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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Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 46 years old. She is having heavy bleeding during menstruation. She did not have her periods for eight months. Now, she started to have periods before 13 days and it is continuing to date. She uses five to six sanitary pads a day. Also, she has abdominal pain and constipation ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to iclin iq.com. From the history, it is clear that she is in her peri-menopausal stage and so she is experiencing menorrhagia or excessive bleeding for 13 days. It is commonly seen in peri-menopausal women. She has been given antifibrinolytics in the form of Trenaxa (Tranexamic acid) ... Read Full »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old female. I weigh about 87 kg. I am a mother of a 2-year-old kid and still breastfeeding. No history of PCOD and my periods are regular with a cycle of 28 days. I conceived after three years of marriage life. I had a natural delivery in 2018 and got my regular periods... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclinq.com. I can understand your concern. The reason for your excess flow could be most probably hormonal, yet if the bleeding continues to be more in subsequent cycles then a pelvic ultrasound should be done to rule out any new pathology in the uterus. Check your Hb (hemo... Read Full »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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