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What is the biological difference between vaginal bleeding and your period?

What is the biological difference between vaginal bleeding and your period?

PeriodsR predictable: Normal menstrual periods are cyclical or predictable. The bleeding comes from shedding the lining of the uterus in response to the cyclical change in your hormone levels. Vaginal bleeding (vb) is unpredictable and may be related to various things including trauma, infection, tumors, medications, atrophy, etc. Abnormal vaginal bleeding should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

Abnormal vaginal bleeding is a symptom in which a girl or woman has bleeding out of her vagina, but the bleeding is too little, too much, for too many days, for too few days, at the wrong age, at the wrong time ...Read more


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Hiw can you tell the difference between vaginal bleeding and your period?

Hiw can you tell the difference between vaginal bleeding and your period?

Get checked: A speculum exam can tell the source of bleeding, and of course knowing the date of your last period. ...Read more

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Difference between your period and vaginal bleeding?

Difference between your period and vaginal bleeding?

Menstrual bleeding: Is one source of bleeding. Women can bleed vaginally for other reasons as well. ...Read more

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What are the differences between vaginal bleeding and your period?

What are the differences between vaginal bleeding and your period?

Vaginal Bleeding: A period is a synchronized, timed shedding of the lining of the uterus, typically monthly over a period of 3-7 days. It occurs only if you ovulated. A period results in vaginal bleeding, but other things can cause the bleeding as well, such and problems with the uterine lining, hormonal issues, endometrial or cervical cancer, even tears anywhere in the lower genital tract. ...Read more

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What's the difference between vaginal bleeding and a period?

What's the difference between vaginal bleeding and a period?

Maybe same: A period is the shedding of the lining of the uterus. When the lining shed, the blood comes out the vaginal other sources of bleeding from the cyst could be a laceration or cut in the vagina or a tear. Alesion on the cervix can also cause bleeding which comes out the vaginal. ...Read more

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How do you tell the difference between a period and vaginal bleeding?

How do you tell the difference between a period and vaginal bleeding?

Timing: Timing is everything. Menstrual periods have a cyclicity to them by coming at regular intervals on most occasions. They are darker red with usually no clots. Vaginal bleeding, depending on the source, is bright red, spotty. Or clotty. ...Read more

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How do you tell the difference between a period and a problem vaginal bleeding?

See below: In general, your beriod should be cyclic and predictable. Excluding pregnancy, any other bleeding would be considered pathologic. ...Read more

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How would I know the difference between my period and abnormal vaginal bleeding?

How would I know the difference between my period and abnormal vaginal bleeding?

You might not: If the bleeding is occurring at regular intervals, it probably is your period. Your physician with more information would be able to give you a better answer. ...Read more

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What can cause vaginal bleeding besides a period?

Polyps and such: Bleeding can occur from cervical or endometrial polyps, vaginal trauma or abrasions, and cervical growths. There are many more reasons but that's just a start. ...Read more

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I have vaginal bleeding with clots but not period?

I have vaginal bleeding with clots but not period?

Vag Bleeding: Abnormal vaginal bleeding has many possible causes. By itself, it does not necessarily indicate a serious condition. But if it has been happening for a month you should see your GYN doctor.

http://www. Webmd. Com/women/tc/abnormal-vaginal-bleeding-topic-overview#1 ...Read more

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What to do if I have heavy vaginal bleeding-not period?

Gyno work-up: Menorrhagia requires gyno to exam, or biopsy endometrium, polyp? etc ...Read more

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I have had vaginal bleeding for 9 days now. Bleeding started 4-5 days before period was set to start. What could this be?

I have had vaginal bleeding for 9 days now. Bleeding started 4-5 days before period was set to start. What could this be?

Irregular cycle: This may be a hormonal breakthrough bleed; however, if sexually active and unprotected, get a pregnancy test. I also suggest a GYN evaluation. ...Read more

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My last period was sept 17th, and now I am having a dark reddish brown vaginal bleeding, and it's a light flow. What should I do?

Wait: If you don't think you might have a chance to be pregnant, and you are not having pain. I would wait and see what happens with your next period. ...Read more

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I'm having problems with after period vaginal bleeding. There are a lot of events that have lead up to this point, so I feels serious to me. Help plz?

Go see your doctor: If it feels serious to you, then you need to go see your doctor for a complete & thorough evaluation. This isn't appropriate venue to ask you to go into detail re "lot of events that have lead up to this point". This is where your doctor steps in to help figure out what's going on. Good luck! ...Read more

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My period is 8 days late but im experiencing vaginal bleeding?

My period is 8 days late but im experiencing vaginal bleeding?

Pregnant?: Have you done a pregnancy test? If negative, your period was just a bit late and will likely self-correct itself next cycle.

Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I tell if I am experiencing vaginal bleeding or just my period?

How do I tell if I am experiencing vaginal bleeding or just my period?

By Calender: Periods come every month. Most people have 28 to 30 days cycle. And periods are associated with other changes like sore breasts, cramps in lower abdomen. Pelvic pressure, food cravings, mood swings, irritability, backache, water retention, headache and fatigue. Not all women get all symptoms but some symptoms they get every months. And it lasts 3to5 days
Vaginal Bleeding can happen in between the periods. ...Read more

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How late should I expect my period to be if I took the Plan B pill one day after my last period and have had vaginal bleeding for the past 3 days?

How late should I expect my period to be if I took the Plan B pill one day after my last period and have had vaginal bleeding for the past 3 days?

Use Plan B: Plan b is a high dose of birth control to disrupt the hormonal patterns to delay or prevent ovulation. Abnormal bleeding after is common and expected. Check preg test in 10 days. Start birth control and use condoms to prevent these scares in the future. ...Read more

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