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Fibroid rupture and bleeding post intercourse - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I just had sex twice with my boyfriend. i've never had any problems in the past. Anyway, I have a fibroid but it's higher up. I started bleeding profusely after sex. I've filled up 5 tampons in less than an hour and lots of clots are coming out. Should i go in or wait it out and see if things get better?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   Let me read what Youhave typed
User :   hi
Doctor :   When did this happen?how long ago
User :   about an hour
User :   i need a sixth tampon already
Doctor :   When was Your period due?
User :   it's the last day of it
Doctor :   How many days have You been having Your period
User :   i'm also having some lower back pain
User :   5
Doctor :   So today iss the fifth day?
User :   yes
Doctor :   How was the bleeding yeasterday?
User :   very mild
User :   only had to use a few tampons
Doctor :   May I know Your age?
User :   31
Doctor :   What was the size of the fibroid?
User :   it was about 2 cm by something else-can't remember
User :   that was over a year ago
Doctor :   I think that You need to see a gynaecologist for a physical examination to rule out any trauma or rupture to Your fibroid
User :   do you think that it can wait?
User :   on should i go to the er?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   How long have You been bleeding?
User :   an hour but it's a constant stream of blood
User :   and lots of clots
User :   maybe an hour and a half now
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   the gynaecologist wull examine you to make sure there has been no trauma
User :   ok-thank you
Doctor :   without physical examination it is impossible for me to say if there has been any injury or not
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