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Why does vaginal bleeding between periods happen?

Why does vaginal bleeding between periods happen?

Various reasons: Vaginal bleeding between periods can be caused by many things including missing doses of your oral contraceptive pill, infections, miscarriage, hormonal change or stress, tumors, vaginal trauma or injury, medications such as "blood thinners, " or other medical problems such as thyroid dysfunction. If this is the first episode, monitor it. If this is a persistent problem, see your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

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Vaginal bleeding between periods - is that a sign of cancer?

Vaginal bleeding between periods - is that a sign of cancer?

Could be: Cancer is only one of the many causes of bleeding between periods, others being, hormonal imbalance, cervicitis, endometrial polyps. However, any irregular bleeding should be investigated to exclude cervical or endometrial cancer. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal bleeding ater sex or in between periods?

What causes vaginal bleeding ater sex or in between periods?

Need Exam: To occasionally have a bit of spotting with intercourse may not mean anything bad. If it happens every time or if it is heavy then you should see your gynecologist. You could have a cervical infection, polyps, yeast, or dysplasia. An exam is quick and easy to disclose the cause. Spotting or light bleeding midway between periods may be normal due to ovulation. If it is heavy, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal bleeding and systomps associated with periods but your not on it

What causes vaginal bleeding and systomps associated with periods but your not on it

Irregular bleeding: 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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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

Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

Vaginal bleeding is any discharge of ...Read more