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What is abnormal bleeding post-op from hysterectomy and anterior and posterior repair?

What is abnormal bleeding post-op from hysterectomy and anterior and posterior repair?

Please call your GY: If u are worried enough to ask that here , u need t call the doc who did the surgery to discuss with that doc, anything more than minor spotting I do not consider normal. ...Read more

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What causes abnormal spotting/bleeding between periods?

What causes abnormal spotting/bleeding between periods?

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 and 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 causes abnormal heavy bleeding for 20days so far after laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis and ovarian cysts and having prostap injection?

What causes abnormal heavy bleeding for 20days so far after laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis and ovarian cysts and having prostap injection?

Bleeding: If you had surgery for endometriosis, that could cause your bleeding postoperatively. If you got any medications to reduce future endometriosis growth, this may cause continued bleeding as well. If you did get lupron, (leuprolide) the bleeding should diminish after 2-3 weeks and you may not have a period for 2 - 3 months. You should follow up with your doctor to discuss these symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause abnormal menstrual bleeding?

What can cause abnormal menstrual bleeding?

AUB: A variety of things from irregular ovulation, to low platelets, fibroids, adenomyosis, endometriosis and the perimenopause. Because of the variety of issues possible, its best to discuss with your provider what he/she thinks is the cause. If you're done having children, you may be an ablation candidate. ...Read more

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What makes vaginal bleeding abnormal?

What makes vaginal bleeding abnormal?

Depends: If bleeding occurs are regular predictable patterns consistent with a menstrual cycle then it could be normal. If you are having some other type of bleeding then it could be abnormal. An Obgyn can see you and get a more detailed clinical history to help determine and assess the situation ...Read more

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What can cause abnormal vaginal bleeding?

What can cause abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Struct / functional: Basically three possible general reasons -

1) There is something structurally wrong with the uterus that is keeping it from controlling its bleeding (i.e. fibroids, polyps)

2) the hormonal signaling between the ovaries and the uterus is not going right, leading to "dysfunctional bleeding", despite a structurally normal uterus

3) your blood is not clotting correctly ...Read more

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What are ways to evaluate abnormal bleeding?

What are ways to evaluate abnormal bleeding?

Testing: For people who have an abnormal bleeding tendency including very easy bruisability of the skin or frequent spontaneous development of bruises(petechiae,ecchymoses,purpura) there is a coagulopathy workup consisting of multiple tests included in a protocol. Frequently a hematologist is involved as a consultant. ...Read more

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How many days is too many with abnormal bleeding?

How many days is too many with abnormal bleeding?

More details!: Bleeding from where and why? Have you had surgery? Had a baby? Changed birth control methods? Had a tooth pulled? Please ask again and clarify! There's a 150 character limit for your question, inc. spaces and punctuation, so keep it brief but complete. ...Read more

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I m 44 yrsold I need a consultation where a large fundalFibroid is seen measuring approx 8.4*6.2cm and I get unusual bleeding what are thesteps to tak?

I m 44 yrsold I need a consultation where a large fundalFibroid is seen measuring approx 8.4*6.2cm and I get unusual bleeding what are thesteps to tak?

Many options: Uterine Fibroids are benign tumors. If you are having heavy bleeding, causing Pain, prolapse,Anemia or Fatigue; can be removed surgically, or Uterine Fibroid embolization can be done by Invasive radiologist. Somewhat irregular but not heavy bleeding can be norm at this age , and can happen with or without Fibroid.It is hormone dependent; so it shrinks after menopause. so can waite&watch ...Read more

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Alway has irregular per. but hasn't had one in 6 weeks. Protected vigorous sex then little brown bleeding 2 days later,4 weeks after last per.Neg test?

Alway has irregular per. but hasn't had one in 6 weeks. Protected vigorous sex then little brown bleeding 2 days later,4 weeks after last per.Neg test?

Wait 1 more week: Since your partner has a history of irregular period it's difficult to say whether she might be pregnant or just her normal irregular self. Recommend waiting another week and if still nothing then repeat a pregnancy test. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to stop abnormal bleeding between cycles?

How to stop abnormal bleeding between cycles?

Birth controll pills: Other than to protect from getting pregnant, birth control pills are used to help women achieving regular cycles and help alleviating menstrual cramps. ...Read more

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Im having abnormal bleeding, its brown blood :(?

Brown blood is: usually older blood being cleaned from the uterus. If bleeding occurs during your period - don't worry about the color. If you are bleeding and it is not your period - this might be related to imbalance of estrogen and progesterone. Take care. ...Read more

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Please help me! abnormal bleeding.. Could it be endometriosis?

Please help me! abnormal bleeding.. Could it be endometriosis?

Yes: But it could be many things...Thyroid disease, pcos, high prolactin, fibroids, polyp. Endometriosis that gets into the uterus can cause abnormal bleeding and pain. Certainly it is worth seeing your obgyn to begin an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have irregular menstrual bleeding what could be wrong with me?

I have irregular menstrual bleeding what could be wrong with me?

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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I have abnormal bleeding, actually i took Plan B many times. What should I do?

I have abnormal bleeding, actually i took Plan B many times. What should I do?

See your Gyn doctor: Plan b pills has specific indications , it is good such drug is available . It is not for frequent ' many time ' use , such use will affect sensitive female hormonal system . This is what you must do , see your gyn doctor , have a definitive birth control measure to protect your future health , current measure is not a responsible method ...Read more

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