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Am I pregnat? April 30, my period came off and may 3 my ex boyfriend nutted in me and may 20 I started bleeding heavy I had went thru 3 pads that day n may 21, I had went thru 2 pads and then May 22&23 it was light I went thru 1 pad for those days and May

Am I pregnat? April 30, my period came off and may 3 my ex boyfriend nutted in me and may 20 I started bleeding heavy I had went thru 3 pads that day n may 21, I had went thru 2 pads and then May 22&23 it was light I went thru 1 pad for those days and May

Likely not: If you are still experiencing periods then it is highly unlikely that you are pregnant. The number one sign of pregnancy is missing your period, and then not having it. If you are concerned you can go to get a home pregnancy test. Plus I would highly advise using protection for STD's (condoms) and birth control (pill, IUD, implant) to prevent unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it bad to go through 9 tampons and 7 pads in 2 days?

Is it bad to go through 9 tampons and 7 pads in 2 days?

Iron deficiency: Excessive menstrual bleeding is a common cause of iron deficiency anemia in women. Please discuss the matter with your doctor to ensure that you are not anemic. ...Read more

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Have been bleeding really heavy for 3 days going through overnight pads every hour. What can I do to make it stop?

Have been bleeding really heavy for 3 days going through overnight pads every hour. What can I do to make it stop?

Bleeding: Heavy vaginal bleeding going through a pad an hour is an emergency. Please sign off of the internet and phone your gynecologist for an urgent appointment now. ...Read more

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Is it regular to bleed for a week then stop and the next week bleed again but bleed through a pad in 3 hours or less?

Is it regular to bleed for a week then stop and the next week bleed again but bleed through a pad in 3 hours or less?

Not Regular: Regular Bleeding is defined as bleeding every 20-25 days lasting 3-7 days. The bleeding you are having is not regular in any way. Depending on how your cycle usually is, this may or may not be a problem. For most young women, the solution is very simple - oral contraceptive pills. They are easy take, easy to get at a planned parenthood office of GYN doctors office, providing cycle and birth contrl ...Read more

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Can sperm travel through a pad?

Can sperm travel through a pad?

Maybe: I guess theoretically it could but many factors come into play (length of time since deposit of sperm, thickness of pad, direction of sperm placement on pad inside or outside) definitely not birth control. ...Read more

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I've been bleeding for three weeks now an have been going through pads every ten minutes is this normal or should I be worried?

I've been bleeding for three weeks now an have been going through pads every ten minutes is this normal or should I be worried?

You should: See your gyn as soon as possible. If you have really been changing pads every ten minutes for 3 weeks, you also should consider going to the er because your blood count is probably very low. ...Read more

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I've never used any tam-pons before I've always used pads, but I bleed heavily and go through many pads. Would I go through less tam-pons?

I've never used any tam-pons before I've always used pads, but I bleed heavily and go through many pads. Would I go through less tam-pons?

Heavy periods: No, it would probably be the same. Some women use both a tampon and a pad at the same time with really heavy periods. Good luck to you! ...Read more

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What do I need to do if I'm soaking through a pad every hr and passing several large clots 4 weeks after giving birth?

What do I need to do if I'm soaking through a pad every hr and passing several large clots 4 weeks after giving birth?

Need to be seen: You need to be examined as soon as possible. You may have tissue in the uterus from the delivery. ...Read more

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Is it normal to soak through a pad hourly to your clothes the first cycle after having a baby. My son was born october 28?

Is it normal to soak through a pad hourly to your clothes the first cycle after having a baby. My son was born october 28?

No: Clearly it is not normal to soak through a pad every hour. You should contact your doctor to discuss your options. Birth control is excellent at regulating menstrual cycles. Lysteda is an effective nonhormonal drugs that controls menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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I have extreme amounts of clear wateryodorless discharge, and it even soaks through a heavy pad. Could it be an infection?

I have extreme amounts of clear wateryodorless discharge, and it even soaks through a heavy pad. Could it be an infection?

It could be: Most genital tract infections cause cloudy or colored discharge, not clear. However, there are many exceptions, and any new, unexplained vaginal discharge always should be professionally evaluated. Depending on risks, pegnancy, STDs, other infections, and various other conditions may be causing it. See your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Is it normal to soak through super size tampons and pads every 2-3 hours for more than 4 days? Getting periods every 2 weeks

Not normal: This is too much bleeding. You could become anemic. You need to see a doctor as soon as possible to check your blood counts and get some help managing your periods. Sometimes doctors use birth control pills temporarily to regulate bleeding like this. You may also need an ultrasound to look for the cause. Please be seen as soon as possible and thanks for using Healthtap ...Read more

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I am having a heavy period. It's lasted almost 3 weeks so far and yesterday it got even heavier. I bled through 3 pads in 1 hour. What should I do?

I am having a heavy period. It's lasted almost 3 weeks so far and yesterday it got even heavier. I bled through 3 pads in 1 hour. What should I do?

