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Heavy Bleeding Menopause Clots
I have hyperplasia and had a d& c recently. I am post menopausal for 3 1/2 years. Ever since the d& c I have been bleeding. Last week I went to the ER with heavy bleeding. The last few days have ranged from spotting to light bleeding. What should I do?
See your doctor: You should make an appointment immediately with your obgyn ...Read more
The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more
Many things: It is hard to answer definitely. Depends on age and other factors. You need an exam, lab work and probably a biopsy to tell the difference between hormone imbalances, overgrowth of the lining of the uterus, fibroids, cancer or too much estrogen or progesterone. See your doctor. ...Read more
Anything: This could represent a hormonal disturbance or uterine pathology. See your gyn. ...Read more
How long should you bleed after delivery? Third child delivered 2 1/2 weeks ago. Still bleeding with small clots. Not heavy bleeding.
Varies: Most people bleed 1-4 weeks. If you are concerned that what you are seeing is excessive then schedule an appointment with your obgyn ...Read more
, had taken progestrone 10mg for 14days (from 27.04.13 to 09.05.13). Now having heavy bleeding with big clots since 18.05.13night. What to do?
It may be normal: Progesterone is given to start the periods. If you take it for 14 days it may take up to two weeks for bleeding to occur and like regular periods it can be heavy, but if it persists and continued than you should consult your gynecologist.You did not tell us what was the indication for Progesterone in first place. ...Read more
If I have very minimal or no bleeding 2-3 days after medical abortion (after heavy bleeding on the day I did it & passed clots), was it successful?
Most likely: The only way to tell for sure is to repeat the pregnancy test in a week or wait for your next period. ...Read more
Been on norethisone for heavy bleeding for 7 weeks, stopped taking pills but now bleeding back as heavy as before and clotting. Is thus normal after s?
5urine and 2blood test +ve. Yestday had heavy bleeding and scaned but no sac inside. Now I had a clot with white and red colr 2-3cm long.5th week. Help?
Miscarriage: It surely sounds like a miscarriage. I am sorry. ...Read more
I had and EMT 8 weeks ago. I had extremely heavy bleeding and product in my pants this week with large clots is this normal so long after it.
NO-GYN: Please consultyour GYN ASAP or go to ER for evaluation of abnormal bleeding. ...Read more
I have heavy bleeding and clots all the time I'm 53 is this primenopose some days its light pink no clots and also stops some days off on all three?
Bleeding at this: Point in life is certainly abnormal. Get it checked. ...Read more
No: Abnormal or dysfunctional bleeding is likely related to some other cause not essure. ...Read more
I miscarried on monday and im still having heavy bleeding and passing clots how long will this last?
Miscarriage: If the bleeding is getting lighter, it will likely resolve over the next few days. If it is as heavy or heavier than on Monday, you could have retained products of conception (meaning the miscarriage is not complete). You would need to see your gynecologist to determine if this is the case, and to take care of it if it is. ...Read more
I've periods for last 13 days with heavy bleeding and clots, what should I do to control this bleeding?
Several options: Bleeding in women in the late 40's is most likely due to lack of or diminished Progesterone levels - that is the hormone that drops first. So taking Progesterone pills or using the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can help. Other causes for heavy and long periods include fibroids or polyps or adenomyosis or uterine infection or abnormal cells in your uterus. See your doctor to evaluate this. ...Read more
I started the mini pill last week a day late and now ive been having heavy bleeding and clots for 6 days! But I was normal.
Bleeding: One of the side effects of the Progesterone only mini pill is irregular bleeding. You can give it time to see if this self corrects. Alternatively you can see an Obgyn to determine if you are a candidate for a different form of birth control that might give you better menstrual cycle control. ...Read more
I started spotting pink a week a go, on the Friday it turned heavy bleeding and lots of clots. I'm still bleeding 9 days on. What could it be?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems Obgyns treat. If this is a 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. The pain and discharge need to be evaluated by your doctor for infection. ...Read more
36.Microgynon30 continuously for 25yrs. Endometriosis. Last 6yrs had 3 BTB, longer than 3wks, heavy bleeding, clots, flooding. Scans, smears, swabs normal?
Maybe a rest: It sounds like you have already checked things out pretty thoroughly. Occasional breakthrough bleeding/irregular bleeding is a side effect of continuous treatment. If you have stopped the pill briefly (3 or 4 days) and the problem has not resolved then it might be necessary to give it a break for a month or two. Alternatively, higher doses for a while might also work. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
I am having thick, dark, & heavy bleeding (with clots) approximately a week after a period that came two weeks after the previous one - what is this?
