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Vaginal bleeding since starting Baclofen. Only occurs overnight (I take one pill at night), does not persist in day. Fibroids? BC pill interaction?

Vaginal bleeding since starting Baclofen. Only occurs overnight (I take one pill at night), does not persist in day. Fibroids? BC pill interaction?

Medication question: Baclofen is not known to interact with oral combination contraceptive pills (the pills that contain ethinyl estradiol and a type of progestin). I would suggest an appointment with your Gynecologist just to be sure. ...Read more

Fibroids (Definition)

Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more


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Had abnormal vaginal bleeding and was told it was fibroids, period has not yet come, what should I do? Took pregancy tests, negtv female 24 black

Had abnormal vaginal bleeding and was told it was fibroids, period has not yet come, what should I do? Took pregancy tests, negtv female
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Common : It is common to have irregular heavy periods. It is more common when you have fibroids. Missing your cycle is also common. Irregular periods are most common when the fibroids invade the uterine cavity called the endometrium. The symptoms of abnormal bleeding are often caused by other problems as well including polyps, hormonal changes, infections (chlamydia) and cancer of the cervix or uterus. ...Read more

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Had constant heavy vaginal bleeding and clotting with right sided pelvic pain for over a year. Waiting for hysterscope and ablation . No fibroids?

Had constant heavy vaginal bleeding and clotting with right sided pelvic pain for over a year. Waiting for hysterscope and ablation . No fibroids?

Good choice: An ablation is a great option for people with heavy periods who are finished having children. I assume you have had a pelvic sonogram already. Fibroids are easy to see on a sonogram. Even if you did have fibroids an ablation is still a reasonable option. ...Read more

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Can fibroids cause you to have vaginal bleeding during the entire 9 months of pregnancy & not cause a miscarriage?

Can fibroids cause you to have vaginal  bleeding during the entire 9 months of pregnancy & not cause a miscarriage?

Not usually: Fibroids are more likely to cause pain than bleeding in pregnancy. Other causes of bleeding such as a placenta too close to your cervix, bleeding from your placenta, a shortening cervix or cervical infection would be more common and need to be eliminated as the cause of bleeding. ...Read more

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Vaginal bleeding for 21 days. On bc introvale. Light brown to a bright red. Mainly brown. How long should this last and why is it this long?

Vaginal bleeding for 21 days. On bc introvale. Light brown to a bright red. Mainly brown. How long should this last and why is it this long?

Breakthrough bleedin: If you're sexually active, check a pregnancy test. Otherwise this sounds like breakthrough bleeding on your pill. I would call the physician who put you on it and see if he/she wants to change you to a different dosed pill. ...Read more

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Prolonged vaginal bleeding onset by sex. Had pap done it was clean. No change in partner. Last time it has lasted 3 weeks so far. What could it be?

Prolonged vaginal bleeding onset by sex. Had pap done it was clean. No  change in partner. Last time it has lasted 3 weeks so far. What could it be?

? Oral contraceptive: One of the side effects of oral contraceptives is irregular bleeding but if you don't use them, then you want to see your doctor to find out the possible cause of prolonged bleeding. ...Read more

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How long should vaginal bleeding after delivery last?

How long should vaginal bleeding after delivery last?

Several weeks: The normal lochia lasts for several weeks. If the woman is breast feeding the bleeding may linger much longer. ...Read more

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If you think you have a vaginal bleeding then a normal period how long should it last?

If you think you have a vaginal bleeding then a normal period how long should it last?

You tell us: Only you know what your periods are like and how long they last. No one on the internet will know this information about your personal menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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Had heavy vaginal bleeding for 5 wks. Was just preg. Miscarriage can't last this long?

Had heavy vaginal bleeding for 5 wks. Was just preg. Miscarriage can't last this long?

Yes it can: You should see your doctor and have an ultrasound exam of the uterus to determine why you are bleeding so. ...Read more

Dr. John Lipman
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Uterine Fibroids (Definition)

Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. They occur in 1 of every 3 women regardless of race and up to 80 % of african-american women of child bearing age. They are often asymptomatic but they can cause significant symptoms (exe. Heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, increased urinary frequency). They ...Read more


Dr. Steven Griggs
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Fibroid (Definition)

A leiomyomata(fibroid) is a smooth muscle growth in the uterus that is rubbery, binds the female hormone estrogen and can grow to "epic" proportions causing distortion of the uterus. They cause bleeding, and burning pain( aka "fireball tumor") as ...Read more