period. Now 3 months of light periods and blood stays ínside vagina. Reasons?

Normally bleed heavy during Period. Now 3 months of light periods and blood stays ínside vagina. Reasons?

Lt vaginal bleeding: Would check HCG and prolactin and ultrasound for ovarain / uterine pathology. There is no mention of age but if 40 or greater may be menopause, check FSH ...Read more

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Normally bleed heavy during Period. Now 3 months of light periods and blood stays ínside vagina.(Not usual) Reasons?

Normally bleed heavy during Period. Now 3 months of light periods and blood stays ínside vagina.(Not usual) Reasons?

Light periods: It is not typically a cause for concern if someone has light periods. Light periods can be a nice change for those who typically have heavy cycles. If you would like more control over your cycles consider a form of birth control. ...Read more

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Hsg during period - bleeding a few days longer?

Hsg during period - bleeding a few days longer?

Possibly: Annabel: the hsg can cause a little bleeding on its own so you may see a little more bleeding than you are used to if you were still on your cycle when the test was done. ...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