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What does it mean if your still bleeding after your period?

What does it mean if your still bleeding after your period?

Not normal: The period should last for 3 to 5 days and may last for up to 10 days. If your periods last more than 10 days you should see your doctor for evaluation. The bleeding can be caused by infection, polyps, fibroids, adenomyosis, cancer, etc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you don't stop bleeding after your period?

What does it mean when you don't stop bleeding after your period?

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

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Bright red non period bleeding mean?

Bright red non period bleeding mean?

More details needed: Any irregular or excessive bleeding that is different from what you usually experience should be discussed with a doctor. It might be a normal process related to aging or weight gain, but you want to make sure that it isn't anything worse, like an infection or cancer. Start tracking your bleeding on a calendar to help your doctor understand what's going on. ...Read more

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What does 4 days of bleeding mean? period or spotting?

What does 4 days of bleeding mean? period or spotting?

Depends on interval: the length and interval of the time really determine. If the bleeding comes when your period is expected and lasts about as long as your typical period, then it's probably a period. If the bleeding is lighter or at an odd interval to your normal cycle, then most people would classify it as spotting. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have bleeding 18 days after my last period?

What does it mean when I have bleeding 18 days after my last period?

Needs testing : At age 48 menstrual cycle irregularities are common. Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your bleeding for more then a week on your period?

What does it mean when your bleeding for more then a week on your period?

Common complaint: 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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What does it mean when u had your period and then couple days later you have bleeding?

What does it mean when u had your period and then couple days later you have bleeding?

Could be some : Hormonal irregularity or just some some blood ; tissues remaining in uterus that had not completely sloughed. ...Read more

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What does it mean when u just got off your period and then four days later you start bleeding?

What does it mean when u just got off your period and then four days later you start bleeding?

Intermenstrual bleed: Usually as you approach menopause, the hormones in your system are not as tightly regulated as when you were younger. If these bleedings continue to be irregular, see your obgyn for an evaluation Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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What could a period that lasts a whole month, but with very light bleeding and no clotting mean?

What could a period that lasts a whole month, but with very light bleeding and no clotting mean?

Here's a list!: Pregnancy. Reproductive hormone imbalance. Polycystic ovary syndrome. Thyroid problems. Recently starting or discontinuing hormonal contraceptive. Insertion or removal of an IUD. Uterine fibroids. Pelvic infections. Endometriosis. Vaginal foreign body (for example, tampon.) This list is incomplete! Start with a home pregnancy test, then see your gyno. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What does a period 15 days after the last one wit brown blood and barely any bleeding at all mean?

What does a period 15 days after the last one wit brown blood and barely any bleeding at all mean?

Leftovers : Probably old blood from your last menses. We're you more active recently? Have sex? That could have stirred up some older blood and discharge. If it continues, see your doc. ...Read more

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The last day of my last period was 14th Aug but I've started bleeding again today, does that mean anything?

Bleeding: You don't tell us if you have a history of bleeding in-between periods, if you missed birth control pills, or any other information, . It could be due to these reasons, could be due to stress, infection, etc. If it becomes heavy or persists I would seek evaluation. If it just lasts a couple of days I would not be concerned. ...Read more

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What does it mean when bleeding three days early before period starts first two days heavy then three days later spotting?

What does it mean when bleeding three days early before period starts first two days heavy then three days later spotting?

Normal variation: It is normal for a woman's cycle to vary a couple days each month. The bleeding amount changes from day to day. If you start having very heavy bleeding where you saturate a whole pad in under an hour you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a female starts bleeding a week after her period. Please am worried and concerned this hasn't happened before?

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

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