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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Is stress a possible cause of post-hysterectomy bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, Five weeks ago, I had a hysterectomy along with uterus, cervix and fallopian tubes. I am experiencing light pink to red vaginal bleeding after dealing with high stress at work. I just had my second follow up with my doctor. She said that my stitches are intact and everything appears nor...  Read Full »


Dr. Abiodun A

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Post-hysterectomy bleeding could be as a result of infection or breakdown of the vault following sexual activity. Also, it could be a normal occurrence from the wound site in which stressful activity brings about the pain and bleeding as you are experiencing. My advice is...  Read Full »

Does an ultrasound detect abnormalities in the uterus?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 41 year old woman. I am suffering from cramping pain and bleeding after sex. I get an intermediate white or yellow discharge from breasts. I have an oily skin, facial hair growth and acne. I had prolactin test done and it was found to be normal. Before 10 years, I also had...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems like you have a severe infection and requires treatment. I suggest you consult your gynecologist for a checkup as bleeding post intercourse is not normal. I advice you to avoid i...  Read Full »

I am pregnant and my urine had an orange discharge with beige solid pieces. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a query regarding a possible miscarriage. I am five weeks pregnant and I woke up with abdominal pain and found a discharge in my urine that looks like small pieces of solids (beige color with a fluid inside) and with small pieces of what looks like tissue. There was no blood an...  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, this is the effect of the medicine. The discharge normally increases during pregnancy. And, if you are using vaginal suppositories, it may be because of staining. If the ultrasound shows everything is normal, then do not worry as your beta hCG (human ...  Read Full »

I bled abnormally along with pelvic pain. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex a month ago, but I used I-pill. Also, I had my period two weeks ago. Yesterday morning, when I went to the restroom, I bled a lot. It was not a normal bleeding and it was abundant. Also, I have pelvic pain and started to have lower stomach pain. Does that mean I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Childbirth Educator, Lactation Counselor, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, there are chances that you might be pregnant and might be aborting. Please get a serum beta hCG test (human chorionic gonadotropin) done. It is a blood test to detect pregnancy. Also, get an ultrasound done to see if the uterus is completely evacuated or not. I sug...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a way to control continuous abnormal vaginal bleeding.

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 45 years old. Since last month, she has had continuous abnormal vaginal bleeding. She has been prescribed by doctor Deviry 10 mg twice a day. Even after one week of medication, no improvement has been seen. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I totally understand your situation. If the bleeding has not responded to Deviry (Medroxy progesterone), then I would suggest you take her to the hospital and get her admitted. She would need some blood work done to see her blood parameter, also would require injectable P...  Read Full »

What is the chance of getting pregnant naturally with irregular periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 37-year-old unmarried female, with no sexual activity. I have been experiencing problem in periods that I have got the period twice a month in the last month, without any pain, and scanty period. My FSH is 8.29 miu/ml, LH is 7.69 miu/ml, prolactin 7.6 ng/ml, testosterone, total 18...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditi Laad

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your hormone levels are normal. I would like to know more about your menstrual cycle. Is it this month or every month you are getting frequent periods? I would like to get you a ultrasou...  Read Full »

What causes abnormal clots during periods?

Query: Hello! I am currently in my withdrawal bleeding week (placebo pill days, I am on birth control). Yesterday, I noticed two abnormal clots on my pad. I have experienced blood clots, but these were different. A little difficult to explain (I have a picture), but they were large and white, with visible ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq. Based on your description, I understand that you skin using the pills in early last month, in the beginning of your menstrual cycles and later took it continuously to avoid the placebo pills. See, first thing you have to understand is that , if you didn't start the birth...  Read Full »

I get irregular periods and so using sanitary pads always. What is my problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I have irregular periods and continuous bleeding in the genital area. So I am using sanitary pad always. And also have some kind of pain in the stomach.  Read Full »


Dr. Bhagyarekha Yattinamani

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Please tell me, when did you attain menarche? Have your periods been irregular always? If yes, tell me your cycle length. Are you married? Any children? Are you taking any other medications? When were your last periods? When was this ultrasou...  Read Full »

I get intense cramps and bleeding in the middle of birthcontrol pills. Is this sign of ectopic pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I was wondering if I could ask a few questions about a potential ectopic pregnancy? I recently started new birth control (after not taking any sort of birth control for three months) called Drospirenone and Ethinyl tablets, USP (3mg/0.02mg) and I am now on day 22 of taking the pills...  Read Full »


Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have to know that contraceptive pills will prevent a future pregnancy if you have taken the pills for seven days. After that, you can have unprotected sexual intercourse. So before that you have to use another form of contraception. Also, if you have had sexual...  Read Full »

Will bleeding more than once a month suggest cancer risk?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been extremely stressed lately. I started a new job a couple of months ago, I am going through a divorce, and I have health issues pertaining to a brain surgery I had two years ago. I had a normal pap smear last year. My periods were normal until three months ago. I was late by ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hell, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all stop worrying. We can take care of this. Stress can also play a vital role in hormonal functions. So try to calm and relax yourself first. See in general, an average length of the menstrual cycle that is considered normal is 28 plus minus 7 days, so any ...  Read Full »

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