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Period pains, vaginal bleeding. Caused by alcohol?

My girlfreind suddenly started experiencing pain normally associated with her period and vaginal bleeding . Not severe but about the same as a very light period. She just had her period about 2 weeks ago. She was drinking heavily for the last three days. Could the alcohol be causing this some how? Should we seek immediate attention?
Asked On : Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
Jan 2016
Hallow Dear,

Alcohol should not cause painful menses or heavy bleeding. It seems that she might be having one of the following clinical ailments:
1. Infection is the most likely possibility. Antibiotics will help her. Since she is sexually active, the chances of Pelvic infection should be thought first.
2. Tumour in the uterus - mostly fibroid: If it is symptomatic, she will have to undergo removal of tumour.
3. Presence of uterine lining somewhere else outside the uterine cavity.

Ultrasonography and Laparoscopy will help to tentatively arrive at some diagnosis.

Please report to the Gynaecologist to get evaluated and treated.
Answered: Sat, 3 Oct 2015
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