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    What causes persistent vaginal bleeding while on Megestrol Acetate?

Posted on Mon, 7 Aug 2017 in Pregnancy
Question: Hi! My doctor prescribed for me Megestrol Acetate to help with bleeding that has been going on for 3 weeks. I took 3 doses on Thursday, 1 dose yesterday, and 2 doses today. She also put me on a birth control pill to try to regulate my hormone levels, which I started yesterday. I have had the Essure for about 5 years now. While the bleeding has slowed down, it has not stopped. Should I call her Monday if it hasn't stopped yet? Also, does this sound like a hormone issue or something serious. I am concerned because my body isn't really responding.
Answered by Dr. Mahesh Koregol 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Wait till Wednesday

Detailed Answer:

I understand your concerns.

You are in right treatment. This might take some time to reduce bleeding.

I suggest wait till Wednesday. If you see no relief till Monday you can see your doctor.

Let me know if you need anymore help.

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