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Dr. Liesa Harte
244 doctors shared insights

Irregular Bleeding (Overview)

Irregular bleeding is a clinical finding in which a woman's menstrual bleeding is not in a similar pattern each month. She may have spotting between menstrual periods, or have light periods alternating with some heavy periods.


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What causes irregular bleeding while on the pill?

What causes irregular bleeding while on the pill?

Lack of egg release: Sometimes the ovary does not release an egg during the cycle. This disrupts the usual hormonal levels which can make periods eratic. ...Read more

Dr. Liesa Harte
244 doctors shared insights

Irregular Bleeding (Overview)

Irregular bleeding is a clinical finding in which a woman's menstrual bleeding is not in a similar pattern each month. She may have spotting between menstrual periods, or have light periods alternating with some heavy periods.


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What do they mean by "irregular bleeding" as a symptom of uterine cancer?

What do they mean by "irregular bleeding" as a symptom of uterine cancer?

Non-menstural: Any bleeding that is different from your normal menstural bleeding. It may be spotting between periods, bloody discharge, altered blood between periods. ...Read more

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Living with Irregular Periods (Tip)

Living with Irregular Periods

Start a menstrual calendar to help your doctor better understand your cycling pattern. ...See more

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Living with Irregular Periods (Checklist)

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Living with Irregular Periods (Tip)

Living with Irregular Periods

Oligomenorrhea is not normal and can be related to lifestyle issues to be addressed w/ your md. ...See more

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Can u have irregular bleeding after a d&c?

Can u have irregular bleeding after a d&c?

D&C Healing: Yes, bleeding can be irregular after the D&C surgery. Most of the time it is simply healing. Sometimes the bleeding could be a complication of the surgery. You need to consult with your surgeon who can put into perspective the reason for the D&C an the amount of bleeding etc. ...Read more

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What are all the symptoms of a anovulation ? Is the irregular bleeding heavy or light ? What treatment options are available how can you tell you it

What are all the symptoms of a anovulation ? Is the irregular bleeding heavy or light ? What treatment options are available 
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Definitions....: Anovulation means you didn't ovulate that cycle. Ovulation occurs mid-cycle and not ovulating does not necessarily alter the flow of the following menses. Treatment is only necessary if anovulation is chronic and you're trying to conceive! good luck! ...Read more

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Living with Irregular Periods (Tip)

Living with Irregular Periods

Keep a chart of your menstrual cycles. Ideal body weight with low carbs & exercise helps. See a Dr. ...See 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