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Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Bleeding (Overview)

Vaginal bleeding is any discharge of blood through the vagina.


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What can cause vaginal bleeding?

What can cause vaginal bleeding?

Mother's hormones: When babies are first born, they have been growing in the presence of their mother's female hormones. After birth, the withdrawal of these hormones may cause a little bit of vaginal spotting for a few days, which is entirely normal. ...Read more

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Dr. Walter Kobasa
485 doctors shared insights

Vaginal Bleeding (Overview)

Vaginal bleeding is any discharge of blood through the vagina.


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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
Once
Shower daily
daily
Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
Once
Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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How would you diagnosis and treat 55 days of vaginal bleeding when ttc?

How would you diagnosis and treat 55 days of vaginal bleeding when ttc?

Testing: You need a lot of testing - and this needs to be done prior to conceive.. Please come to this site for an in depth discussion. ...Read more

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After being treated for chlamydia will the vaginal bleeding after sex soon heal ? My doc said i had an irritated cervix guess it was due 2 chlamydia

After being treated for chlamydia will the vaginal bleeding after sex soon heal ? My doc said i had an irritated cervix  guess it was due 2 chlamydia

Yes: Your symptoms should resolve over the next couple of weeks. Make sure your partner(s) is/are treated as well. I would also recommed condoms to help protect from re-contracting std's. ...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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I've been having vaginal bleeding for 2 1/2 weeks this is not normal for me should I get checked out?

I've been having vaginal bleeding for 2 1/2 weeks this is not normal for me should I get checked out?

Lots of options: You will need to see your obgyn for an exam and testing. Depending on your age and fertility plans there are lots of treatment options. Birth control pills can regulate your cycle. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iuds can minimize your periods. Lysteda is a great new hormone free drug used to stop heavy periods. If you are done with pregnancies ask if you are a candidate for an endometrial ablation. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for heavy vaginal bleeding and pelvic pain?

What are the treatment options for heavy vaginal bleeding and pelvic pain?

Many!: There are many treatment options! but first u need an evaluation to find the cause. Probably need a sonogram, some labs/tests, and also rx depends on whether or not u plan to have more children. Some options (which may or may not work for u depending on what's causing ur pain) include: ocps, a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, other medications, an ablation, laparoscopy, or hysterectomy (last 3 r surgeries). ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Tip)

Maintaining Vaginal Health

Self treatment of vaginal symptoms can result in a delay in the appropriate treatment. ...See more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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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