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My Period Ended But I'm Still Bleeding
Hi I just had my normal period not too long ago and it lasted 5 days but now it has been 3 days since my period ended and I'm still bleeding light Red?
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
Bleeding: When you cut your finger in the kitchen, the bleeding is initially bright red, then darker red, then a brown scab. This is because of the oxidation of the iron in hemoglobin. The brown discharge, or old blood, that you are seeing is occurring because of the transit time from your cervix to the outside world. During the transit the iron is oxidized and therefore becomes brown in color. ...Read more
Hi. I had my first day period last 3 weeks. And I usually have my period for a week. After my period ended, a couple days later, I'm still bleeding?
I had a 3 day period that finished the 15th of sept. And started again on the 26th of sept. And I'm still bleeding everytime I stand for to long help?
My period ended a few days ago but I'm still bleeding medium to heavy any thing to be concerned about?
How long?: Was your period due to end but but you are continuing to bleed? If so, a period lasting longer than a week warrants discussing with your doctor. ...Read more
My period ended a week ago and yesterday I started to bleed (i'm still bleeding). It sort of hurts. What does this mean?
Period re-starts: Hello ~ the periods you have in the early teens are ones called anovulatory because you do NOT ovulate. You need to ovulate for your periods to be settled. So yours might be a little topsy turvey for the next few years. The pain is from passing clots. If it doesn't settle go and see a OB GYN doc and be sure to take extra IRON tabs to avoid anemia thanks ...Read more
Had my period the 15th it ended 22nd. Had sex with my husband on 26th and started my period again. I'm still bleeding and its heavy. Is this normal?
I had sex for the first time three days ago and I'm still bleeding. There was a lot of pain at the time and my period ended that day. Normal?
I've been on my period for 10 days now. It won't stop. I've stopped taking my birth control to see if that is the problem. I'm still bleeding heavily?
Need exam: It may well be related to your oral contraceptive pills. Stopping them is a reasonable first step. But the only way to sort this out is to have an exam. You should schedule an appointment with your gynecologist or primary care provider at your earliest convenience. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Period ended on the 20th, and I'm still "bleeding". I did not have sex, and I'm not on birth control... It's not uterine cancer is it? Maybe stress?
Period ended 6 days ago and I had bright red bleeding that required a pad yesterday and today it's brownish and still requiring a pad.
Lots of causes: Would need to know your age and other history. Unexplained vaginal bleeding needs to be investigated. See your doctor and he can check it out. There are many causes. ...Read more
My partner started COCP on day 1 of her period, but the bleeding stopped a few hours later. Would she still have been protected within the first 5 day?
Don't worry: Starting COCPs on the first day of the menstrual cycle confers the maximum contraceptive benefit, and you don't need to worry about using a backup method of contraception. Many women get some irregular vaginal spotting/bleeding when they start using contraceptive pills. It often takes 3 cycles of pills to become regular. For more info: www. Askyourgynecologist. Org. ...Read more
Varies: If you are having spotting or bleeding for more than ten days you should see your doctor to find out why. ...Read more
Had period a few days shorter than usual even although bleedings stopped still feels as if im on my period please help?
Common: 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
No period for 2 months Then I started in May and I am still bleeding lightly it stopped then started again what's wrong?
I was 4 days late on my period this month but I can't understand why im still bleeding 2 later my period should have ended a week ago?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods can occur and can be normal. Best to monitor your cycle over the next 2-3 months. If it continues to be irregular, seek medical attention. If concerned for pregnancy, take an over the counter test. Also, consider alternate birth control method such as spermicides, birth control pills, etc. ...Read more
My period isn't due until Saturday. Today I had bleeding then it stopped but it's now it's brownish/beige. Could it still be my period?
Could be: If this is around the time of your period then it makes sense that the brown discharge and blood is your period. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Track your cycles over the next few months to see if they normalize. Consider birth control for cycle regulation. ...Read more
I had failed IVF, tested negative, transfer was 1.5 month ago. I stopped drugs then too. Still had no withdraw bleeding or period. Why? Worried
Disappointing!: Hard to give a clear answer without any information about you (age, menstrual history, any dates or info about IVF cycle) but there can be many reasons for NOT starting after unsuccessful IVF that are not to worry about. Often in a fresh cycle there may be residual ovarian cysts that can delay cycle start. You should contact your IVF doctor for more information, good wishes. ...Read more
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