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Category: OB GYN
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Experience:  Trained in obstetrical care and routine gynecology. 14 years experience as a family physician.
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I have been bleeding for 12 days the first 5 were really bad

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I have been bleeding for 12 days the first 5 were really bad went to er they said mennorgia sp?...I'm on iron now since I'm normally anemic but day 12 still bleeding and cramping
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I'm on iron , stool softner, ibuprofen, and lisinioril for high bp
JA: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?
Customer: Yes I went to er 5 days ago , never had this before
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Yes history of high blood pressure I am 32 and have had it since I was 24, my father's whole side has it , maybe a year ago I have a 3 year old so last pap was around thAt time never had a abnormal .
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 1 month ago.

Hello,

I would recommend that you see your gynecologist for this.

You will probably benefit from a course of a progesterone to help stop the bleeding

Has this been a recurring problem or is it a more isolated incident of this prolonged bleeding ?

I hope that this is helpful for you

Let me know if you have further questions or concerns

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Thank you and Best Regards,

Anthony Bray MD