OB GYN

OB-GYN questions? Ask a gynecologist online.

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I have had abnormal bleeding for the past 3 years. I have…

Customer Question
I have had abnormal bleeding...
I have had abnormal bleeding for the past 3 years. I have been informally diagnosed with PCOS, but birth control does not help with controlling bleeding. What should I do next?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: OB GYN
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own OB GYN Question
Answered in 33 minutes by:
5/28/2015
OB GYN Doctor: Dr. C., Board Certified replied 2 years ago
Dr. C.
Dr. C., Board Certified
Category: OB GYN
Satisfied Customers: 2,537
Experience: 30 years of experience and an award-winning educator.
Verified
Hi and welcome to the site. My name is***** hope I'm able to provide some helpful medical information for you today.
There is too little information in your question to be able to give you much of an answer. The information that we'd need is all blood tests that have been done as well as ultrasound reports or other imaging. Once that information is available, I can give more information about what may be going on and best steps to solve the problem. Please reply with more information so I can help you.
Ask Your Own OB GYN Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Dr. C. Your Own Question
Dr. C.
Dr. C.
Dr. C., Board Certified
Category: OB GYN
Satisfied Customers: 2,537
2,537 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 30 years of experience and an award-winning educator.

Dr. C. is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. C.

Dr. C.

Board Certified

2,537 satisfied customers

30 years of experience and an award-winning educator.

Monika Hearne, M.D.

Monika Hearne, M.D.

Board Certified OB/GYN

5,752 satisfied customers

With experience and compassion, I treat my patients like family.

Dr. Charles

Dr. Charles

OB/GYN (Doctor)

142 satisfied customers

Board Certified. Solo practice for 8 years; delivered more than 1300 infants and performed more than 800 surgeries.

Dr. K.

Dr. K.

MD

2,351 satisfied customers

Board certified OB/GYN with 20 years of experience.

DR PRABIR KUMAR DAS

DR PRABIR KUMAR DAS

CONSULTANT GYNAECOLOGIST

1,651 satisfied customers

MBBS(CAL)MD(G&O)

Dr.JBB

Dr.JBB

Board Certified OB/GYN

1,293 satisfied customers

15 yrs experience in Women's Health, Pelvic reconstruction and Incontinence

Dr. Lawrence

Dr. Lawrence

OB/GYN

822 satisfied customers

Board Certified OB/GYN and accomplished educator

< Previous | Next >

Related OB GYN Questions
I have PCOS (I take Lutera as birth control for periods), so
I have PCOS (I take Lutera as birth control for periods), so there's no real chance of me getting pregnant unless I lose weight/try. However, I have recently started becoming more sexually active and … read more
Dr. Norm S.
Dr. Norm S.
Doctoral Degree
8,198 satisfied customers
Even though I took the one birth control and spotted, will I
Even though I took the one birth control and spotted, will I still get my regual peroid next week?… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,191 satisfied customers
I was on birth control stopped taking it. I had unprotected
Hi, I was on birth control stopped taking it. I had unprotected sex at least 5 times. He ejaculated in me twice. I had light spotting some cramps but my period is 5 days late … read more
Dr. J
Dr. J
Physician, Partner
Doctoral Degree
583 satisfied customers
I am taking birth control pills for ovarian cyst control but
I am taking birth control pills for ovarian cyst control but they are giving me severe anxiety. I recently changed from the lowest dose to an increased because of night sweats and hot flashes. Should … read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,771 satisfied customers
I am wondering, is the potency in birth control pills all
Hello, I am wondering, is the potency in birth control pills all the same? My daughter (17) has been taking them since 14 for period related cramps. They have been doing great for that. I am just curi… read more
Dr. Nina Lim
Dr. Nina Lim
Doctor of Medicine
428 satisfied customers
Im on nexplanon birth control itd due this year and i had
Im on nexplanon birth control itd due this year and i had brown bloody discharge for 1 hours then white discharge then my nipples sore have pain on my lower right back feel movement inside my belly al… read more
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Senior Registrar Critical Care Medicine
Doctoral Degree
8,198 satisfied customers
I started taking birth control for the first time last
Okay so I started taking birth control for the first time last Saturday @4 while starting my period (April 28) on the second week of fresh new pack but my period ending on may 3rd then having unprotec… read more
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair
FCPS (R) General Surgery
M.B.,B.S. FCPS
3,806 satisfied customers
Does birth control affect sense of taste/ ability to taste
Does birth control affect sense of taste/ ability to taste food.. six months from starting? I'm on junel 1/20. Everything has been okay besides weight gain. I like having lighter periods and it's very… read more
Dr.Saleem
Dr.Saleem
Consultant Cardiologist
Doctoral Degree
819 satisfied customers
I'm having period symptoms while I'm on birth control. I
I'm having period symptoms while I'm on birth control. I have two weeks until I'm supposed to get my period. I've been taking this type of birth control for over 6 months and this has never happened t… read more
Dr. Nina Lim
Dr. Nina Lim
Doctor of Medicine
428 satisfied customers
I had a question about birth control and drug interactions?
I had a question about birth control and drug interactions? … read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
7,277 satisfied customers
Can birth control cause reduced saliva? And depression? I'm
Can birth control cause reduced saliva? And depression ? I'm 23 years old have been taking birth control since November... I had a hydrosaphlyinx in my left ovary and my obgyn removed it and said I do… read more
Dr. Nina Lim
Dr. Nina Lim
Doctor of Medicine
428 satisfied customers
I have been on chateal birth control for two months now I
Hi I have been on chateal birth control for two months now I skipped the non hormone pills twice because I have events so I didn't want to set my period. However I have been lightly bleeding a light p… read more
Dr. J
Dr. J
Physician, Partner
Doctoral Degree
583 satisfied customers
My wife is taking birth control pills. Mostly she has
My wife is taking birth control pills. Mostly she has periods at the time when pink pills are done and brown pills are going. But sometimes she has it in the middle like this last time. She was two we… read more
Dr. Nina Lim
Dr. Nina Lim
Doctor of Medicine
428 satisfied customers
I've been using birth control for four years now and haven't
Hi Pearl. I've been using birth control for four years now and haven't had a problem with it. I'm sexually active, and I had my period 2 weeks ago. However, I'm experiencing a dark brown, red discharg… read more
Dr. Nina Lim
Dr. Nina Lim
Doctor of Medicine
428 satisfied customers
Can oral anesthesy affect birth control? I am taking birth
Hi JA: Hi. How can I help? Customer: Can oral anesthesy affect birth control ? JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking? Customer: I am taking birth control blisovi J… read more
Dr Anil Kumar
Dr Anil Kumar
M.B.B.S
2,750 satisfied customers
I'm not on birth control and haven't been sexually active
I'm not on birth control and haven't been sexually active for a few years now. 28 and healthy, compete in triathlons, eat well, have a normal monthly cycles, and my period isn't due for another week and i've been experiencing light spotting the past 3 days. This has never happened before so I'm wondering why and if I should go to an OBGYN or if it is likely just due to stress or something else that isn't to worry about. … read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
33,685 satisfied customers
I was on birth control pills for 4 months then decided to
Hello, I was on birth control pills for 4 months then decided to stop. So I stopped the pill after my pack was finished and my period finished. 2 weeks after and I feel like I am gonna have a period a… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,191 satisfied customers
My daughter is on the birth control pill and has been
My daughter is on the birth control pill and has been spotting for over a week. Any ideas why? She's been on it 3 months and has not missed a pill. Thanks… read more
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Consultant Gynecologist
MBBS. MD (Obstetrics and Gynecology
3,699 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x