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Had completed period but had bleeding which was more fluid compared to regular cycle. Suggest?

May 2013
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I had my period about 2 weeks ago and am currently experiencing bleeding this evening. It is bright red in color and more fluid as compared to a regular cycle. I am also experiencing cramping.
Posted Thu, 17 Oct 2013 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Sree Gouri SR 21 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Ovulatory or intermenstrual bleeding

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the query.
The possible causes for your bleeding are :
- Ovulatory bleeding in part of mittlesmerz syndrome. This can present with cramps.
-Intermenstrual bleeding due to hormonal imbalance.
-If there is any possibility of pregnancy, the bleeding could be implantation bleeding or miscarriage.
-Due to local causes like cervical erosion etc.
So you once consult gynecologist, get examined.
By examination local causes can be ruled out.
Then, if possibility of pregnancy is there, go for pregnancy test once.
After excluding that, you can go for tablets to stop the bleeding.
If the intermenstrual bleeding repeats in future, better to go for ultrasound and hormonal profile to find out the exact cause and take treatment accordingly.
Hope I have answered your query. I will be available to answer followup queries. If you are satisfied with the answer, please give your review at the end of the discussion.
Take care.
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Follow-up: Had completed period but had bleeding which was more fluid compared to regular cycle. Suggest? 8 hours later
The bleeding and other symptoms have ceased. Should I still go see a OBGYN?

What is Mittlesmerz Syndrome?
Answered by Dr. Sree Gouri SR 27 hours later
Brief Answer:
mittlesmerz syndrome

Detailed Answer:
If the symptoms subsided and you are not having any problem, no need to worry.
If the symptoms repeat in future better to consult gynecologist once.
Mittlesmerz syndrome can be seen in some women during the period of ovulation.
That occurs due to hormonal imbalance.
It usually presents with spotting, pain abdomen etc symptoms.
For more details you can read 'mittlesmerz syndrome' my blog
Take care.
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