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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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 »

For an endometrial problem, is contrast MRI useful?

Query: Hi doctor, I had not had periods for 8 years. There was some spotting for around a year. The endometrial thickness is 7.7. The complex echo suggesting menstruation, though not having periods. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is likelihood of serum progesterone deficiency. ET (endometrial thickness) 7.7 indicates a luteal phase defect and spotting indicates irregular shedding. Get a serum progesterone level test done. If low, then cyclical progesterone would have to be star...  Read Full »

Please suggest medicines for fibroids.

Query: Hello doctor, My sister aged 41 years is having painful periods, heavy bleeding, left lower back pain, lower abdomen pain and difficulty in breathing immediately after taking food. She is having these difficulties nearly for the past six months. The latest finding of doctors here is fibroids in the...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, fibroid can also be treated by using contraceptive pills, but again they have to be used for a long time. Using contraceptive pills for long time can cause side effects like elevated blood pressure, excess clotting of blood leading to stroke, heart attac...  Read Full »

Why is there continuous bleeding after taking abortion pills?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife took abortion pills before three weeks, but still, her periods did not stop. She is getting some fiber along with the blood and we think that this is not normal. Can you please suggest?  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Her symptoms are suggestive of incomplete abortion. First, you should go for pelvic ultrasonography to see the cause. Then you should consult a gynecologist and get your examination done. If any retained products of conception are there then it can be evacuated by surgi...  Read Full »

What is the Progyluton pill?

Query: Hello doctor, Could you please tell me about what problem is Progyluton prescribed?  Read Full »


Dr. Aparna M Sathawane

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Childbirth Educator, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Progyluton is a combined hormonal pill. It has multiple uses. The most common uses are to treat abnormal uterine bleeding, irregular menses and contraception. For more information consult an infertility specialist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-...  Read Full »

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