Why am I having heavy bleeding after my period?

Patient : I have just finnished my period an after iv started bleeding really heavy. the blood i red and it is fresh blood, its been going on now for nearly a week. I am on the pill which i havent forgotten to take during being on this. I am worried that i might have had a miscarage, but im also to scared to talk to anyone about it, i have been speaking to one of my closest friends about this and he suggests the same. The bleeding had carried on after my period ( which i shouldent of had because i carried on my pill packet insted of stopping as i was told i could do this) Thankyou
Doctor :   You should see a doctor as soon as possible so the cause of your heavy vaginal bleeding can be investigated. It is possi ble that you have had a miscarriage. If this is the case, the continuous bleeding could be due to retained products of conception; this means not all were expelled. A procedure needs to be done to remove all these and stop the bleeding. Other causes of heavy vaginal bleeding are fibroids; infections of the reproductive organs can also cause bleeding. I do hope I have appeased your concern and take care always.

Related Q&A

Q: I have my period and its like slimy blood clot like i gave birth 16 weeks ago. Is this normal at all its not like a n...

Q: Iv had campylobacter Andy last 2 periods have been bright red and no clots plus lasted 7 days also haveadde feel dozzy

Q: I tried skipping my period but I made it two weeks with continuing active pills until I started bleeding I still have...

Q: Can I have a proctogram while on my period need to know if it effects results

Q: Good day! Can you please tell me if Norethisterone is available via prescription in Canada (Toronto)? I'm a 41 ye...

 


DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews