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Doctor insights on: I Have Heavy Bleeding For The Past 20 Days How To Stop It

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
748 doctors shared insights

Heavy Bleeding (Definition)

Usually described by physicians as having to change a pad more than every 1-2 hours, passing large clots, change from your previous pattern, needing overnight protection, ...Read more


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Supposed to get my second shot of Depo-Provera tomorrow, but I have been having heavy bleeding for the past 21 days. Should i get the second shot, or stop ?

Supposed to get my second shot of Depo-Provera tomorrow, but I have been having heavy bleeding for the past 21 days. Should i get the second shot, or stop ?

You can get another: Yes, you can get another shot in order to continue protection from unwanted pregnancy. However, you should talk to your doctor about ways to slow down or stop the bleeding. Some women experience irregular bleeding for a while after getting started on depo injections but most of them they will go away eventually. ...Read more

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Didn't have a cycle in 4 months now it finally came. . Now I can't stop bleeding heavy.. been 3 weeks with heavy bleeding?

Didn't have a cycle in 4 months now it finally came. . Now I can't stop bleeding heavy.. been 3 weeks with heavy bleeding?

Common but monitor: Usually if you skip periods you can have a heavy bleeding period as the lining of the uterus is shed. However because of the heavy bleeding and skipping periods your hormones are altered as well as the natural means of stopping the bleeding. See your doctor for either reassurance and making sure you are not anemic or getting birth control periods to stop the bleeding or even some cases a D and C ...Read more

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What bc pill can stop my heavy bleeding?

Depends on the cause: If things like: precancerous cells, cancer, endometrial polyps, and submucosal fibroids have all ben ruled out, then most bc pills would be effective to decrease the bleeding for women with heavy menses. ...Read more

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I have used mesopristol for abortion of 2 week , now heavy bleeding since last five days please suggest me medicines to stop heavy bleeding?

I have used mesopristol  for abortion of 2 week , now heavy bleeding since last five days please suggest me medicines to stop heavy bleeding?

See an OB/GYN: This should not be dealt with long distance on the internet. Need individualistic approach after full examination. Good luck. ...Read more

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Just had sex for the first time, 3 days ago. I have not stop bleeding ever since. Should i be concerned? Heavy bleeding

Just had sex for the first time, 3 days ago. I have not stop bleeding ever since. Should i be concerned? Heavy bleeding

Coitarche : Coitarche is the term used for the first episode of coitus or sexual intercourse. Bleeding during and after coitarche is often associated with hymenal laceration. If the bleeding continues to increase you should be concerned and seek examination. It should have subsided by now. There are other causes of vaginal bleeding that may have coincided with coitarche so any persistent, abnormal bleeding should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Okay so for the past 4 months I've had a constant non stop period , im always doing heavy bleeding. Should i be woried?

Maybe: At age 16, there can be blood disorders like von willebrand's which can be associated with heavy constant bleeding. You may want to be tested for this. There could also be a lesion in your uterus that's responsible. Lastly, it could be a hormonal imbalance. If you've been bleeding that much you could also be anemic. I would see a doctor to discuss these things, and check thyroid too. Best! ...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