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Spotting on and off three days before period then late period heavy bleeding for three days then started spotting again for 2 weeks what does it mean?

Spotting on and off three days before period then late period heavy bleeding for three days then started spotting again for 2 weeks what does it mean?

Irregular periods: and spotting could mean you may have some hormonal imbalance that could be affected by many different factors, including age, nutrition, illness, exercise (or lack of it), body girth, psychological well-being, stress, season, or simple fluctuations of other related hormones (thyroid for example). It should not be miscarriage if you do not have other symptoms of pregnancy even early on. ...Read more

Dr. Mary David
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Delayed Menstrual Period (Definition)

When you get pregnant, rising hormone levels prevent you from shedding the uterine lining at the time you'd expect to have your period. You can also miss your period if you're not pregnant. Other possible causes of amenorrhea include: weight gain or loss, hormonal problems, tension, stress, breastfeeding, and discontinuing birth control pills ...Read more


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Can you have a regular cycle and still not ovulate ? Are there medication that make you ovulate ? Im having heavy bleeding, late periods and acne

Can you have a regular cycle and still not ovulate ? Are there medication that make you ovulate ? Im having heavy bleeding, late periods and acne

Hormone Imbalance: What you are experiencing is a hormone imbalance . You need to see your provider and get worked up to see if you have a condition called pcos which would cause all the symptoms that you are describing! ...Read more

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A week and a half late period after 42 days, I thought I might of been pregnant, but know bleeding very heavyly with no pain. ?

A week and a half late period after 42 days, I thought I might of been pregnant, but know bleeding very heavyly with no pain. ?

Possible miscarriage: You may be having an early pregnancy loss. Miscarriage can occur very early in pregnancy and its not always painful. If you continue to bleed heavily you will need to seek treatment to stop the bleeding. If you pass tissue, then you can be certain you had products of conception. If you have a home pregnancy test, you could verify. Also, long cycles can result in heavy bleeding, usually w/o an egg. ...Read more

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Late period, spotted, got light period den heavy & light. Stayed light & still bleeding for a wk w/ cramps now when period only last 4 days. Plz help?

Late period, spotted, got light period den heavy & light. Stayed light & still bleeding for a wk w/ cramps now when period only last 4 days. Plz help?

Sx's: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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7 positive home pregnancy tests. Hgc level of 4 from blood test. 4 days late for period but now heavily bleeding?

7 positive home pregnancy tests. Hgc level of 4 from blood test. 4 days late for period but now heavily bleeding?

Hcg: An HCG level of 4 is just barely positive. This could be what we call a menstrual miscarriage. However, you should contact your OB provider and get it repeated to see if rising. ...Read more

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Is it implantation bleeding? 3 days late period w/ lightpink to red color 1-2 pads from 4/8-4/12 or is it my period been always heavy but it's differe

Is it implantation bleeding? 3 days late period w/ lightpink to red color 1-2 pads from 4/8-4/12 or is it my period been always heavy but it's differe

I'd ignore it: Internet gossip vastly over-emphasizes the idea of 'implantation bleeding.' implantation always happens 6-7 days after fertilization, so that's the only time you could see it. ...Read more

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Period was late ..heavy bleeding .. After period was done my stomach is hard is it normal ?

Period was late ..heavy bleeding .. After period was done my stomach is hard  is it normal ?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are very common. If you normally have regular periods and then suddenly have one that is early or late this usually gets better on its own with cycles returning to normal over the next few months. If you are not wanting to be pregnant you should discuss birth control which will also help with cycle control. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home test ...Read more

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Late period in Nov. missed Dec now second week of jan. Got brown and light pink spotting then stop hour later started heavy bleeding is this my period?

Late period in Nov. missed Dec now second week of jan. Got brown and light pink spotting then stop hour later started heavy bleeding is this my period?

Maybe: Your menstrual cycle is for sure, irregular. You need a pregnancy test. If the test is negative, it may mean that this is a 'real' period meaning you ovulated, did not get pregnant and your are now having a withdrawal bleed OR this may be that you are having yet another unscheduled, irregular bleed due to anovulation. You need to see an ob-gyn. If the test is positive, see the doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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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


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