You have options: Abnormal periods need evaluation; sonogram, lab tests. 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
Best products should: Be prescribed by your gyn once you have had a proper work-up and diagnosis as that could range form low dose bc pills, to progesterone, to lysteda, to endometrial in office ablation depending on the diagnosis and your desires for any future fertility, so please make an appt to see your gyn. ...Read more
Discuss with doctor: There are lots of treatment options you can discuss with your doctor. Lysteda is a nonhormone medication designed for heavy periods. Some benefit from birth control pills, patch or nuvaring. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can stop your period in some cases. Consider an endometrial ablation such as genesys hta if you are done having children. These can be done in the safely and comfortably in the office. ...Read more
Talk to your gyne: You should talk to your gynecologist. She/he would examine you and likely will order a pelvic sonogram to check on your reproductive organs. People with significant fiborids do have heavy period frequently- and that can be seen on the ultrasound. Also, you may need to tell your primary care doctor to check your blood. If bleeding significant, you may have iron deficiency anemia as well. ...Read more
I had my periods 2 wks now and am still bleeding with clots. But Its not heavy bleeding. Any advise?
Prolonged bleeding: If you have had unprotected sex, obtain a serum HCG test (quantitative) to check for pregnancy. There was not sufficient information to comment on other potential causes of this kind of bleeding, but if the test is negative, see your healthcare provider for a pelvic ultrasound. "Fibroids" (benign tumors) can cause this as well. ...Read more
Regular 10/4 -10/9. Heavy bleeding with clots and cramping started 10/15. What could be going on?
Bleeding: Fibroids can cause heaving bleeding with clots ...Read more
How can I be sure if im having a miscarriage im 6 weeks 3 days im having heavy bleeding clotting and pain?
See your doctor: Call your doctor to be worked in and seen. An exam and blood work is warranted. ...Read more
Some of my periods are just heavy bleeding the first 3 days then reg. This minth I have bliod clots what's wrong with me?
1 week after ovu (9days before expected period) I had 1 full day not night of heavy bleeding w large clots. Can this be implanation bleeding?
Bleeding and clots: During the fertile period, pregnancy can occur and include bleeding. A pregnancy test can help determine if pregnant. Persistent bleeding requires a gyn assessment. ...Read more
3 days of heavy bleeding and very large clots, soaked tampon in an hour. Now 2 days of watery blood still with clots but tampon lasts 2-3hours.?
Had a d & c on 7/10. Healed normally. Last 2 periods have been heavier than EVER before. Lot of clots. Super heavy heavy bleeding. Is this normal?
Heavy bleeding, flooding, clotting for 12days. Switched from lyza to Microgestin4days ago via emergent appt. Still heavy bleeding. Should I go to ER?
If dizzy, to ER:
If you are dizzy, weak, faint or soaking 1 pad an hour (not a panty-liner light days pad) go to the ER. If not call the doc who you saw for the emergent appointment & check.
An admirably informative group: The Lincoln Center provide clear details for their OB-GYN patients on when to go to ER. This covers the main points well:
http://tinyurl. Com/mmolr3j ...Read more
I had a medical abortion a week ago the heavy bleeding and clots have slowed down but im now having a clear mucus mixed in with blood is this normal?
Spotting and light bleeding around periods time for 3-4 days followed by slightly heavy bleeding and now heavy bleeding with clots. Its been total 9 d?
No: See your doctor to be evaluated and treated. ...Read more
Overall,: Not a very good scenario and this information should be conveyed to your treating physician very soon. ...Read more
Possible: The endometrium may require 1or 2 cycles to repair from surgical manipulation. If this persists see your doctor. ...Read more
Have been bleeding heavily for 15 days, two days ago I had a polyp removed but still have heavy bleeding and blood clots. What should I do?
I had a medical abortion. Its been almost 3 weeks and still have heavy bleeding, cramps and clots. Blood dripping in shower. Is this normal?
You may not have expelled all of the products of conception and the retained products may require curettage. Please see your doctor for an evaluation. If you do not have a doctor, visit the local office of planned parenthood.
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
Heavy bleeding, flooding, clotting for 12days. Switched from Lyza to Microgestin 4days after gyno appt. Still heavy bleeding. Should I go to ER?
Primary care: No. You have a physician and a complication of your current treatment. You contact your doctor for further instructions. ER is not needed. ...Read more
I had heavy bleeding with clots 1 day followed by spotting 1-2 days then nothing. Could it have been a Miscarriage? It happened a week before cycle
Pregnancy test: You could check a pregnancy test. If it is positive then this could indicate a miscarriage. If negative then it is not. It sounds like this is more consistent with an early period. ...Read more
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