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Whats abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Whats abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Heavy, unpredictable: Generally speaking, anything that's out of the "ordinary.". Heavier menses that is consistent (e.g. More than about 3 months straight), bleeding in between cycles in the absence of hormonal manipulation and bleeding after sex are some examples. ...Read more

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Dr. William Walsh
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Shock (Definition)

Shock is a condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen & nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...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

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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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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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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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How long does the heavy vaginal bleeding last after you start taking birth control pills?

How long does the heavy vaginal bleeding last after you start taking birth control pills?

Not usual: Heavy bleeding is not typical upon starting the pill. While it is common to have some irregular or break through bleeding or is not typically heavy. Check again with your doctor to assess the uterus for any abnormalities with an ultrasound and your blood tests for clotting problems. ...Read more

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I had heavy vaginal bleeding during sex last night. What should I do?

I had heavy vaginal bleeding during sex last night. What should I do?

Vaginal Bleeding: If the uterine lining was ready to come off, sex can stimulate it to come off early. It can also occur if something was torn, as long as it behaves like a normal period for you, i wouldn't worry. If its excessive, or unusually painful, go see your obgyn. ...Read more

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I have vaginal bleeding in between periods that only lasts a few hours?

I have vaginal bleeding in between periods that only lasts a few hours?

Vaginal bleeding: Vaginal bleeding like this can be a variety of things including fibriods, endometriosis, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, or even pelvic inflammatory disease. Usually your doc will take a complete history, do a pelvic exam, and will consider an ultrasound. Treatment, like most things, depends on the cause of the bleeding. A pregnancy test is the first step. Best of luck. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Hypovolemic Shock (Definition)

Hypovolemic shock is a condition where the body has lost too much fluid or blood in a short time frame. As a result, the heart is unable to pump enough blood to maintain the function of the organs. Symptoms include a rapid heartbeat, cold, clammy ...Read more


Dr. Alan Patterson
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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