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What's breakthrough bleeding?

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Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Not cycle related

Every month most women get a period that lasts for about 5-7 days.
Bleeding that is not related to this cycle is considered "breakthrough bleeding". This can be related to hormonal / cycle related problems, or related to anatomic problems, such as uterine polyps.

In brief: Not cycle related

Every month most women get a period that lasts for about 5-7 days.
Bleeding that is not related to this cycle is considered "breakthrough bleeding". This can be related to hormonal / cycle related problems, or related to anatomic problems, such as uterine polyps.
Dr. Timothy Raichle
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