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Is It Bad Or Worrisome To Have Bleeding Between Periods
How urgent is this situation? Bleeding between periods, pain and bloating! my period has been irregular since 2006 after the birth of my first child. I have noticed that I have bleeding between periods which i at fist assumed was due to irregular period.
I : I am concerned about your symptoms and i feel that you need immediate medical evaluation. I can understand your concern about finances, but your health is the most important thing especially as a young mother. Your irregular bleeding is not normal, and the bloating is concerning. Please call the local clinics in your area and they can advise you on whether they can see you but they can also give you advice on where you can be seen. You should definitely get a full examination including a pelvic exam and a pap smear, and you may need imaging studies. Please get seen immediately and do know there are people who will help you. ...Read more
Recently told I have a fibroid in my uterus. Have bleeding between periods and cramping, how can I stop this?
Depends on fertility: If you're done having children, options include hysterectomy, embolization, or even myomectomy. Otherwise, options include hormonal management, laparoscopic myomectomy, gnrh agonists (lupron), hysteroscopic myomectomy (if mucosal - in the uterine cavity), or expectant management. Talk to your gyn & see what's best for you. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes see GYN: May be caused by sex intercourse, during or after, rule out pregnancy. Can be related to ovulation in mid-cycle, ( with mild pain, so called "mittleschmerz"). Response to bcp or iud. Inflammation of cervix which can be due std, infection such as chlamydia. Condylomata of cervix or erosion.Uterine polyps or fibroids. Needs full history & examination by gyn dr. ...Read more
Yes: Hormones regulate your menstrual cycle and nearly all women will have some irregularities to their menstrual cycle at some point in their lives. However, breakthrough bleeding can be a sign of hormonal imbalance, a polyp or fibroid, or even pre-cancerous cells in the uterus. I would recommend evaluation by a physician for break through bleeding. ...Read more
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