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Vaginal Bleeding

Vaginal bleeding apart from menstruation is a sign of some problem in the reproductive system. Some of the causes of abnormal vaginal bleeding are cervical or uterine cancer, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, perimenopause, sexually transmitted infections, and uterine polyps.

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I have severe idiopathic long-term vaginal bleeding. How can I get over it?

Query: Hello doctor. I have been bleeding for ten months now. Previously I had a hemorrhage for four months, had about two weeks off, and then started bleeding again. The bleeding is heavy and clot-filled, quickly filling both a 10-hour tampon and pad at the same time. The first doctor I saw, found nothin...  Read Full »

Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You can wait if you have been married for one year and desire a kid. And, sure, it is an important decision. It is also true that we are occasionally advised to remove the uterus at a young age. However, get a second opinion from a reputable gynecologist. Perform any h...  Read Full »

I have taken abortion pills Mifepristone and Misoprostol after which I started bleeding. Should I be concerned?

Query: Hello doctor, I have taken abortion pills Mifepristone and Misoprostol 4 tablets. After that I started bleeding and it is 4th day today but I did not get heavy bleeding, it was normal and my last period date was last month. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Muntaqa Butt

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, most likely it is aborted. Go for an obstetrical ultrasound for confirmation. For most people, the cramping and bleeding usually start 1 to 4 hours after taking Misoprostol. It is normal to see large blood clots (up to the size of a lemon) or clumps of tissue du...  Read Full »

I suffer from vaginal bleeding and had a biopsy done. Kindly review my reports.

Query: Hello doctor,I suffer from a bleeding problem. I did a biopsy for my problem and have its reports which show the following-Clinical history: DUB.Specimen: Endometrial tissue specimen for HPE.Grass description: Received multiple friable pale brown to dark brown soft tissue bits together measuring 2.0...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) and it says you were pregnant. Most probably the bleeding you have is due to incomplete abortion, so in the process of D and C (dil...  Read Full »

I am a 28-year-old woman, and I took oral contraceptive pill 43 hours after my boyfriend ejected sperm in my vagina. Please help.

Query: Hello,I am a 28-year-old female. My boyfriend ejected sperm in my vagina when I was asleep and we did not have sex after that. When I woke up I saw sperm all over my vagina, and I am not sure if the sperm went inside or not. As I was not sure I took oral contraceptives 43 hours after the incident. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I hope you are feeling better now. Based on the details you have provided, it seems that you experienced some side effects from the emergency contraceptive pill, which is normal. The bleeding you had might have been cau...  Read Full »

I experienced vaginal bleeding a week after taking emergency contraceptive pills following unprotected sex, along with a missed period. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. After engaging in unprotected sex, I took emergency contraceptive pills. Despite taking the pills, I continued to have sexual intercourse for the next consecutive days. Approximately seven days later, I started experiencing vaginal bleeding, although it stopp...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. In your case, menstrual irregularities could be attributed to a hormonal imbalance caused by the emergency contraceptive pill. Since you took the pill on time, the likelihood of pregnancy in your situation is extremely low. A...  Read Full »

I am worried as I had taken two doses of oral contraceptive pills a month ago with a gap of 15 days and since then I am having a little bleeding. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I took an oral emergency contraceptive pill a month ago and then again another pill 15 days after that. I started having some spotting on the seventh day from the second dose of oral contraceptive. Everyday I am having a little bleeding when I work out at the gym or masturbate. The ble...  Read Full »

Dr. Arjun Chaudhari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Emergency contraceptive pills consumption can cause irregular periods and you are facing the same problems that occur with the consumption of oral contraceptives. May I know what was your last date of periods before these ...  Read Full »

Is it normal to bleed during the sixteenth week of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24-years-old female, and I am 16 weeks pregnant. I had slight bleeding six days ago. I immediately went to the hospital and checked for the baby's heartbeat, and it was fine. Then, I was examined with a speculum, which showed cervical erosion. After removing the speculum, I was bl...  Read Full »

Dr. Radha Peruvemba Hariharan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Did you have an ultrasound scan or only listen to fetal heartbeat when you went for the examination? If you had a scan, does it mention any intrauterine bleeding or subchorionic hematoma? There should not be any bleeding after speculum examination. Since you are sayi...  Read Full »

I have been bleeding for the past few days after my last period cycle got over. Why so?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29-year-old female. I am currently planning to have a baby. After a few days of my last period cycle, I found that I am bleeding again. It is a small amount of blood but there is a bleed until today. The bleeding will get worse if I do house chores or when I lift heavy things. It...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This could be because of hormonal changes due to stress and strain, anxiety, and work pressure. Just see how will your periods be this time. If the bleeding continues, then get a pelvic scan done to rule out the exact cause. I also suggest you take a Folic acid supp...  Read Full »

I had bleeding after frequent and rigorous sex. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. This week for multiple days I participated in very frequent sexual activity and sometimes rigorous. Two days ago, I bled on the mattress after sex, and sex was painful. I experienced sharp pain at the start of intercourse, and I have been bleeding ever since....  Read Full »

Dr. Yash Kathuria

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. After rigorous sex, there are high chances of vaginal tears leading to bleeding, and the same issue may cause a burning sensation during urination. I would advise you to consult with your gynecologist as soon as pos...  Read Full »

Why are the hCG levels high after miscarriage?

Query: Hello doctor,My wife is 39-year-old, and this was her first pregnancy. She had an early miscarriage with light bleeding. She was approximately four weeks pregnant. We went to the hospital due to very light bleeding, and they did an ultrasound (transvaginal) which did not detect anything, as well as ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The presence of positive beta human chorionic gonadotropin indicates a developing pregnancy, but if it is not intrauterine, then it is likely to develop outside the uterus as a possible ectopic pregnancy. You should wait for two weeks for a repeat USG (ultrasound) pelv...  Read Full »

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