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Do I have a higher risk for miscarriage with lupus (sle) and being rh- . Last misscarige i got the Rh shot same day i had bleeding and it didn't work?

Do I have a higher risk for miscarriage with lupus (sle) and being rh- . Last misscarige i got the Rh shot same day i had bleeding and it didn't work?

Yes: You do with lupus but not with being rh negative. The only time you do with bein rh negative is if you have beed sensitized due to isomimunization. ...Read more

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I have had myasthenia gravis for 18yrs and systemic lupus for 2 yrs. For 6 months I have had most all of the symptoms of pelvic girdle pain, but with bleeding. I am 55 yrs w/ hot flashes. Help?

I have had myasthenia gravis for 18yrs and systemic lupus for 2 yrs. For 6 months I have had most all of the symptoms of pelvic girdle pain, but with  bleeding.  I am 55 yrs  w/ hot flashes.  Help?

See md asap: Assuming you mean vaginal bleeding, see gyn, to make sure you don't have a potentially serious uterine or ovarian problem (including cancer). If you mean rectal bleeding, see GI doc to check for colorectal issues, including inflammation, polyps, cancer. If you mean urinary bleeding, start with gyn, but may need urology evaluation. ...Read more

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I suffer from lupus, I frequently get bleeding stomach ulcers prednisone isn't affective what else might help.

I suffer from lupus, I frequently get bleeding stomach ulcers prednisone isn't affective what else might help.

See rheumatologist: The bleeding ulcer is not the usual presentation for lupus. In fact, prednisone may worsen it. You need to talk to your rheumatologist to make sure that the medications you are taking are not causing the ulcer and then a GI consult may be in order since this may have nothing to do with your lupus. ...Read more

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Vag bleeding and severe cramps x 3 days on Lo 1.0 BC. Taking >18 mos. Pelvic US shows ovulation and menstruation. Need Lo BC for Lupus.What now?

Vag bleeding and severe cramps x 3 days on Lo 1.0 BC. Taking >18 mos. Pelvic US shows ovulation and menstruation. Need Lo BC for Lupus.What now?

Unclear: If you are bleeding at the wrong time this is called breakthrough bleeding and is common on low dose pills. If your bleeding at the right time but it is a painful consider other birth control options. Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD is a safer choice for someone with lupus as it does not contain any Estrogen. The side effect is light or no periods ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed when having a bowel movement? With lupus? Could it be the medicine in taking or hemorroids

Is it normal to bleed when having a bowel movement?  With lupus? Could it be the medicine in taking or hemorroids

No: Blood in the stool is not a normal occurrence but not related to lupus. If it is fresh blood with wiping after a bowel movement, then hemorrhoids can be suspected as the cause. However, if stools are dark and tar colored, then a bleed from "further upstream" in the GI tract is likely. Constipation my also cause some minor bleeding from straining. See doctor to define cause. ...Read more

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Was told at 23 I had lupus and had uterus removed. currently was told I have a glioblastoma, early stages of kidney failure.survival rate for 28 yr?

Was told at 23 I had lupus and had uterus removed. currently was told I have a glioblastoma, early stages of kidney failure.survival rate for 28 yr?

Hard to answer...: Your Q is no easy one to answer because the course of disease widely varies to reflect how you may be treated by medical professionals and more importantly by yourself, i.e., healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession. So, do something within your control - not to worry about those beyond you can to attest: Life is a constantly changing adjusting dynamic process of struggle to cope... ...Read more

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I have bicournuate uterus dr last 8 week pregnant miscarriage with heavy blood clots after we go to cheke hospital dr I have lupus anticlment please ans?

I have bicournuate uterus dr last  8 week pregnant miscarriage with heavy blood clots after we go to cheke hospital dr I have lupus anticlment please ans?

Cause of miscarriage: Most miscarriages are caused by genetic abnormalities in the fetus and are unavoidable. In your case, it is possible that the bicornuate uterus may have caused it, though many women with this abnormality can carry a pregnancy to term. Lupus anticoagulant can cause miscarriages but it fairly unusual this early on. Unless there are other medical indications, there is no reason to test with one loss. ...Read more

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Whats is dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Whats is dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

See Below:: A normal period happens about the same time every month and is the nearly the same every month in terms of duration, timing and flow. Dysunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) is menstrual bleeding that is irregular in terms of duration, timing and/or flow but there is NO non-hormonal cause such as infection, cancer, pregnancy, miscarriage, etc. Its frequently cause by anovulation. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Concern about dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Concern about dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Of course: Dysfunctional uterine bleeding can lead to anemia, and can be a sign of several types of problems, some minor, some important. Consult your gynecologist! ...Read more

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What to take for dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

What to take for dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Abnormal periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Can herpes complicate dysfuntional uterine bleeding?

Can herpes complicate dysfuntional uterine bleeding?

Possibly : Dysfunctional bleeding is usually the result of a hormone imbalance. The pill is usually helpful. Herpes can recur if one is under stress. Stress can cause a hormone imbalance. So stress can play a role in both bleeding and herpes. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of dysfunctional uterine bleeding bad?

Are the symptoms of dysfunctional uterine bleeding bad?

DUB: This means there are no organic cause for the bleeding, so relates to hormonal imbalance. It is bad if it bothers you. You will be to judge this, if it conceirns you , an appt with an ob.Gyn can offer lot of insight into this problem, and also a solution:). ...Read more

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How much time does dysfunctional uterine bleeding last?

There are no: specific time parameters. If you are experiencing dysfunctional uterine bleeding - would recommend medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Dysfunctional uterine bleeding -- what can I do to stop.?

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding -- what can I do to stop.?

See your gyn: See the answer i just posted to the person asking about whether sex was possible with dub. ...Read more

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What can I do about pain with dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

What can I do about pain with dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Two options!: Non-steroidals can help, ie. Two aleve (naproxen) twice daily. Sometimes low dose ssris are used. Talk to your doc about these options! ...Read more

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Why am i in so much pain with this dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Why am i in so much pain with this dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

It may be the cause: There are three primary causes of dysfunctional uterine bleeding: 1) pregnancy- get a pregnancy test now; 2) endocrine- things such as polycystic ovary disease; 3) structural or tissue, such as fibroids of the uterus, or tumors of the ovary, associated endometriosis. Given the fact that you have pain, the first suspicion would be a pregnancy or a tissue source. Get examined by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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