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Should i go to emergancy room for this? I have been menstrual bleeding for months now and the last two days it has been really bad, I have been bleeding threw overnight pads and tampons that hold the most, every 1 to 2 hours and sometimes going threw my c

Should i go to emergancy room for this? I have been menstrual bleeding for months now and the last two days it has been really bad, I have been bleeding threw overnight pads and tampons that hold the most, every 1 to 2 hours and sometimes going threw my c

Make : Make an appointment to see your doctor urgently. If you can not get in, go to an urgent care or an emergency room. If the bleeding is accompanied by dizziness, weakness and fatigue you may be losing too much blood and be suffering from anemia. It is crucial you get assessed. Your doctors treatment plan may include hormone therapy (such as the birth control pill) to help regulate your cycle. Also, in extreme cases, some doctors have reocmmended a Mirena (levonorgestrel) intrauterine device, as the hormone in this device is known to remedy heavy bleeding. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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What is Endometrial lining?why Dr wanna see that for ruling menstrual bleeding for every 20 days

Reason for bleeding: The endometrial lining is what lines the uterus on the inside. This is the tissue that bleeds every month when a woman has a period. An abnormality in this lining is one reason for heavy or irregular periods. Finding a problem here may give the doctor good ideas of how to treat the irregular bleeding. ...Read more

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Hi I had my menstrual two weeks ago and now I'm bleeding again and I have bad cramps? What does this mean

Hi I had my menstrual two weeks ago and now I'm bleeding again and I have bad cramps? What does this mean

Intermenstrual bleed: It is not uncommon for women with normal menstrual cycles to have an episode of either bleeding between cycles, missed period, or heavier period than normal. These episodes are due to sudden hormonal changes, possibly due to recent illness, stress, weight changes, certain meds, living with other menstruating women, or pregnancy. If ur at risk for pregnancy get tested. If recurs, get evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to have menstrual bleeding where you fill a tampon/pad combo every 2-3 hours for over 5 days?

Is it dangerous to have menstrual bleeding where you fill a tampon/pad combo every 2-3 hours for over 5 days?

Menopause: Menopause is real and although you do not have that as part of your medical history, irregular bleeding can be a symptom of menopause. But, heavy bleeding can also be a sign of cancer. Please sign off of the internet and get to the gynecologist's office this week. ...Read more

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Got allergy shot end of April. I've had menstrual bleeding every other week since then. Is this normal? I never have regular cycles.

Got allergy shot end of April. I've had menstrual bleeding every other week since then. Is this normal? I never have regular cycles.

Not normal: It sounds like the shots may have just aggravated an existing problem - your irregular cycles. you need to talk with your GYN about cycle regulation. ...Read more

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I am on xarelto, 15 mg, 2 times per day. How much menstrual bleeding would be concerning amount? Changing super absorbency tampon every 1 1/2 - 2 hrs

I am on xarelto, 15 mg, 2 times per day. How much menstrual bleeding would be concerning amount?  Changing super absorbency tampon every 1 1/2 - 2 hrs

Discuss with MD: It is very important that this be discussed with your doctor. It is not possible for us to give you advise here as we don't even know the indication of your medication and your dose. Simply stopping it may be detrimental for you but then again you are bleeding a lot, and you know there is no antidote to the medicine. This case needs your and your doctor's attention and discussion. ...Read more

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I had a menstrual bleeding for two days in the middle of my menstrual cycle.. Is it normal?

I had a menstrual bleeding for two days in the middle of my menstrual cycle.. Is it normal?

No: While it's not normal, it is common for many women. It's due to hormonal changes in estrogen and progesterone. If it bothers you, consider birth control pills as they help to prevent breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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What happens if i take two birthcontrol pills? And now im bleeding its not time for my menstrual

What happens if i take two birthcontrol pills? And now im bleeding its not time for my menstrual

Might be normal: It might be safe to assume that you took two pills because you missed one the day before? If this is the case, then some breakthrough bleeding is normal. Check a pregnancy test and continue taking them as originally directed. ...Read more

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Is bleeding two weeks after a coloscopy and one week prior to menstrual cycle normal?

Is bleeding two weeks after a coloscopy and one week prior to menstrual cycle normal?

Probably: Spotting for a week or so after a cervical biopsy is normal. The proximity to your period is probably not related to the spotting. ...Read more

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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