Heavy Bleeding And Weakness

Heavy bleeding or menorrhagia is abnormally heavy and prolonged menstrual bleeding. The excess loss of blood results in anemia, weakness, and tiredness. The other symptoms include shortness of breath, fatigue, and passing of blood clots.

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Kindly advise ayurveda treatment for uterine fibroid.

Query: Hi doctor,I have a fibroid of 9.6 × 6.9 cm. It is an intramural fibroid. I have heavy bleeding and back pain during my periods. I also have PCOS. I am taking Rasagandhi mezhugu. What medicine should I take along with Rasagandhi mezhugu for fibroid? Since the size of my fibroid is big, please give m...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Ayurveda Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Pharmacologist, Siddha Medicine Specialist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. To stop the bleeding, I suggest the following: Tablet Ashokadi vati - two in the morning after breakfast, two in the afternoon and two after dinner. Continue this till the bleeding stops. If you do not get the above tablet, buy Ashoka pattai (bark) choorna. Take 1 g t...  Read Full »

Suggest an alternative birth control method to copper T.

Query: Hi doctor, My baby is now 1 year old. I got copper T inserted after 3 months of my delivery. I still have prolonged and heavy periods followed by spotting lasting for up to 10-15 days. There is no other issue that I face. Is it because of copper T insertion or can there be some other reason too? W...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. How was the bleeding before pregnancy and for 3 months after delivery? Was your delivery a normal or C-section? Whether the copper-T is properly placed or not or to see some other cause for heavy bleeding you need to take a tr...  Read Full »

Why is there heavy bleeding and weakness after MTP?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 36 year old married female and have twins. Last month, I was again pregnant with twins and for some reasons, opted for MTP. It was done in a hospital. Of late, there has been heavy bleeding and resulting weakness. At the time of the medical procedure, I was prescribed capsule Zevi...  Read Full »


Dr. Veena Madhankumar

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The reason for heavy bleeding could be due to some retained products of conception. Get an ultrasound examination which will tell about the status of the uterine cavity. Cause for the tiredness may be anemia due to bleeding and so, please check your hemoglobin level. ...  Read Full »

What shall I do for heavy periods and anemia?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 24 years old. I have had irregular and painful periods since I started my first periods in 13. I have a kid, who is 3 now. It was a normal vaginal delivery and I did have a fibroid that came out later that day. But as of lately, I have been having a very pink tinted discharge with...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I hope you are feeling better now. Have you been started on Iron tablets? I would suggest tablet Livogen XT (combination of Iron, Folic acid and Zinc sulfate) once at night with a glass of lime juice for better absorption. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss...  Read Full »

Why am I getting prolonged foul order vaginal bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old and mostly likely anemic. Before two months, my period lasted longer than normal and the bleeding stopped after 8 to 10 days. My last period started on the correct date and I am still bleeding. I thought it was finished after my normal five day streak, but I leaked bloo...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can bleed more sometimes due to irregular menses because of hormonal (chemical) levels of your body and its effect. But, you can bleed also due to cervical erosions and infection there. I personally never recommend tampons. Because, your menstrual blood contains so...  Read Full »

Is the fact menorrhagia leads to anemia true?

Query: Hi doctor,Person who suffers from menorrhagia (heavy bleeding during period) is at higher risk of anemia. Is this true? Is there any basis to this claim? What if you are already anemic and suffering from menorrhagia? What complications are associated with the same? What precautions should one take i...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is common for a woman to experience blood loss of 60-80 ml per menstrual cycle. In cases of menorrhagia the blood loss is heavier and in the form of clots or in terms of using more than 6-7 sanitary napkins daily during menses. Menorrhagia easily leads to anemia o...  Read Full »

I had tachycardia after a heavy period. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,Last month, I did a health check-up and everything was fine. Later, I had my cycle a little heavy compared to my regular one. I felt quite weak. I went for an ECG in a local diagnostic center. It showed tachycardia and an early transition posterior infarct. I am very prone to anxiety. P...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the limited details on this case that I have, it seems you are worried about the finding on the EKG (electrocardiogram) as early transition infarct of the posterior wall.  As you had a recent heavy menstrual bleed and you were feeling sick, that is ...  Read Full »

I have started bleeding heavily in my postpartum. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently (almost) 6 weeks postpartum. I had sex at 4 weeks of postpartum and I got the Nexplanon inserted a couple of days before that. My doctor checked to see whether my uterus was still up high and it was not. Also, I did not have any tearing during birth. My bleeding stopped at ...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please get yourself checked by a gynecologist internally and get a pelvic scan done to rule out the exact cause. Post delivery your body is tender and in a state of recovery. It is not yet ready to take so much stress and strain. Usually, this could be due to the Nexplano...  Read Full »

For uterine fibroid, how quickly should I get surgery?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 46 and a mother of three children. I have been diagnosed with multiple fibroids a few in the anterior wall intramural and a few on the posterior wall and a bulky 134 x 74 x 87 mm uterus. The endometrium is displaced posteriorly. The symptom is mainly heavy menstrual bleeding that las...  Read Full »


Dr. Abiodun A

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having symptomatic uterine fibroid. Since it is symptomatic and you have had children, then the best for you is to go for a hysterectomy. This will make you to have peace of mind. If you do not get surgery, then there is a tendency of recurrent heavy menstrua...  Read Full »

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