Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Any unusual or untimely bleeding from the uterus and through the vagina can be called as abnormal uterine bleeding. It can happen during any time in the menstrual cycle. The common causes are pregnancy, uterine or cervical cancer, endometrial polyp, and menopause.

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Should I worry about a bulky uterus with an intramural fibroid?

Query: Hi doctor, My mom had headaches and backpain. So recently, my mom went for an ultrasound scan and was diagnosed with a bulky uterus. The size of her uterus is 83x41x61 mm, and they also found an intramural fibroid sized 57x33x38 mm. Could you please help me understand what exactly this means and is...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? Let me start by saying that it is nothing to worry. Let me explain. Fibroids or myomas are benign or non-malignant masses arising from the muscles fibers of the uterus, usually in women with not many children (1 or 2). These masses are like stones an...  Read Full »

I am having heavy bleeding and irregular periods, kindly suggest medicine for the bleeding.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30-year-old female with heavy bleeding and irregular periods. This year, I had my first period five months back, and the second one a month back. But I have been bleeding for 15 days continuously. So please suggest medicine for the bleeding. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Answer: Hi Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post and understood your concern. Irregular bleeding at thirty-plus years of age is quite common. The common causes include PCOS (Polycystic ovary syndrome), fibroid uterus, adenomyotic uterus or increased uterine thickness, hormonal imbalances, thyro...  Read Full »

I am six weeks pregnant and had a bright red bleeding. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am at six or seven weeks from conception. I did not have a visit yet. Today, I experienced a slight bright red bleeding. Can you tell me what I should do? I am really worried.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? By six weeks of pregnancy, the baby's heartbeat is visualized. Only a scan showing adequate fetal growth and heartbeat, with good decidual reaction indicates a healthy pregnancy. The reasons for bleeding now could be: Pregnancy is associated ...  Read Full »

I have period-like bleeding during my seventh week of pregnancy. Should I go to ER?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 21 year old female. I am seven weeks and two days pregnant today. I woke up this morning bleeding. It has been constant as if I were on my period. I called my doctor, but got no response. I do not know if I should go to the ER or not.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? If the bleeding is severe, as in your periods, then it is not a good sign. You will have to meet your doctor immediately.I hope you had a scan at six weeks. That is when you can see the baby and the first heart beat. In this scan, the location of ...  Read Full »

Why does bleed severely during menses?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is suffering from a menstrual cycle problem. She is bleeding too much, and her period continues for 7 days. Due to this, low BP, headache, and the lower back problem has started. For the last two years, she has been feeling weak and less energetic. Kindly suggest good medicine...  Read Full »

Dr. Anindya Das

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the details given in your query, it seems that your wife is suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB). There are several reasons for AUB. For diagnosis, you better do one ultrasonography of the abdomen and serum for a thyroid function test. Meanwhile, I sug...  Read Full »

I have pain in my lower abdomen and back, and I bleed when I urinate. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have got pain in my lower abdomen and in my lower back. I started to bleed while I urinated. With time the pain in my lower abdomen though decreased, and the pain while I urinated increased to a severe level. The pain starts from the urethra and extends to the bladder area. The blood...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have lower abdomen and back pain along with blood in urine along with itching around the pubic area. This happened near your due date for periods. If your observation is really correct, it seems severe urinary infection or some injury anywhere in the urinary trac...  Read Full »

Why am I bleeding even after seven weeks of delivery?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife gave birth to twins two months back through cesarean section. She bled for about two and a half weeks, stopped for one week and has been bleeding continuously again (after it had stopped for one week). She is now in her seventh week after giving birth and still bleeding (it sta...  Read Full »

Dr. Prabha Ranjan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclinic.com. The bleeding after seven weeks of delivery is not good. The ultrasound scan is suggesting blood collection and infection in the uterus (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and it may have the right diagnosis because bleeding is unusual. I hope she is not...  Read Full »

I was put on Yaz recently and have not stopped bleeding at all. What can I take?

Query: Hello doctor,I am an 18 year old female. I was recently put on the contraceptive pill Yaz for 12 days and have not stopped bleeding in that time. The blood varies from dark red and stringy to black and is reasonably heavy (about the same as the first few days of period). Is there anything I can do t...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? You can definitely have tablet Tranexamic acid, but I do not think it will stop the bleeding. To immediately stop bleeding, I suggest you take tablet Norethisterone 5 mg (Primolut-N or Norgest or Regestrone or Regulate or Carina-NCR). Have two ta...  Read Full »

I have irregular periods and I am on Norethisterone. Should I continue the drug?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had irregular periods for months. I am experiencing abnormal periods where I am bleeding every other week. Sometimes the bleeding lasts a few days whereas sometimes it lasts at least eight days. More recently, I have had my worst period. I have had it 10 days then off for three ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The contraceptive efficacy of the Norethisterone is quite less and if you are taking it irregularly then also it may cause a breakthrough bleeding. So the important thing is to get a pregnancy test as this is the most common cause to rule out. If this is ruled out t...  Read Full »

Kindly help me know the reason for my pain and difficulty during penetration.

Query: Hi doctor, During intercourse, we faced difficulty in penetration though I lost my virginity. After so many tries, we finally had full penetration, but it was severely painful. After my last sexual intercourse, I started having slight bleeding that did not stop for a whole month. I would like to kno...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. There can be multiple causes for painful intercourse. 1) Intercourse for the first time will be painful because of the hymen tear, and some bleeding may occur due to hymen rupture. 2) The bleeding may be repeated for the next two to thre...  Read Full »

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