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Dr. David Lipkin
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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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I have vaginal bleeding with clots but not period?

I have vaginal bleeding with clots but not period?

Vag Bleeding: Abnormal vaginal bleeding has many possible causes. By itself, it does not necessarily indicate a serious condition. But if it has been happening for a month you should see your GYN doctor. http://www.webmd.com/women/tc/abnormal-vaginal-bleeding-topic-overview#1 ...Read more

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Difference between your period and vaginal bleeding?

Difference between your period and vaginal bleeding?

Menstrual bleeding : Is one source of bleeding. Women can bleed vaginally for other reasons as well. ...Read more

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What are the differences between vaginal bleeding and your period?

Vaginal Bleeding: A period is a synchronized, timed shedding of the lining of the uterus, typically monthly over a period of 3-7 days. It occurs only if you ovulated. A period results in vaginal bleeding, but other things can cause the bleeding as well, such and problems with the uterine lining, hormonal issues, endometrial or cervical cancer, even tears anywhere in the lower genital tract. ...Read more

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Hiw can you tell the difference between vaginal bleeding and your period?

get checked: A speculum exam can tell the source of bleeding, and of course knowing the date of your last period. ...Read more

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What is the biological difference between vaginal bleeding and your period?

What is the biological difference between vaginal bleeding and your period?

PeriodsR predictable: Normal menstrual periods are cyclical or predictable. The bleeding comes from shedding the lining of the uterus in response to the cyclical change in your hormone levels. Vaginal bleeding (vb) is unpredictable and may be related to various things including trauma, infection, tumors, medications, atrophy, etc. Abnormal vaginal bleeding should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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My last period was sept 17th, and now I am having a dark reddish brown vaginal bleeding, and it's a light flow. What should I do?

Wait: If you don't think you might have a chance to be pregnant, and you are not having pain. I would wait and see what happens with your next period. ...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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Frequent vaginal bleeding in between periods only about 3-4 day break in between bleeding and saturate 50+ regular absorbency tampons/3wks for 3mos?

Frequent vaginal bleeding in between periods only about 3-4 day break in between bleeding and saturate 50+ regular absorbency tampons/3wks for 3mos?

Irregular periods: 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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I'm having problems with after period vaginal bleeding. There are a lot of events that have lead up to this point, so i feels serious to me. Help plz?

Go see your doctor: If it feels serious to you, then you need to go see your doctor for a complete & thorough evaluation. This isn't appropriate venue to ask you to go into detail re "lot of events that have lead up to this point". This is where your doctor steps in to help figure out what's going on. Good luck! ...Read more

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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

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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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