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Mary Claire Haver, M. D.
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Experience:  U.S. Educated, Trained and Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist practicing for 10 years
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I have abnormal vaginal bleeding, lower back pain, that radiates

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I have abnormal vaginal bleeding, lower back pain, that radiates slightly to the right and swollen legs.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Mary Claire Haver, M. D. replied 6 years ago.
How long have you had this bleeding and pain. Can you describe the bleeding pattern you have had over the last year? How old are you? Have you ever had this before? Do you take any medications?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I take no medications. I am 38. I have had the bleeding for the past two weeks, not heavy, sometimes brownish in color. But after sex, it is red. I have never had an abnormal period or abnormal bleeding.
Expert:  Mary Claire Haver, M. D. replied 6 years ago.

Thank you for your question. It is an honor to be of some assistance to you.
Hang in there! Since this is the first time this has happened to you it is likely nothing serious. You most likely have develped a functional ovarian cyst that is leading to your irregular bleeding, pain and symptoms. Most cysts resolve on their own - thankfully and require no treatment. You can take tylenol and Ibuprofen for the pain. If it gets worse over the next day or two, it is then time to call the doctor.

I hope you find this information helpful.

Please, do not hesitate to ask me any questions in the future or to request me.

Remember, this communication does not replace a visit to the doctor.

Good Luck and Well Wishes,

Dr. Haver
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