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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Mild Vaginal Bleeding (Overview)

Mild vaginal bleeding (light bleeding) is a symptom in which a woman's vaginal bleeding is less than the amount of bleeding she has during the heavier-flow days of her normal periods.


Dr. Marvin Ott
12 doctors shared insights

Mild Vaginal Bleeding (Overview)

Mild vaginal bleeding (light bleeding) is a symptom in which a woman's vaginal bleeding is less than the amount of bleeding she has during the heavier-flow days of her normal periods.


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Whats abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Whats abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Heavy, unpredictable: Generally speaking, anything that's out of the "ordinary.". Heavier menses that is consistent (e.g. More than about 3 months straight), bleeding in between cycles in the absence of hormonal manipulation and bleeding after sex are some examples. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Tip)

Maintaining Vaginal Health

Avoid douching, which can alter your vaginal ph and lead to foul smelling bacterial colonizations. ...See more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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I have had mild vaginal bleeding/spotting for the last for weeks. Its all brown stuff not red. I have an implant and have been having normal periods?

I have had mild vaginal bleeding/spotting for the last  for weeks. Its all brown stuff not red. I have an implant and have been having normal periods?

Vaginal bleeding: Vaginal bleeding or spotting can always indicate the possibility of pregnancy, even an ectopic pregnancy and despite your implant, you could be pregnant. So do a home pregnancy test. There are many factors such as fibroids or polyps which could cause spotting, but lack of ovulation or thin uterine lining could be related to the implant. Check with your md. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Tip)

Maintaining Vaginal Health

Douching increases the risk of vaginal infections. Just bathing is adequate for hygiene. ...See more

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Managing Mild Kidney Failure (Checklist)

Make certain your blood pressure is at the low prescribed target
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Make certain your cholesterol has been monitored and treated
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Make certain your blood sugars are well managed
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Minimize weight gain and lose weight if you are overweight.
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Dr. Alan Patterson
2,219 doctors shared insights

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


Dr. Walter Kobasa
485 doctors shared insights

Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

Vaginal bleeding is any discharge of ...Read more