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Internal Bleeding Vs Period
Hard to guess: A positive pregnancy test then tells a woman that prior spotting was actually implantation spotting. It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after an odd spotty period. ...Read more
Also known as an internal hemorrhage, internal bleeding refers to bleeding that occurs inside the body that is not seen from the outside. This happens when there is damage to an artery or vein from trauma, an injury to the spleen, a ruptured aneurysm, or erosion into an artery or vein from cancer or gastric ulcer. Internal bleeding is a medical emergency ...Read more
Different causes: Post-coital bleeding means bleeding after having sex. Sometimes it is caused by an irritated cervix (the bottom part of the uterus), but sometimes it can be caused by cervical cancer! implantation bleeding or spotting is said to occur when a fertilized egg implants in the wall of the uterus. Check with your doctor about your own situation. ...Read more
Not likely: But consult your surgeon, just to make sure. ...Read more
Is withdrawal bleeding/breakthrough bleeding the same as period? Is the bleeding lighter or heavier than period?
2 different things: Withdrawal bleeding, when the term is used by doctors, typically refers to bleeding that follows Progesterone administration. Of course, Progesterone is the dominant hormone right before your period and it's when it drops off, that you start your period. Breakthrough bleeding can be due to excess estrogen, not enough estrogen, or excess progesterone. The amt of bleeding for both varies. ...Read more
Can asprin cause vaginal bleeding in between periods? Is vaginal bleeding in between periods an emergency room situation?
Not typically: Unless you have underlying disorder of your blood platelets, vaginal bleeding due to Aspirin is unlikely. Vaginal bleeding between periods is rarely an emergency room situation. Better, make an appointment with your doctor to discuss your bleeding pattern, he/she may decide to order some tests to check your body's ability to make a blood clot. If you are bleeding heavier than a period, go to er. ...Read more
What is the difference between implantation bleeding and break through bleeding after an anovulatory cycle? Next period due next week brown discharge
Breakthrough : Breakthrough bleeding is a mid cycle bleeding in users of ocp as attributed to low estrogen. This occurs due to endometrial shedding. Implantation bleeding is the bleeding when a fertilized ovum implants in the endometrium and hits a vein in the process. Breakthrough bleeding can range from spotting to a heavy bleeding. Implantation bleeding could range from spotting to a uncommonly light period. ...Read more
Need Exam: To occasionally have a bit of spotting with intercourse may not mean anything bad. If it happens every time or if it is heavy then you should see your gynecologist. You could have a cervical infection, polyps, yeast, or dysplasia. An exam is quick and easy to disclose the cause. Spotting or light bleeding midway between periods may be normal due to ovulation. If it is heavy, see your doctor. ...Read more
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Sex the day after period ends (CD 5). 4 weeks later, w/ light bleeding. Breakthrough bleeding, implantation bleeding or period? Normal cycle 35-37days
How to differentiate spotting and bleeding for ovulation bleeding? If there is light flow and bright red blood, spotting or bleeding?
Normal period 4 days of moderate bleeding small clots the last 3 months period is 3 days, light bleeding no clots. what could cause the change?
Day 2 of bleeding. I'm not due on for 5 days, started bleeding 9 days after ovulation. Can this be implantation bleeding or my period?
Heavy and long bleeding for 1 year. No pain or mid-cycle bleeding. Reg cycles. Had us today, 5 days into cycle. Endo lining about 8-9cm. Is that abnormal? Could it be uterine cancer?
Probably not, but...: Bleeding patterns can change over a woman's life time. Significant changes may mean there is a cause that can be treated like poly, fibroids, or changes in the growth of the uterine lining. Us exams and enodmetrial tissue biopsies can help determine what is the cause and how to treat it. You should see your provider to discuss further. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hormonal : Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is defined as abnormal bleeding due to hormone imbalances. Abnormal uterine bleeding is a broader, more general term including hormone imbalances as well as organic causes like fibroids, polyps, adenomyosis, arteriovenous malformations, and mullerian anomalies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hormones irregular: If your bleeding started with a normal time to start your period, you most likely have problems with your hormone cycles. If not on birth control pills, which can cause this type of menstrual irregularity, you may need to see your physician and get an examination and some tests to determine if this is related to hormones like thyroid; or issues with the ovaries or the uterus. ...Read more
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