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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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How can inter menstrual bleeding be stopped?

hi I am a 37 year old women and have 4 kids I had a problem of spotting or bleeding lightly in between period for more than a year I went I got everything check out Pap smear is normal pelvic ultrasound normal hormones normal I am on thyroid medication so my thyroid is normal so the doc told me it might be stress related and if I want I can take contraception pills to regulate but since then my level of stress went down and started to improve by myself but now 6 month later the problem started happening again bleeding between periods can someone give me an opinion could stress really do that lately I am under lots of stress..What can I do??
Tue, 8 Jan 2019
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

Yes, stress may be a factor if all other tests including thyroid is normal. Start meditation or deep breathing exercises. For bleeding, take oral contraceptives for 3 months.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr. Varinder Joshi,
General & Family Physician
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