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Valsartan And Menstrual Bleeding
I am a 51 yr old female with menstrual bleeding since Dec 23rd. I can't get in to see m dr until Feb 3rd. What can I do to stop the bleeding?
Need Evaluation First: Post Menopausal Bleeding (PMB) or any abnormal bleeding >35 years old needs to be addressed. If your bleeding is heavy enough to cause anemia (light-headed, dizzy, weak, tired) you should call your Doc or head to the nearest ER. If not, your Doc will need a pelvic US and labs. . Call and see if you can have these done before your appt. An endometrial bx is needed to rule out abnl tissue, good luck ...Read more
Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more
I Am currently having menstrual bleeding lasting7 days twice a month for the past 3 months now. What could be causing this?
Not normal: Thats a lot of bleeding. There are many possible causes. One of the more common causes is anovulation. When you don't ovulate, the uterine lining eventually gets thick and outgrows its blood supply so you begin to bleed heavily. It isn't good for this to continue for a long time. It would be best if you would see your Gyn and get it treated. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can you tell the difference between a woman menstrual bleeding and a virgin bleeding after fisrt sex?
Heaviness and timing: Periods will start of heavy for the first 2-3 days and progressively decrease over time for most women. Menstrual bleeding may also be at the same time every month. Bleeding occuring with first sexual episode will be lighter than a period - spots to few tsps of blood and stop in a day or two. Make sure you are on birthcontrol and using appropriate safe sex practises (condoms). ...Read more
Yes: It sounds like you have that? I'm not sure what the question is. If you've had it all your 'adult' life, then it's just you. If you've become much a heavier bleeder than normal that may be due to weight (body fat) gain or a change in diet or hormone therapy. If you're worried about it or if you're changing a maxi pad or tampon more often than every hour, you should see a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
What does it mean if you have had menstrual bleeding for 26 days in the last month (and still not done)?
see your provider: If you have gone through menopause already, this can be very concerning. This may also be the first signs of menopause. Prolonged menstrual bleeding can also cause you to be anemic. I advise seeing your primary provider or gynecologist for further evaluation and lab testing. ...Read more
Need more info: You should see an ob/gyn doctor and be fully evaluated. This cannot be assessed on the internet. ...Read more
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