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I'm 47 years old and I a couple of years ago I had bleeding

HI, I'm 47 years old and I a couple of years ago I had bleeding in between a period and I just this week, I had red pencil dot spotting in between a period I started 23 days ago with pressure. The last time I had this a very detailed pelvic ultrasound showed nothing. I have also been taking the weight loss drug Qysmia. What is this a sign of??

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I went to my Doctor in Jul/Aug 2016 due to painful

I went to my Doctor in Jul/Aug 2016 due to painful intercourse as I have never had an issue before. He did a pelvic exam and said everything appeared normal, no signs of menopause (I'm 47). My bloodwork a few months before supported normal hormones, I also had saliva testing that said hormones normal. He sent me for an ultrasound as well. The ultrasound showed an ovarian cyst 1.7 cm and then when my pap came back it showed endometrial cells. The ultrasound showed normal endometrium. I had a follow up ultrasound in six weeks that showed cyst was 3.5 cm, but they weren't sure if it was the same one. I have another ultrasound today to see if it is still there or if it has grown. He tried putting me on the pill to see if it would shrink it, but I didn't like the effects of it, so I stopped taking it and just went back to using my natural progesterone. I should mention that I have also been having follow up ultrasounds on my thyroid which is covered in cysts, and my breasts which showed cysts for the last year and a half or two years. My sister had stage 3 triple positive breast cancer. Do you think that they should have sent me to a gynecologist by now?JA: In general, how has your health been lately?Customer: Good, I would say.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: My doctor always felt that I probably had endometriosis due to my painful periods since I started at age 13. My periods are very light and always have been. For the past two years I have had breakthrough spotting each month. I have had 6 miscarriages and 2 live births. They figured that the miscarriages were due to my progesterone being too low and my last pregnancy in 1993 I used progesterone from week 7-10 to support healthy pregnancy. I had been waiting for a biopsy to prove low progesterone when I got pregnant, so I never did have the test. I had one D&C after my second miscarriage.

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I have been having abnormal uterine bleeding for a week.

I have been having abnormal uterine bleeding for a week. Heavy flow all week, a tampon every hour and big blood clots coming out.My doctor thinks my hormones might be out of balance and may be causing this.I was on micrgestin 1.5/30 and now she recommends a nuva ring.I am losing a lot of blood and wonder if this could be caused by something else?Also I have a cyst by my pelvic that isnt too big but bleeds when I have intercourse.I am currently on bruproprion, valacyclovir, and cefdinir.

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The first day of my period this month was dec 25. Normally

Hi thereJA: Hello. What do you want help with?Customer: the first day of my period this month was dec 25. Normally my cycle lasts 3 to 4 days. Today is day 6 and I have bright red blood as well as clots. I am concerned this has never happened before and I am always very regular in my cycle. I am 46 years old and had a child 10 years ago through IVF.JA: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?Customer: No pain to speak of, however if I press on my stomach I do feel tender. Also my stomach seems mildly bloated. My cycles are very regular every 23 to 24 daysJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: Not that I can think of? I am very heathy and health conscious. In shape excerise daily not a smoker or drinker or on any medications

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I'm a 30-year old female. I've been going to the gym 2-3

I'm a 30-year old female. I've been going to the gym 2-3 times a week for 3-4 weeks now.I've felt some pain in the lower right area of the pelvis today morning (I went to the gym yesterday), and some pain in the lower right area of the pelvis today morning + slight pain in the lowerleft area of the pelvis tonight (right after the gym).Note: I've had my period on Dec 7 and I've had a slight uterine bleeding yesterday after the gym and today after the gym. Spasfon helped ease the pelvic pain I just mentioned. Pain is aggravated when I get up and when I sit down.

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I am scheduled for a hysterectomy on Thurs this week, to

I am scheduled for a hysterectomy on Thurs this week, to remove the uterus because it's pressing on my bladder from a large fibroid inside the uterus. My question is regarding the cervix, are there any advantages to leaving the cervix once uterus is removed? And does leaving the cervix aide in not being too dry?JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?Customer: Yes I've seen my gynecologist & no I am not taking any medicines for my uterine fibroid condition ?JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I have hypo-thyroidism and my endocrinologist diagnosed PCOS long before I went thru menopause beginning in 2013

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I have a friend that is 39 years of age and because of

I have a friend that is 39 years of age and because of constant hemorrhaging and fibroids, the doctors decided to take out her womb. How ever she still wants children.Isn't there something she can do to save her womb? maybe clean out the womb by removing all fibroids? what other options does she have?

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I've had my period twice this month, finished the last one

I've had my period twice this month, finished the last one on Friday and began spotting on Tuesday evening. I'm still spotting now ( it's Thursday late afternoon here in Korea). I've take several pregnancy tests and all have come up negative. I'm in no exctra pain, no weird smells, no sensitivity in my body. I'm just a little freaked out. This has never happened before. I have no idea what could be going on here. It's really annoying and inconvenient.I can't really go to a Dr. here because the Gynecologists don't speak any English in my town.

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Perimenopausal. Age 47. Periods quit 6 months ago. Last

Perimenopausal. Age 47. Periods quit 6 months ago. LastNight started having hot flashes then real cold and then hot again. It is continuing today. Also 2 days ago i accidentally took 2 15mg of mobic thinking it was tylenol and 4 ibuprofins for uterine fibroid pain. Peeing normal. Is this menopausal or could i have injured my kidneys? Sepsis? I had diarrhea and vomited once 2 nights ago after the mobic. Stomach still hurts a little. Started back on protonix yesterday in case it hurt the stomach. Also the stomach flu is going around. I dont have a fever. Been drinking fluids and soup and popcicles

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