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What are bleeding manifestations of the menstrual cycle?

What are bleeding manifestations of the menstrual cycle?

Haven't got a clue: What you are trying to ask about. Your period is a bleeding manifestation of your menstrual cycle. Suggest clarifying this using less fancy language. Can re-ask question. ...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're the causes of heavy bleeding with menstrual periods?

What're the causes of heavy bleeding with menstrual periods?

Heavy menstruation: There are anatomic causes due to pathologies of the uterus, such as polyps, fiboids, adenomyosis (endometriosis of the uterus, ) or pre-malignancies and malignancies. Non-anatomic causes include blood clotting problems, ovulation imbalances, medications and external hormones, etc.. ...Read more

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What are the differences between irregular bleeding and menstrual bleeding?

What are the differences between irregular bleeding and menstrual bleeding?

Menses: Menstruation occurs about two weeks after ovulation, meaning to be classified menstruation you ovulated. Vaginal bleeding, regular or irregular, occurs without ovulation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of vaginal bleeding after the usual menstrual cycle?

What are the causes of vaginal bleeding after the usual menstrual cycle?

Vaginal bleeding: It can be a variety of things including fibriods, endometriosis, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, or even pelvic inflammatory disease. Usually your doc will take a complete history, do a pelvic exam, and will consider an ultrasound. Treatment, like most things, depends on the cause of the painful, heavy periods. A pregnancy test is the first step. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding occur day 14 of cycle?

Can implantation bleeding occur day 14 of cycle?

No: You can have breakthrough bleeding anytime in the cycle. If you really do have 'implantation bleeding' on cd 14 it would mean you ovulated and got pregnant on cd 7 or 8; and this is really unlikely. ...Read more

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Heavy bleeding with IUD amd mid-cycle bleeding. What other optiions are there?

Heavy bleeding with IUD amd mid-cycle bleeding. What other optiions are there?

See GYN...: Depends upon what is causing the bleeding; "normal" menses cycle; or dysfunctional uterine bleeding? Hard to comment without knowing at least your age(which women do not like to reveal :) and without having examined you. Better for you to have your existing gyn examine you and then take it from there. ...Read more

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What are the causes of bloating during menstrual cycle?

What are the causes of bloating during menstrual cycle?

Hormones: Hormonal chnages that occur when you are having your period will cause the bloating to occur. ...Read more

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Can masterbation cause heavy bleeding of menstrual cycle?

Can masterbation cause heavy bleeding of menstrual cycle?

Shouldn't : Unless you're doing something aggressive or traumatic, there should be no overt correlation between masturbation and menstrual flow. Masturbation *during* menstruation could theoretically cause the appearance of heavier flow but likely not actual increased volume of bleeding. ...Read more

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What kind of hormone change causes bleeding between periods?

What kind of hormone change causes bleeding between periods?

Hormone: Hormone change clearly causes bleeding between periods. You must see a Gynecologist before too long. Hope all goes well. Please keep me imformed. ...Read more

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Mens. Question: 5 days of heavy bleeding. 2 days of brown spotting. 2-3 additional days of blood-tinged mucus. No cramps or pms. Continuous pattern. Are both spotting types considered part of period?

Mens. Question: 5 days of heavy bleeding. 2 days of brown spotting. 2-3 additional days of blood-tinged mucus. No cramps or pms. Continuous pattern. Are both spotting types considered part of period?

Essentially: The menses typically average 3 to 5 days, but even one day of spotting could be a normal period, likewise up to 10 days of spotting /bleeding could also be normal for some women. What you describe may be a nuisance, but would likely just be normal for you. If you are spotting and/or bleeding for more than ten days each month you should see your doctor, the period could be improved with meds. ...Read more

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What are the causes of vaginal cramps outside of the menstrual cycle?

What are the causes of vaginal cramps outside of the menstrual cycle?

Cramps: Not clear what yhis could be. Did you talk with your gyn? It could be vaginismus, which are contractions vaginally, which also give painful intercourse. ...Read more

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What are the causes of menstrual period changes?

What are the causes of menstrual period changes?

Many: Hormonal disturbances, peri menopause, menopause, stress, low body weight, , medications, other medical conditions, bleeding disorders, thyroid disease, pregnancy, diet, cysts, masses, tumors........ Too many to tell. A proper examination with a clinician can help to find the cause. ...Read more

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What types of cancers cause abnormal vaginal bleeding?

What types of cancers cause abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Any gyn: Abnormal vaginal bleeding could be a presenting symptom of cervical, endometrial, vaginal, vulvar, and even ovarian cancers. Additionally, metastasis to the vaginal canal or pelvis from another primary tumor( which would be rare) could feasibly cause this as well. ...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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What are the different types of bleeding disorders?

So many: There are so many different bleeding disorders they are too numerous to name. They mostly fall under the category of "thrombophilia.". ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and differences of chemical pregnancy and implantation bleeding?

What are the symptoms and differences of chemical pregnancy and implantation bleeding?

Implantation bleed: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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