See a GYN ASAP: Three pads in one hour is way too much! If you aren't already anemic, you will be soon. I have seen women require blood transfusions because of a "heavy period". Bleeding this much is not normal, and should be evaluated. Your gyn doc may be able to help you in the office, but if you can't get in today, you may need to go to the er. Sometimes the treatment is just a medication, sometimes a d;c. ...Read more

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Can I get a hysterectomy at age 19 to stop heavy abnormal bleeding that goes through overnight pads and super plus tamp. & to be able to join the navy?

Can I get a hysterectomy at age 19 to stop heavy abnormal bleeding that goes through overnight pads and super plus tamp. & to be able to join the navy?

Uncertain: "Current or history of abnormal uterine bleeding (626.2), including, but not limited to menorrhagia, metrorrhagia, or polymenorrhea, is disqualifying." See: http://usmilitary. About. Com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/genitalia. Htm ** Didn't see hysterectomy as a specific disqualification. ...Read more

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Is implantation bleeding heavy? I went through two pads in one day.

Not usually: Implantation bleeding, if and when it happens at all, is not usually heavy. I'd look for another cause. ...Read more

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I just went to change my tampon. I went through the tampon and into the pad. Why does it smell like ammonia and not just a little, but very strong.

I just went to change my tampon. I went through the tampon and into the pad. Why does it smell like ammonia and not just a little, but very strong.

Blood breakdown: The ammonia smell is characteristic of rapid bleeding and release of amines which is a breakdown product. After the bleeding is finished make sure that you also don't have a vaginal infection such as bacterial vaginitis. ...Read more

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I hada period june 22nd and then july 22nd and both were heavy, the first day on both I went through 4-5 pads in one day what's thepossibility pregnant?

I hada period june 22nd and then july 22nd and both were heavy, the first day on both I went through 4-5 pads in one day what's thepossibility pregnant?

Unlikely: Any time you have unprotected intercourse you could be pregnant. You should check a pregnancy test after a missed menses. Based on your history you have not missed a period yet. ...Read more

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Had pink spotting for a couple of hours which turned to red bleeding for a day and a half went through several pads. Lasted four days. Implantation?

Had pink spotting for a couple of hours which turned to red bleeding for a day and a half went through several pads. Lasted four days. Implantation?

Difficult: Though possible, menses can be irregular. If tissue is prominant enough to create implantation it should put out enough hormone for a pregnancy test to be positive. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between a regular period and spotting? Last month on the second day of my period I went through 3-4 pads in one day?

How can you tell the difference between a regular period and spotting? Last month on the second day of my period I went through 3-4 pads in one day?

Can be the same.: For some spotting is just a part of the normal period that includes heavy days as well. Clotting, while common, is generally a reflection of excess bleeding not simple menstrual fluid. Periods change for a given individual for many reasons--stress, environmental changes, and, even mild weight changes. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Just got my first period since giving birth, flow was so heavy went through tampon, 2 pads, underware down to my sheets. Why so heavy now?

Just got my first period since giving birth, flow was so heavy went through tampon, 2 pads, underware down to my sheets. Why so heavy now?

Not unusual: It's not unusual for you to have a very heavy period for the first one after birth. Your uterus had lots of increased blood flow to it for months. However, if the bleeding persists or all of your periods turn into this, then you need to see doc to make sure nothing else going on. ...Read more

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I just started my period. It is bright red and very watery like and heavy. I went through a pad in about 2-2.5 hours is this normal? Was on bc for 2yr

I just started my period. It is bright red and very watery like and heavy. I went through a pad in about 2-2.5 hours is this normal? Was on bc for 2yr

Consider restart: If you are not happy with the level of menstrual cycle bleeding consider restarting your birth control. Birth control can be very effective at reducing the amount of bleeding as well as reducing cramping. ...Read more

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What are the chances of pregnancy through fingering I got what seemed to be my period two weeks later and went through several pads. Is this possible?

What are the chances of pregnancy through fingering I got what seemed to be my period two weeks later and went through several pads. Is this possible?

Need more info.: Pregnancy is only possible if sperm get to an egg. If fingering involved transmission of ejaculate into the vagina pregnancy is of course possible. If there is concern check a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Marsupialization of bartholin's cyst this morning. Soaking through pad an hr. Normal? Too much bleeding?

Bartholins Cyst: That amount of bleeding seems excessive after a procedure like that. You should be contacting the person who performed the procedure. ...Read more

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In last 2 months peroid has been super heavy, going through a pad& tampon/HR sexually active, been on pill for 2 years with no problems why so heavy?

In last 2 months peroid has been super heavy, going through a pad& tampon/HR sexually active, been on pill for 2 years with no problems why so heavy?

Never ignore: You need a pelvic exam and hormonal studies. You may need a pregnancy test, BC pills to help regulate your cycle and possibly, a transvaginal ultrasound to rule out possible uterine or ectopic disease. ...Read more

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Is it a problem if I soak through multiple nipple pads per day?

Is it a problem if I soak through multiple nipple pads per day?

No: No it is not a problem. Nurse as long as you can. It is the best thing you can do for the baby......And for you. The longer a woman nurses, the lower her risk for breast cacncer. ...Read more

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