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What are the causes behind some women having monthly, period-like bleeding throughout their pregnancies?

What are the causes behind some women having monthly, period-like bleeding throughout their pregnancies?

Pregnancy Bleeding: It is common to experience "implantation bleeding" t he time of your first "missed period." thereafter, any vaginal bleeding is considered abnormal: http://www.Emedicinehealth.Com/pregnancy_bleeding/article_em.Htm. So, if this isn't inside of week 4, consult your obstetrician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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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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I am 28 year old female concerned about short duration of my monthly period which is hardly 3 days. Am I closer to menopause ?

I am 28 year old female concerned about short duration of my monthly period which is hardly 3 days. Am I closer to menopause ?

Not likely: This could be bleeding outside of your normal menses, it could be that you didn't ovulate this month and it could be early pregnancy related bleeding. Premature menopause (menopause before age 35) would usually be the cessation of periods as a result of ovarian failure. ...Read more

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Dear dr., I have question about monthly period, is it natural to a woman to have a period every 20 days cycle or 30 days cycle...

Dear dr., I have question about monthly period, is it natural to a woman to have a period every 20 days cycle or 30 days cycle...

Yes and No: Periods can come as soon as 20-21 days apart but if it just started to come more frequently now it should be evaluated by your gynecologist. Hormonal changes, ovarian cysts, endometrial polyps can cause these early periods or breakthrough bleeding so you should have it worked up. Especially at 44yo. ...Read more

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Can malaria cause a woman 2 miss her monthly period?

That is possible: A major illness can be a cause for missing one's period. ...Read more

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Does the menstrual cycle begin the day a womens period starts?

Yes: That is the definition. The day your period starts is the start of the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much cause a woman to miss her monthly period?

Let me help: Menstrual disorders (e.g., painful menstruation, heavy flow, premenstrual discomfort, and irregular or absent cycles) have been associated with chronic heavy drinking these disorders can have adverse effects on fertility ...Read more