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Why do I keep spotting after my period?

Why do I keep spotting 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

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

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


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Why do I get cramps after my period?

Why do I get cramps after my period?

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

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Why do I want to have sex after just finishing my period every time im intimate after my period i bleed a little. Why?

Why do I want to have sex after just finishing my period every time im intimate after my period i bleed a little. Why?

Blood : There is nothing dangerous, harmful or weird about having sex after your period unless you are having sex without condoms or birth control to prevent stds and pregnancy. If blood is still present in the back of the vagina it will come out during and after sex. ...Read more

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Why do I feel really good 2 days before my period and during my period?

Why do I feel really good 2 days before my period and during my period?

Unknown: It's rare that someone tells me that they feel GOOD before their period. Usually the premenstrual syndrome is associated with high amounts of progesterone that lead to bloating, constipation, and sometimes nausea. Is this something new for you or have you always had this? ...Read more

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Why do I have cramps 2 weeks before my period?

Why do I have cramps 2 weeks before my period?

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

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Why do I have cramps 3-4 days before my period.?

Why do I have cramps 3-4 days before my period.?

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

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Why do I have cramps 3 days after my period?

Why do I have cramps 3 days after my period?

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 more

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Why do I bleed from my anus before my period?

Why do I bleed from my anus before my period?

??: You should not bleed from your rectum before your period.Please have this checked out. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Abnormal: This is abnormal menstruation called dub (dysfunctional uterine bleeding) and should be evaluated by a gynecologist. Sometimes, even small fibroids in your uterus can cause this. Best to see a gyn dr. And get the situation evaluated, best wishes. ...Read more

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Why do I get cramps a week before my period?

Why do I get cramps a week before my period?

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

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Why am i bleeding when I do not have my period ?

Why am i bleeding when I do not have my period ?

Midcycle bleeding: Bleeding can occur with ovulation at midcycle, but any bleeding can be a sign of something more serious and should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I bleed 15 to 20 days during my periods?

Why do I bleed 15 to 20 days during my periods?

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

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Why do I have heavy period after having my IUD taken out. When will it stop?

Why do I have heavy period after having my IUD taken out. When will it stop?

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

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Why do I have cramps 3days before my period? It's as if im getting my period now.

Cramps before period: Many possibilites. This may be nutritional deficiency with not enough calcium, magnesium, potassium and other minerals in your diet. Also may be due to insufficent exercise or excess stress. ...Read more

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Why do I still cramp after my period ?

Why do I still cramp after my period ?

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

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Why do I bruise every month before my period?

Why do I bruise every month before my period?

Bruising: It is not typical to notice bruising specifically around the time of the menstrual cycle. Consider seeing a primary care doctor to undergo an evaluation for easy bruising. ...Read more

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I keep bleeding after my period and im on birth control , is this normal ?

I keep bleeding after my period and im on birth control , is this normal ?

Not normal: You need to see your gyn, could be from the pills or problems with your cervix or uterus or other hormones or infection your gyn can do an exam blood work and ultrasound to cure your problem. ...Read more

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I keep on bleeding after my period its not much but still find it weird it give off a bad odor ?

I keep on bleeding after my period its not much but still find it weird it give off a bad odor ?

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

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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.

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

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Bleeding after my period?

Bleeding after my period?

Can be from : Many different causes. See you doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Why am i still bleeding after my period has ended?

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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Im having light pink bleeding after my period. never happened before?

Im having light pink bleeding after my period. never happened before?

Gynecologic eval: Your symptoms may be physiologic (ie. normal) or may be secondary to hormonal imbalances or other causes. It is always good to meet with your primary care provider or gynecologist (especially if symptoms worsen or you're planning to get prenant). ...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?

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?

See doctor: This can be normal if your cycles are starting to change. I would suggest seeing your doctor to discuss this further. ...Read more

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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?

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?

See a Doctor: Sometimes rough sex can cause you to have a tear in your private areas like labia, vagina etc. It is best to get checked. ...Read more

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So if it is possible to have implation bleeding after my period when should I take an hpt ?

So if it is possible to have implation bleeding  after my period when should I take an hpt ?

Pregnancy possible: The possibility exists. If you are one week late and still haven't had your menses, you should perform a home pregnancy test. If it is negative, repeat in one week. ...Read more

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Bleeding after my period and bad cramps not had sex?

1st check...: a pregnancy test. if bleeding is heavier than a heavy period and continues, see a doctor or go to the hospital right away. Also if it is the worst pain you have ever had and conitnues do the same ...Read more

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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.

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

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I am experiencing some vaginal bleeding after my period and it's light watery and pieces of dark jelly blood what could cause this?

Normal: Jelly blood as you describe it is usually mucous mixed with a little blood. Normal to have a little bleeding after your period is over. If it continues consider seeing a gynecologist to discuss. ...Read more

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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?

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?

That depends on when: You had sex.If it's say 12 to14 days after,you could be.Immediately ,after no,Impossible.The cramps and spotting could be infection? ...Read more

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