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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Menstrual Bleeding Between Periods

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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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What causes abnormal spotting/bleeding between periods?

What causes abnormal spotting/bleeding between periods?

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 and 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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What is jelly like discharge and bleeding between periods?

What is jelly like discharge and bleeding between periods?

Probably normal: During ovulation, estrogen's effects on the cervical mucous make it change and can be jelly like and clear. Ovulation can also create spotting between periods on occasion. ...Read more

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Is breakthrough bleeding between periods reason for concern? Or usually not a big deal?

Is breakthrough bleeding between periods reason for concern? Or usually not a big deal?

Not usually: Break through bleeding (btb) while on hormonal contraception is very common and not serious - only a nuisance. Btb on natural cycles is usually due to hormonal changes at ovulation, and again it is not serious. There are also less common causes (polyps, fibroids, cervical ectopy, cervical cancer) and your gynecologist can help you determine if you have any of these. ...Read more

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I'am 44 I have spating that happens between periods symptoms stomak pain .What causes bleeding between periods?

I'am 44 I have spating that happens between periods symptoms stomak pain .What causes bleeding between periods?

Common complaint: Irregular periods for women in their 40s are quite common. We deal with this every day. Hormonal changes are the most likely cause. Infection, cervical polyps and uterine fibroids are a few other causes. Schedule a visit for an evaluation and a treatment plan can be designed. ...Read more

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I didn't have periods for almost 4 month than i had one o 3/14 today there is spotting. Is it normal bleeding between periods thank you?

I didn't have periods for almost 4 month than i had one o 3/14 today there is spotting.  Is it normal bleeding between periods thank you?

See below: In your particular situation, intermenstrual spotting is not surprising. You skip periods because you are not ovulating with regularity. This is essential to keep cycles regulaar. ...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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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