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What can cause bleeding between periods if you're on birth control? I had some ovary pain the night before, and I haven't missed any pills.

What can cause bleeding between periods if you're on birth control? I had some ovary pain the night before, and I haven't missed any pills.

Several causes: Causes of irregular menstrual bleeding while on the pill include infection ( UTI OR STD) , pregnancy, antibiotic use affecting the efficacy of the pill, as well as uterine fibroids or cervical lesions. Noncompliance ( which is not your case) also is a culprit. If you have irregular bleeding and have been compliant with your pill you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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What could cause brown bleeding between periods? This has never happened to me before

Breakthrough bleed: This is breakthrough bleeding, where the lining of the uterus becomes unstable and sloughs a little. It is fairly common on low dose birth control pills. If you are on the pill and this happens frequently, you may need a different pill or the vaginal ring. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have bleeding between periods on the pill?

Is it bad to have bleeding between periods on the pill?

No: No, just annoying. If it lasts longer than 2 months, considering switching to another pill. If you have missed more than 1 pill per month, do a pregnancy test and consider switching to another form of birth control such as an iud or Implanon or nuvaring. ...Read more

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Vaginal bleeding between periods - is that a sign of cancer?

Vaginal bleeding between periods - is that a sign of cancer?

Could be: Cancer is only one of the many causes of bleeding between periods, others being, hormonal imbalance, cervicitis, endometrial polyps. However, any irregular bleeding should be investigated to exclude cervical or endometrial cancer. ...Read more

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What can be wrong if I am bleeding between periods and pain after urinating?

What can be wrong if I am bleeding between periods and pain after urinating?

Source of blood?: If blood is definitely coming from the uterus and occurs midcycle often, it is best to see a gyn provider first. If it is a bloody discharge that could be blood-tinged urine along with pain after emptying the bladder, then seeing a primary care or gyn provider would be a good starting point. ...Read more

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I bruise extremely easily&recently started to have rectal bleeding & i noticed i've been bleeding between periods. Do I have a bleeding disorder?

I bruise extremely easily&recently started to have  rectal  bleeding & i noticed i've been bleeding between  periods. Do I have a bleeding disorder?

Possible: You need to see a hematologist and have some evaluation done to see whether you have bleeding disorder or not. If you don't know whom to see, start with your pmd who then can order basic blood work and refer you to see a hematologist. ...Read more

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I have only had my period for about a year. I haven't had my period in 3 months and am bleeding between periods. also itchy vulva. What is wrong?

I have only had my period for about a year. I haven't had my period in 3 months and am bleeding between periods. also itchy vulva. What is wrong?

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. 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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