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Why Do I Keep Bleeding After My Period
Spotting: Spotting is 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
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
Prostaglandins: Your body produces prostaglandins to help break down the lining of your uterus at the end of your cycle (if you are not pregnant). Prostaglandins cause contractions of the uterus, inflammation and pain. Nsaids like Ibuprofen will help. If the cramping/pain persists even with the help of nsaids, visit your doctor, who will help manage your cramps and pain. ...Read more
Why do I want to have sex after just finishing my period every time im intimate after my period i bleed a little. Why?
Mittelshmerz: How's that for a fancy word? It just means that you have pain when you ovulate. It's not a bad or dangerous thing at all. Now, some women have endometriosis and can get this kind of pain too, but you are far too young for that. Follow up with your obgyn if it worsens. Good luck. ...Read more
Lining breaking down: the lining of your uterus starts to break down and actually you may be bleeding a little, but not enought to make it to your pad. I will often examine a woman and have to clean the cervix as there is bleeding, but she wil say she hasn't seen any blood yet. Ibuprofen etc can help. ...Read more
Ovary cyst: Your period stops as a result of increasing estrogen levels as the next cycle develops. The increasing estrogen is being produced by the ovaries. One of the ovaries will have a cyst that is beginning to enlarge - that could be the source of your cramps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dont know when my period starts or ends i spot all month im irregular and the days i don't bleed and I have sex i bleed after any thoughts?
I just got off my period and I haven't been bleeding all day but after I shower I start to bleed again? Why?
May be PMS.: Premenstrual syndrome (pms) symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain ; swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands ; feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs ; exacerbation of chronic conditions. ...Read more
NOT NORMAL U NEED: Evaluation could be a problem with your cervix or uterus like a polyp or fibroid or adenomyosis, or hormone problems or hyperplasia or cancer( hopefully not) of the endometrium, so u need to see a gyn for a workup to determine the cause and then it can be treated, an option that I do in my office once i know there is no cancer or precancer is endometrial ablation- that gets rid of the endometrium. ...Read more
Hard to tell: It depends on many details of your situation. If you're having abnormal bleeding, it's time to call your doctor for a follow-up. ...Read more
Prostaglandins: Something that happens during your period is the release of prostaglandins that cause your uterus to cramp and expel the old lining of your uterus. Those prostaglandins can sometimes still remain after all the blood's gone and cause cramping. Old blood can also be irritating and cause cramping as well. This is normal as long as it doesn't go for much longer after the period. ...Read more
I just had my period so I can't be pregnant, right? why do I have spotting the day after my period..& why have I had cramps for a week after it ended
Vaginal odor: There are several causes of bad smelling vaginal discharge and testing is needed to determine the cause and treatment. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It causes a watery discharge with a fishy odor. It is not sexually transmitted and your partner does not require treatment. It is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
I keep bleeding after 2 weeks of my period and i would like to know if it is something I should be concerned? I'm usually pretty regular but i been having this for the last two months. I thought it would just go away but i guess it has ins't.
Since : Since your prolonged bleeding has continued for two months, please see your gynecologist for an evaluation. Abnormally heavy or prolonged bleeding (metrorrhagia) can be caused by multiple issues, including if a patient is in the perimenopausal age group, hormone fluctuations, weight fluctuations, and other issues. Since this has persisted you need to have a complete gynecological evaluation. If you had pain, fever, or felt light-headed you would need to be seen immediately. ...Read more
Varies: If you are having spotting or bleeding for more than ten days you should see your doctor to find out why. ...Read more
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I am having light bleeding after my period. It began monday march 17, and is still going. I normally get it for 4-5 days. Can you help?
Should I be worried if I am bleeding after my period stopped for 4 days? I am on depo and having trouble with it!?
I've been extremelystress & had rough sex before my period. I've been lightly bleeding after my period but I had no pain. What could be the reason?
Why do I keep bleeding when my boyfriend barely puts it in? And when we do have sex i'm not on my period at the time.
That's not good.: Maybe because you're 15 years old and your body is not ready for sexual intercourse. Or you may have a large and or thick hymen or it could be something else. Bottom line: you are not supposed to bleed every time you have sex, so you need to go get checked: planned parenthood or a woman's clinic can help you. Also, please make sure you're on effective birth control and using condoms........ ...Read more
I am experiencing some vaginal bleeding after my period and it's light watery and pieces of dark jelly blood what could cause this?
I've been on the birth control pill (yasmine) for over a year now and its the first time that i'm bleeding after my period is suppose to end. Help?
Hello.. I'm still bleeding after my period..it looks like pinkish blood.. With cramps.. I had unprotected sex after my period. Can I be pregnant?
I think that I am bleeding from my stomach or somewhere i threw up last night after eating a cheesy meal for supper.(around 2 am) it was very salty and real red. I also had bleeding after my period for about 10 days longer maybe a tablespoon or so each da
D&C on 1/30/17. 1st period 5/12 & norm. 2nd period started 6/11 and is got heavier w/small clots. Is this normal to keep bleeding? No pain.
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