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I missed some of my active bc pills &my period came early. I am still bleeding days after my period. I started a new pack of pills. What is this?

 I missed some of my active bc pills &my period came early. I am still bleeding days after my period. I started a new pack of pills. What is this?

Missed BC/bleeding: Missing those pills caused the hormonal balance to be disrupted, and that's why your cycle started early. No worries. It will correct itself after another cycle or two if you don't forget your pills! Always worth checking preg test just to make sure (no contraception is 100% perfect). Or think about other method that is more reliable (depo shot, IUD, etc) if you tend to forget your pills often. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Why am i still bleeding after my period has ended?

Why am i still bleeding after my period has ended?

Varies: If you are having spotting or bleeding for more than ten days you should see your doctor to find out why. ...Read more

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Hello.. I'm still bleeding after my period..it looks like pinkish blood.. With cramps.. I had unprotected sex after my period. Can I be pregnant?

Hello..  I'm still bleeding after my period..it looks like pinkish blood.. With cramps..  I had unprotected sex after my period.  Can I be pregnant?

That depends on when: You had sex.If it's say 12 to14 days after,you could be.Immediately ,after no,Impossible.The cramps and spotting could be infection? ...Read more

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I keep on bleeding after my period its not much but still find it weird it give off a bad odor ?

Vaginal odor: There are several causes of bad smelling vaginal discharge and testing is needed to determine the cause and treatment. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It causes a watery discharge with a fishy odor. It is not sexually transmitted and your partner does not require treatment. It is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of me still bleeding after period ?

What can be the cause of me still bleeding after period ?

Cycle/hormones: you are young and cycle may be changing in response to hormonal fluctuations. If you have been sexually active without protection, get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your still bleeding after your period?

What does it mean if your still bleeding after your period?

Not normal: The period should last for 3 to 5 days and may last for up to 10 days. If your periods last more than 10 days you should see your doctor for evaluation. The bleeding can be caused by infection, polyps, fibroids, adenomyosis, cancer, etc. ...Read more

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On a second period in one month, after 8 day still bleeding dark. What's the problem?

On a second period in one month, after 8 day still bleeding dark. What's the problem?

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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Started bleeding 8 days before period due, I'm still bleeding and I've been bleeding for 8 days, what's wrong with me?!

Started bleeding 8 days before period due, I'm still bleeding and I've been bleeding for 8 days, what's wrong with me?!

Many possibilities: There are several things that can cause this including stress, medicines, infection,thyroid disease,PCOS, etc. You need to see a doctor. If you are bleeding heavily and beginning to feel weak, short of breath, or lightheaded, see some one TODAY. ...Read more

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Bleeding (Definition)

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more