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What can cause vaginal bleeding besides a period?

What can cause vaginal bleeding besides a period?

Polyps and such: Bleeding can occur from cervical or endometrial polyps, vaginal trauma or abrasions, and cervical growths. There are many more reasons but that's just a start. ...Read 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


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Whats the difference between vaginal bleeding and a period?

Whats the difference between vaginal bleeding and a period?

maybe same: A period is the shedding of the lining of the uterus. When the lining shed, the blood comes out the vaginal other sources of bleeding from the cyst could be a laceration or cut in the vagina or a tear. Alesion on the cervix can also cause bleeding which comes out the vaginal. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal bleeding ater sex or in between periods?

What causes vaginal bleeding ater sex or in between periods?

Need Exam: To occasionally have a bit of spotting with intercourse may not mean anything bad. If it happens every time or if it is heavy then you should see your gynecologist. You could have a cervical infection, polyps, yeast, or dysplasia. An exam is quick and easy to disclose the cause. Spotting or light bleeding midway between periods may be normal due to ovulation. If it is heavy, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you tell the difference between a period and vaginal bleeding?

Timing: Timing is everything. Menstrual periods have a cyclicity to them by coming at regular intervals on most occasions. They are darker red with usually no clots. Vaginal bleeding, depending on the source, is bright red, spotty. Or clotty. ...Read more

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I have vaginal bleeding in between periods that only lasts a few hours?

I have vaginal bleeding in between periods that only lasts a few hours?

Vaginal bleeding: Vaginal bleeding like this 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 bleeding. A pregnancy test is the first step. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How do you tell the difference between a period and a problem vaginal bleeding?

See below: In general, your beriod should be cyclic and predictable. Excluding pregnancy, any other bleeding would be considered pathologic. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal bleeding and systomps associated with periods but your not on it

What causes vaginal bleeding and systomps associated with periods but your not on it

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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Is there any vaginal bleeding that stays for days except for period?how about for like 6 days or so?

Is there any vaginal bleeding that stays for days except for period?how about for like 6 days or so?

Anovulatory bleeding: Pregnancy is always on the list of possibilities when a woman has abnormal uterine bleeding or cycles. You may be having anovulatory cycles (cycle without producing an egg from the ovary). If a urine pregnancy test is negative, i would recommend evaluation by your gynecologist, and treatment will depend on the cause of the abnormal bleeding and your current short-term pregnancy goals. ...Read more

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Vaginal bleeding in between periods. Frequency increasing. What possible causes? What checks & tests? Thanks

Vaginal bleeding in between periods. Frequency increasing. What possible causes? What checks & tests? Thanks

See your doctor.: You said you are not pregnant, which is the first thing to check. Are you on birth control pills? Do you have pain with the bleeding? I would recommend seeing a gynecologist/discussing this with yours, who can diagnose what the issue is. You may need some blood work to test your hormone levels and/or a pelvic ultrasound. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

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