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Why does spironolactone cause vaginal bleeding in postmenopausal women?

Why does spironolactone cause vaginal bleeding in postmenopausal women?

Bleeding.: No. If you are postmenopausal and having bleeding, you need to see your doctor and have an evaluation - some combination of biopsy, ultrasound, or hysteroscopy. ...Read more

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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

Abnormal vaginal bleeding is a symptom in which a girl or woman has bleeding out of her vagina, but the bleeding is too little, too much, for too many days, for too few days, at the wrong age, at the wrong time ...Read more


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Postmenopausal woman I know is having vaginal bleeding. This has been going on for several weeks. Has happened before. What could this be?

Postmenopausal woman I know is having vaginal bleeding. This has been going on for several weeks. Has happened before. What could this be?

Endometrial CA: This could be something called endometrial hyperplasia or worse cancer. She needs to see a GYN MD soon and have the bleeding properly diagnosed. ...Read more

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I am postmenopausal with vaginal bleeding and now I have blood in my urine too. Are they related.

I am postmenopausal with vaginal bleeding and now I have blood in my urine too. Are they related.

Gyn exam is a must: Vaginal bleeding is abnormal in post menopausal females and should be addressed ASAP. Gyn exam is a must! Blood in the urine may originate from the vagina, which in close proximity to female urethra. Alternatively hematuria ( blood in the urine) could be real and indeed coming from the urinary tract ( kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra). You will need a gyn exam to further specify. ...Read more

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Lifted a heavy object and had slight vaginal bleeding after what caused this?

Lifted a heavy object and had slight vaginal bleeding after what caused this?

Hard to say: Lifting the heavy object did not cause your vaginal bleeding. You may have have just seen it come out because of the abdominal pressure you exerted during the lift. The cause of the vaginsl bleeding could be start if your period, abnormal uterine bleeding, laceration , etc . The reasons are numerous. If it continues to be a concern, please be evaluated by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Very heavy vaginal bleeding. What could it mean?

Very heavy vaginal bleeding. What could it mean?

See a gynecologist: Common causes of heavy bleeding are fibroids and adenomyosis. Some estrogen dominant hormonal patterns, like polycystic ovaries or perimenopause, cause heavy bleeding. Of course, cancer must be considered. See your doctor. You may be anemic. Fortunately, many treatments for heavy bleeding are available. ...Read more

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How much bleeding is very heavy vaginal bleeding?

How much bleeding is very heavy vaginal bleeding?

More than a pad/hr: Heavy vaginal bleeding is usually defined as saturating more than a full (not mini) menstrual pad or tampon per hour for at least 2 or more hours. It can also be defined by the number of pads per day, but this can vary from doctor to doctor. If this is a persistent problem, then you should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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What would cause pain medication to cause sudden heavy vaginal bleeding?

What would cause pain medication to cause sudden heavy vaginal bleeding?

Which pain med: The only thing that could potentially cause more bleeding is anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen or naproxen, but in reality we actually use them to DECREASE menstrual bleeding because their effect on decreasing menstruation is more pronounced than causing bleeding. ...Read more

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What to do if I have heavy vaginal bleeding after sex?

Not normal: Its not normal to have heavy vaginal bleeding after sex. If it happens more than once, you should see an Ob/Gyn and find out why its happening. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What could cause heavy vaginal bleeding during foreplay?

What could cause heavy vaginal bleeding during foreplay?

Gyn care is needed: Unless the woman is on her menstrual period during this foreplay, it sounds like whatever is being done could be painful and dangerous. Non-injurious foreplay should not involve bleeding or pain. If there has been a vaginal or other injury, it could bleed. The woman probably needs a gynecological exam, as well as some kindness and compassion. ...Read more

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I had heavy vaginal bleeding during sex last night. What should I do?

I had heavy vaginal bleeding during sex last night. What should I do?

Vaginal Bleeding: If the uterine lining was ready to come off, sex can stimulate it to come off early. It can also occur if something was torn, as long as it behaves like a normal period for you, i wouldn't worry. If its excessive, or unusually painful, go see your obgyn. ...Read more

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Very heavy vaginal bleeding and cut after sex - what to do? Afraid to tell anyone

Very heavy vaginal bleeding and cut after sex - what to do? Afraid to tell anyone

Trauma and needs exa: If you have heavy vaginal bleeding following sexual intercourse with a cut, that means you caused traumatic laceration and need to be examined and evaluated and may need immidiate treatment, so go to er or call your doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Heavy vaginal bleeding and clots and passed tissue. Do I need d&c to stop the bleeding ?

Maybe: Check with the gyn md as to the cause of your bleeding first. A d & c is only a temporary expedient to arrest heavy bleeding and "not a cure". ...Read more

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Help! could stress lead to heavy vaginal bleeding?

Help! could stress lead to heavy vaginal bleeding?

