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Can dysfuntional uterine bleeding cause a miscarriage?

Can dysfuntional uterine bleeding cause a miscarriage?

Dysfunctional bleed: Dysfunctional bleeding is a medical term referring to abnormal bleeding that is caused by hormonal imbalances. So it can't be a cause of miscarriage. But hormonal imbalances can cause both dysfunctional bleeding and miscarriage. It's best to seek evaluation to figure out what's going on. ...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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Do Intra uterine devices cause heavy bleeding?

Do Intra uterine devices cause heavy bleeding?

Sometimes: IUD's can cause periods to sometimes be heavier than usual, especially in the first few months of use. ...Read more

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Can endometrial polyp cause post menopausal bleeding and pelvic pain?

Can endometrial polyp cause post menopausal bleeding and pelvic pain?

yes, could be: Endometrial polyps are a common cause of post menopausal bleeding. Not so sure it would cause much pain. Fibroids are usually associated with pain and can also cause post menopausal bleeding. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Possible reasons for abnormal uterine bleeding secondary to endometrial polyp?

Possible reasons for abnormal uterine bleeding secondary to endometrial polyp?

Endometrial polyps: endometrial polyps are friable ( which means they bleed very easy) If you see one sticking out the cervix and touch it with a swab they begin bleeding very quickly ...Read more

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Can abnormal vaginal bleeding mean pregnancy?

Can abnormal vaginal bleeding mean pregnancy?

Sometimes: Irregular spotting and bleeding can occur in a very early pregnancy. There are many other causes of irregular bleeding however, so a pregnancy test can rule in or out pregnancy. ...Read more

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Clots normal with implantation bleeding?

Clots normal with implantation bleeding?

No: Most women do not experience bleeding with implantation. When there is bleeding, the amount is miniscule. So, the answer is no, would not anticipate bleeding clots. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal bleeding with no uterus?

Vaginal bleeding: It depends if your uterus was removed completely or partially ( total or partial hysterectomy). Assuming no uterus at all, vaginal infections, vulvar disease, bladder infections, hemorrhoids or vaginal cancer can cause vaginal bleeding or at least look like if it was coming vaginally. Also microtrauma from sex can cause vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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Can having a uterine fibroid cause irregular periods?

Can having a uterine fibroid cause irregular periods?

Yes: Fibroids may cause menstrual irregularities and abnormal bleeding. ...Read more

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Can bleeding breakthrough be mistaken for implatation bleeding?

Can bleeding breakthrough be mistaken for implatation bleeding?

Implantation: Bleeding doesn't occur very much and is usually only a tiny amount when it does occur. Many women experience break through bleeding - implantation bleeding not so much. ...Read more

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What cause rectal bleeding during menstration?

What cause rectal bleeding during menstration?

Endometriosis: The classic answer to this q is endometriosis of the bowel, an unusual problem. Otherwise you may have a separate problem. Anyone with rectal bleeding should have at minimum a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy. A pelvic ultrasound may also be indicated to work-up this problem. What doe your gyn doc say? ...Read more

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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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Miscarriage d&c irregular bleeding after?

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Miscarriage d&c irregular bleeding after?

Need followup: Irregl bleed more than 2 weeks from a d and c for miscarriage warrants some followup. Some bleed up to 2 weeks may be ok.. But not heavy bleed. Need a repeat preg hormone test (HCG) and if still positive, need a ultrasound! good luck! ...Read more

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Bleeding from rectum during menses?

Bleeding from rectum during menses?

Recal bleeding: Usually this is a fooler and blood leaks over to the rectum from the vagina. However, possible you could have recto vaginal fistula or some type of bleeding problem. ...Read more

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Heavy uterine bleeding 3 weeks pelvic/transvaginal us hyperechoic uterine fundal myometrial focus may represent atypical fibroid or adenomyosis ?

Heavy uterine bleeding 3 weeks pelvic/transvaginal  us  hyperechoic uterine fundal myometrial focus may represent atypical fibroid or adenomyosis ?

Bleeding: Since its a focal area its more likely to be adenomyosis, which typically gets progressively worse as you age. However, you're also at the age when ovarian dysfunction often causes irregular, heavy and/or prolonged bleeding. You might be a good candidate for an endometrial ablation assuming you are done with having babies. ...Read more

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