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What Does Bleeding After Your Period Mean
Pregnancy or other: If you normally get regular cycles, but then have a cycle where you do not stop bleeding, the first thing to rule out is pregnancy. After this is ruled out, the possibilities might include physiologic changes (pcos, thyroid disease) or anatomic changes (polyps, fibroids). Check with your doctor! ...Read more
What does it mean if a female starts bleeding a week after her period. Please am worried and concerned this hasn't happened before?
Not uncommon: By the time you are 32 it will have happened more than once. Multiple normal things can cause this, like not having fully sloughed off your endometrial lining during your usual period, stress and hormonal changes, change in bcp to name a few. If it stops in a few days, no worries. If it persists more than 10 days, discuss with your gyn doc. ...Read more
Bleeding today's, just 16 days after last period which was only 18 days after the period before and lasted 4days what could this mean?
What does a period 15 days after the last one wit brown blood and barely any bleeding at all mean?
Breakthrough bleedin: Breakthrough bleeding is common and is typically due to changes in hormones (estrogen and progesterone) and your cycle. If it persists or bothers you, make an appointment with your gynecologist to discuss options including birth control pills which can help to regulate a cycle. Other reasons could be thyroid issues, weight (thin/heavy) making lining of uterus unstable. Best of luck. ...Read more
Slow Flow: Hi Rose, Anytime you see a brown discharge from the vagina, think 'slow flow'. Often young ladies will have hormonal irregularities and the uterus responds by bleeding. The blood is very small in amount and very slow. It is so slow that it is exposed to air and turns brown. This is very very common. Be patient and after awhile these episodes will be less frequent and finally disappear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unsure: If this is the first time that has happened, it may not mean anything bad. If the bleeding persists, or if this happens repeatedly in other cycles then you need to see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
I started lightly bleeding 2 weeks after my period, but it only lasted for a couple of hours then disappeared. What does that mean?
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