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What causes inter-menstrual bleeding?

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Posted on Thu, 16 Jun 2016
Question: hello, so I got my period on april 3,2016 and it lasted until april 7th,2016. me and my husband decided to have unprotected s-x and then on april 28th I got my what it seems to be period but it is much lighter and has clots. I am tired, dizzy, hot then cold, nauseous and very cranky.. what is going on I am very worried. the blood is bright red with a pink tint to it.
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal (58 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Maybe due to implantation bleeding.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care.
I have gone through your history and understand your concerns.
Your symptoms are suggestive of implementation bleeding also.
Get your a home urine pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy.
Hope found useful, feel free to ask more information.
Good luck.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Richa Agarwal (8 minutes later)
does implantation bleeding have clots though. and its not like my regular period is very light compared to my normal menstrual period.
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal (10 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Usually it may not associated with slots.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Sorry for the delay in my response.
Implantation bleeding usually does not contain slots in it but in your case as you had unprotected sex and you had spotting type bleeding around your period date,possibility of pregnancy should always be keep in your mind and get your pregnancy test done.
Hope found useful.
Good luck.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Richa Agarwal (1 minute later)
thank you. would this explain why I am sick for 3 days with headache and nausea with hot flashes
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Could be due to hormonal imbalance.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
It could be due to hormonal changes caused by pregnancy or it may be starting of your menses.
Have you done your pregnancy test?
Hope to hear from you soon.
Good luck.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Richa Agarwal (2 minutes later)
i did one today and it said negative. just stumped me I never get my period twice a month and when I got what I think is a period I was like that is totally weird. ill wait a week and see what happens
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal (40 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Wait and watch for one week.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Yes,it could be due to hormonal changes so wait and watch is the best policy in your case.
If you had pain along with spotting (no proper menses),get your ultrasound done to rule out ectopic pregnancy.
Hope found usefu.
Good luck.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Richa Agarwal (14 minutes later)
thank you and I have had no pain what so ever before I got the "period" I have had lots of gas and abdominal cramping
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
So it could be due to starting of menses.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
If you are having these symptoms before menses it could be due to starting of your menses.
So wait and watch for one week.
Hope to hear from you soon.
Good luck.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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What causes inter-menstrual bleeding?

Brief Answer: Maybe due to implantation bleeding. Detailed Answer: Hello dear, Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Your symptoms are suggestive of implementation bleeding also. Get your a home urine pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy. Hope found useful, feel free to ask more information. Good luck. Regards