Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding and Remedies for Vaginal Bleeding
Unexpected bleeding is always a concern for a woman at any stage of life. Bleeding other than a normal menstrual period and even an abnormally heavy period can be great cause for alarm. The medical term for excessive or long-drawn-out vaginal bleeding that occurs at the regular time of the menstrual cycle is known as menorrhagia. Metrorrhagia is the term used to pass on to uterine bleeding at irregular intervals, mainly between the expected menstrual periods.
Abnormal vaginal bleeding is any vaginal bleeding not related to healthy menstruation. This type of bleeding may include spotting of small amount of blood between periods often seen on toilet paper after wiping or heavy periods when you soak a pad an hour for more than a few hours. Bleeding that lasts for weeks at a time is also considered abnormal. However, bleeding in any of the next situations is abnormal:
* Bleeding between periods
* Bleeding after sex
* Bleeding heavier or for more days than normal
* Bleeding during pregnancy
* Bleeding after before puberty or menopause
Some possible causes of abnormal vaginal bleeding:
Frequently Asked Questions
Abnormal bleeding between periods ?
I have been experiencing lower back and abdominal pain, bleeding between periods and after intercourse, leg pain, and I have lost 5 pounds without even trying. No I am not pregnant, I already took a pregnancy test. I have scheduled a genealogist app. But I was wondering what do you think it is? Any ideas, I just want to know what to expect .
Birth control, abnormal bleeding between periods, possible pregnancy?
I have been on a daily birth control for over eight months. I have always tried to take my pill at the exact same time, every night. However, recently, I have been irregularly taking it. I actually skipped one night, took it the next night[with that nights dose], and felt sick the following morning. Also, I have a one hour time frame which I now take it in, instead of the “ten minute” frame I’ve always had.
Exactly two weeks ago, I ended my monthly cycle. Two days later, I had sex, protected. Now, for the past week, I have been bleeding irregularly. It’s not a heavy bleed. In addition, I’m currently under a lot of stress from a new job.
I am concerned with if my bleeding is from a pregnancy? Or from a bad habit of when I’m taking my pill? Or simply stress?
You really need to speak with your Dr. , these symptoms can be cause by the pill, especially taking it at irregular times but other things can cause it as well.
Best wishes 🙂
Abnormal Bleeding between periods?
I had my last period on May 18th-23rd. It is June 8 and I am experiencing vaginal bleeding. I have been very regular for the past year, although when I first started my period, I was very abnormal for the first 2 years (I started my period 3 years ago). I am worried that something might be wrong. What might have caused this? Is this normal?
It’s most likely nothing. From the time frame listed I would suggest in might be ovulation bleeding. Is it lighter than your menstrual blood? If so, it’s probably just your body releasing an egg. No big deal.
There are some other causes you might also consider.
*Have you recently started the pill? If so, it’s normal for women to experience bleeding in between periods until their hormones level out.
*Are you in your earlier teens (13-16)? If so it might just be a hormonal imbalance.
*It may also be uterine fibroids or polyps. This is less likely, but if you continue to have bleeding in between your periods in the coming months couples with pain, you might consider talking to your OB about it. He/She should be able to help you figure out what’s going on down there.
I wouldn’t worry about it. Bleeding in between your periods is not usually something to be concerned about. If you are experiencing a lot of pain (more than you do from usual cramps), you are bleeding for over a week, or you find that you bleed in between periods for more than three months in a row, you should talk to a gynecologist, just to make sure everything is okay.
Girlfriend is having abnormal bleeding between periods and bad cramps… not sure what’s wrong… HELP! =*(?
My girlfriend is 18. She has been taking birthcontrol the whole time we’ve been together. (6 months). About 4 months ago she had an abortion, and she never went in for her second checkup to make sure she was OK. I tried to force her.. but you can lead a horse to water.. but you can’t make it drink. So she never went in for her second checkup.
Since then, however she has had a PAP test and a pelvic exam both of witch were normal (she had a appendicitis and they check her while they were seeing what was wrong.) SO ANYTHING would have shown up if there was a problem, right??
Anyhow… about two weeks ago she finished up her period.. and had forgotten to take her birthcontrol. She missed about three days and then remembered. So she took them all with about a 4 hour time frame between each (as her instructions said to do). She was fine for a few days then she comes out into the kitchen and tells me she is bleeding… not too badly, but just kinda spotting. It was strange, since it wasn’t expected due to her having her period just about 4 days before. Well it has been about 8 days now and she is STILL bleeding. It has gotten worse.. she goes through about 4/5 tampons a-day and she is bleeding heavy. Today… she was weak and tonight when she got up and walked around she went and threwup. She is shaky if she stands too long, and she is very tired and weak. We don’t know what’s going on… and she doesn’t seem to think it has anything to do with the abortion, cuz she had a PAP and examination since then. So we are confused…
(she might be anemic??? she has a history of that)
PLEASE H E L P US! =(
Abnormal vaginal bleeding between periods?
I had unprotected sex amidst 4th day & 8th day of my menstrual cycle.There was no ejaculation done inside me…just to be safe I used an emergency contraceptive pill on the 9th day (i.e within 72h)! Now its almost the 16th day of my cycle and I’ve abnormal spotting and vaginal bleeding.(My normal cycle being 29 days long)…..I’m worried and can’t trace the cause for this.Could I be pregnant? Is it a side effect of EC pill? Please do help me.
Thanks in advance
u had sex on 4th and 8th day quite safe zone for pregnancy
9th day u took emergency pill there was no need of it
16 th day u had vaginal bleeding well it was withdrawal bleeding due to pills u took, it normally comes 7 days after the pill,
don’t worry there is no pregnancy u will get ur period at ur due date there may be delay of one or two days,
u must be happy now
don’t go now without protection of condom. and don’t take emergency pills
further I will advise u if u want sex and without condom, then start pills 21 pack, that is much safer
while I pills r not safe
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