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My husband and I are trying. I had my last period November…

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My husband and I are trying. I had my last period November 29, and I started ovulating this week, but I’m bleeding very heavily. My ovulation sticks are saying I’m ovulating though. Idk what’s going on.

Doctor's Assistant: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?

Pretty regular and no pain.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

History of ovarian cysts and one miscarriage.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: OB GYN
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OB GYN Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Sorry to hear about that. Well midcycle bleeding could be because of a number of causes like e.g endometriosis, uterine fibroid ( benign tumour) , pelvic infection, rough sexual intercourse , ovarian cyst rupture ( usually causes pain ) , polyps etc

So it needs evaluation with complete gynecological examination to look for any local cause . An ultrasound should also be done if examination doesnt help, to look for any cysts, fibroid, etc.

If both examination and imaging remain inconclusive then blood tesrs for hormone levels including LH, FSH and TSH should be done .

Slow thyroid can cause menstrual issues too.

So you need to wait and watch ,if it doesnt stop you need to seek professional help from a GYN.

You may take mefanemic acid or tranexemic acid to control bleeding.

Hope it helps.

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