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Heavy menstrual bleeding common after delivery?

Heavy menstrual bleeding common after delivery?

Not neccessarily: Menstrual bleeding does not change after delivery bleeding after delivery immediately can be heavy though. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is bleeding & light cramps normal during pregnancy?

Is bleeding & light cramps normal during pregnancy?

Yes: This is a very common complaint during the first trimester, but you did not specify exactly how far along you are. Call your doctor and see if you should be seen. ...Read more

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What could cause heavy vaginal bleeding during foreplay?

What could cause heavy vaginal bleeding during foreplay?

Gyn care is needed: Unless the woman is on her menstrual period during this foreplay, it sounds like whatever is being done could be painful and dangerous. Non-injurious foreplay should not involve bleeding or pain. If there has been a vaginal or other injury, it could bleed. The woman probably needs a gynecological exam, as well as some kindness and compassion. ...Read more

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Early pregnancy and heavy bleeding concerns?

Early pregnancy and heavy bleeding concerns?

Heavy bleeding.: If you are bleeding heavily and pregnant - please obtain prompt medical evaluation. Spotting on the other hand occurs in about 20% of pregnancies during the first trimester. ...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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Cramps during pregnancy with no bleeding?

Cramps during pregnancy with no bleeding?

Need more info: How many weeks along are you? Spotting? This is important to discuss with your OB today! ...Read more

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Is vaginal bleeding normal in pregnancy.

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Is vaginal bleeding normal in pregnancy.

No: Though, it does happen in about 20% of pregnancies during the 1st trimester. There are many reasons for it some dangerous some not. See your OB. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/bleeding-during-pregnancy#1 ...Read more

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Is some bleeding normal during early pregnancy?

Is some bleeding normal during early pregnancy?

Possibly: When the pregnancy implants into the endometrial lining of your uterus you may have light bleeding. In addition, the cervix is often friable in pregnancy (irritated looking and bleeds easily). Sex, a pap, and vaginal exam may cause bleeding too. However, discuss your bleeding with your doctor as not all of it is normal. ...Read more

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Is slight vaginal bleeding after sex normal? Slight vaginal bleeding

Is slight vaginal bleeding after sex normal? Slight vaginal bleeding

Yes : Yes - usually. The source of vaginal bleeding after sex is most commonly from the cervix - the part of the uterus that hangs into your vagina. It is most likely just cervical irritation from the friction of sex. As long as you are premenopausal, the bleeding is infrequent, and you have normal, regular pap smears, then you don't have to see your doctor for it. If you are postmenopausal, have bleeding that is heavy or every time you have sex, or if you have had abnormal paps smears in the past, you should see your doctor to rule out more serious causes such as cervical cancer. ...Read more

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

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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Bleeding from rectum during menses?

Bleeding from rectum during menses?

Recal bleeding: Usually this is a fooler and blood leaks over to the rectum from the vagina. However, possible you could have recto vaginal fistula or some type of bleeding problem. ...Read more

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Bleeding during sex?

Bleeding during sex?

Bleeding from sex: Bleeding from sex can occur from rough sex, trauma to the soft tissues of the vagina, tears in the mucosal lining or irritation and infection of the cervix. ...Read more

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Is spotting normal during pregnancy?

Is spotting normal during pregnancy?

Yes: About 1 out of 3 women will have spotting or bleeding during the first three or four months of pregnancy. Most of the time the spotting does not mean that anything bad is going on. When a pregnancy has been determined to be normal by hearing or seeing the fetal heart beating, the chance of a miscarriage is less than about 5%. ...Read more

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Is vaginal burning during pregnancy normal?

Is vaginal burning during pregnancy normal?

No: Have your ob/gyn take a further look to determine the cause as there a few possible causes to this. ...Read more

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Difference between light vaginal bleeding after sex or implantation bleeding?

Difference between light vaginal bleeding after sex or implantation bleeding?

Hard to guess: A positive pregnancy test then tells a woman that prior spotting was actually implantation spotting. It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after an odd spotty period. ...Read more

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Could implantation bleeding happen 4 weeks after sex during expected period?

Could implantation bleeding happen 4 weeks after sex during expected period?

No: Implantation bleeding is more of an internet phenomenon than an actual real event. Although it can occur in is not very common. Women have no signs of implantation when it happens. ...Read more

Vaginal Bleeding During Pregnancy (Definition)

In the first trimester it can be evidence of increased risk of miscarriage. 50% of women who bleed in the first trimester will miscarry. Later in pregnancy it is usually evidence of cervical dilation or labor. It can also indicate a serious condition, so women with pregnancies beyond 24 weeks should be evaluated urgently if having any heavy ...Read more


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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

Abnormal vaginal bleeding is a symptom in which a girl or woman has bleeding out of her vagina, but the bleeding is too little, too much, for too many days, for too few days, at the wrong age, at the wrong time ...Read more