Vaginal bleeding: Having too much stress have been associated with not having periods at all instead of excessive vaginal bleeding. Heave vaginal bleeding can be caused due to fibroid uterus, adenomyosis, polyps, endometrial cancer, cervical disease etc. ...Read more

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Is heavy vaginal bleeding normal if I am on lupron (leuprolide)?

Is heavy vaginal bleeding normal if I am on  lupron (leuprolide)?

Probably: Especially if you just started on it, your body/uterus is being flooded with hormonal stimulation. Of course, this is the initial affect of lupron (leuprolide). ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin cause vaginal bleeding or menstrual bleeding to become heavier?

Can amoxicillin cause vaginal bleeding or menstrual bleeding to become heavier?

Not likely: Amoxicillin is not known to have any effect on menstruation or vaginal bleeding. You should follow up with the clinic or doctor who prescribed amoxicillin and/or your gynecolegist. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could have caused my spontaneous heavy vaginal bleeding?

What could have caused my spontaneous heavy vaginal bleeding?

Several things: Most gyn texbooks devote an entire chapter to menorrhagia(heavy bleeding.) as there are too many things to list here. Have a gyn md evaluate your bleeding which will test him/her on how well they read that gyn books chapter. ...Read more

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What to do if I have heavy vaginal bleeding-not period?

Gyno work-up: Menorrhagia requires gyno to exam, or biopsy endometrium, polyp? etc ...Read more

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What can cause very heavy vaginal bleeding and large clots?

Navy bleeding: Several causes for havy vaginal bleeding.
Most common is a benign tumor called fibroid . Next is overgrowth of inlining of uterus called endometrium, endometrial polyps and infection. ...Read more

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Vaginal bleeding for two plus weeks. On and off heavy. Little cramping now?

Vaginal bleeding for two plus weeks. On and off heavy. Little cramping now?

Irregular bleeding: 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

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Due to weight I dont have regular periods- for past 3 months getting light vaginal bleeding most days, no other problems, what could this mean?

Due to weight I dont have regular periods- for past 3 months getting light vaginal bleeding most days, no other problems, what could this mean?

Periods & weight: Patients who are markedly obese will have period irregularities including what you are experiencing. Moreover, the risk of endometrial hyperplasia and cancer is increased without weight reduction or the use of progesterone Rx to counteract the excess estrogen produced in the peripheral fat. Go see a GYN MD for evaluation and Rx until a serious weight reduction program is instituted. ...Read more

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I've had vaginal bleeding 10 days now. It was brown spotting at first now it's bright red. It stops and comes back. Not really heavy though. Help me?

I've had vaginal bleeding 10 days now. It was brown spotting at first now it's bright red. It stops and comes back. Not really heavy though. Help me?

Need more info: This could be a complication of a method of contraception, an infection, or abnormal cells on the cervix. To begin to guess the cause one would need to know more about your normal cycles, contraceptive use, sexual history, and use of other medications. See your doctor who can discuss these with you and do any necessary exam and testing or call back to HealthTap prime or concierge. Hope this helps ...Read more

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What to do if I have heavy vaginal bleeding while urinating ?

Here are some ...: It's uncommon to have simultaneous vaginal bleeding with voiding. Either, you need an evaluation for possible vaginal or urinary bleeding if you indeed saw gross blood from genitourinary area. So, go to be checked such confusion out timely. Before seeing Doc, collect & bring the info on the onset, duration, degree, & progress, evolution of the symptoms to Doc for analysis, physicals, and tests... ...Read more

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Heavy vaginal bleeding while urinating ? Should i be worried ?

Heavy vaginal bleeding while urinating ? Should i be worried ?

Here are some ...: Any one with heavy vaginal bleeding at or not at urination should be checked out so to make sure of no serious disorders in the cervix or uterus. Note: wishful thinking and "if it's not broke, don't fix." due to not being hurt have been the common causes for delayed diagnosis. This is particularly important for one at 48. So, don't wait and go for a check-out. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Had heavy vaginal bleeding for 5 wks. Was just preg. Miscarriage can't last this long?

Had heavy vaginal bleeding for 5 wks. Was just preg. Miscarriage can't last this long?

Yes it can: You should see your doctor and have an ultrasound exam of the uterus to determine why you are bleeding so. ...Read more

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Heavy vaginal bleeding after sex, slowed down a bit now shall she go to hospital even if it's stopped? Never seen it before.

Heavy vaginal bleeding after sex, slowed down a bit now shall she go to hospital even if it's stopped? Never seen it before.

It depends....: It's 9 pm in UK. If no other symptoms (dizzy, lightheaded, pain, fever) probably it's safe to wait til morning unless bleeding starts up again. For sure she should call her gyn or GP in the morning. Might she be pregnant? Are you or she at risk for STD (new relationship, other partners, etc)? If so, you should also be checked; bleeding triggered by sex can be due to cervicitis or STDs. Good luck! ...Read more

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