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High heartrate. Diagnosed with anemia. Having spotting after periods. Suggestions?

hello my name is kaylie. im 23 years old and have no insurance. on january 18 i went to the hospital with a heart rate of 180. there they ran tests and diagnosed me with severe anemia . they them gave me 2 transfusions. i was then released January 20 afternoon. on the 25th of january my menstrual cycle started i was heavy for 2 day and regular for 3. since then i have been spotting. i called an obgyn and got no where. my family then told me to call planned parenthood in the morning and they couldnt help me. i would just like to know what they may do at the hospital.
Asked On : Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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Jun 2013
Hi there ~

It seems like you have dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) which is causing you to have hemorrhagia and subsequently anemia due to having a lot of bleeding. I think it might be prudent to set up an appointment with a gynecologist. If you are having active bleeding please walk into the emergency room with the soaked pads as it would alert the ER services and get you help without the insurance. Getting on medicaid may be a good idea and social services can help you with the same.

I hope this helps. Take care and have a lovely day !
Answered: Mon, 11 Feb 2013
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