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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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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 »

Is it normal to get brown fiber-like clots in my period?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18-year-old female. I noticed brown fiber-like blood clots in my period. I also had a PCOD problem. I used to get periods once every two or three months, but this time I got two periods within two weeks. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Brown discharge can be due to vaginal infection (bacterial or fungal) due to unprotected sex or improperly treated urinary tract infection. I suggest you Doxycycline 100 mg tablet twice a day after food for five days to prevent bacteri...  Read Full »

Is abnormal vaginal bleeding linked to early stage of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old female. I am on oral contraceptives. I was in the ER for irregular vaginal bleeding (red to dark brown and watery), in the absence of pregnancy or a miscarriage a week ago. My symptoms progressed; I got nausea, fatigue, and tiredness, tender and sore breasts, bloating, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The irregular bleeding in dark brown color is associated with the oral contraceptive you take. When there is a delay for more than 24 hours between two doses, an early withdrawal is initiated in the form of a bleed. When you continue the medicines, it presents as spo...  Read Full »

My wife bleeds too much during menstruation. Why?

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 sugges...  Read Full »

I have irregular heavy bleeding. Is something wrong with my uterus?

Query: Hello Doctor, I am an 18 year old female. I had my normal period last week and it lasted for 7 days. Then three days after this it started again and was really heavy.This happens almost every month. Is something wrong with my uterus?   Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There can be so many reasons for irregular heavy bleeding. It can be a part of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding which has to be found out. You need to get routine blood investigations including thyroid profile and a basic pelvic scan done. Also take regular iron to correc...  Read Full »

Is orange discharge indicative of a miscarriage?

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 and...  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

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 chorionic go...  Read Full »

Irregular bleeding post-contraceptive pills. Please help.

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 ...  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 tablets thrice a day ti...  Read Full »

I am having irregular periods. Please suggest.

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 th...  Read Full »

Will I be able to conceive again with a perforated uterus?

Query: Hello doctor, I did an abortion seven years before, and I have not got any complications since then. But I was reading about the perforated uterus, and now I am worried. I do not have any medical issues, and my concern is that I am getting scared I might not be able to conceive again.  Read Full »


Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for sharing your concern, and it is quite understandable. Uterine perforation usually occurs if abortion is being performed by the use of sharp instruments and vigorous curettage. If the abortion was undertaken with medicines only then, there is no such chanc...  Read Full »

I experienced bleeding at 6 weeks of pregnancy. Please help.

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 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 with erosions on the cerv...  Read Full »

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