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Blood loss after your period: it’s not always the fault of stress


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What to do when bleeding occurs after my period? First of all, it is good to do a gynecological examination: let's see the causes, symptoms and treatment.

What is the cause of the blood loss after the period? In most cases, it is stress that plays a bad joke. In any case, it is necessary to make a gynecological examination to confirm this. In fact, it could also be very serious pathologies to trigger the problem. Let's see the causes, symptoms and treatment.

Blood loss after menstruation: causes

The loss of blood after the period, in medical jargon spotting , is less consistent blood loss and of a different color than those of menstruation. They generally don't cause the typical period pains, such as abdominal cramps and fatigue, but they are still bothersome. In some cases, in fact, they can last 10 days. The causes of blood loss can be different:

  • stress;
  • contraception;
  • alterations of the cycle;
  • pathologies affecting the uterus;
  • hormonal problems;
  • diets that are too drastic, resulting in weight loss or gain;
  • oncological diseases affecting the endometrium or uterus (especially after menopause).

The first thing to do when post-period bleeding occurs is to have a gynecological examination, in order to identify the cause. Although rarely, this problem may be accompanied by some specific symptoms : abdominal or pelvic pain, vaginal discharge, asthenia, generalized malaise, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, paleness and tachycardia.

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Out of cycle blood loss: what to do?

It is good to underline that the losses between one cycle and another can occur at different times : just after menstruation or just before arrival or during ovulation. The cure, whether the bleeding occurs after a week of your period or earlier, will depend on the underlying cause. Therefore, it should be reiterated that from the first symptoms it is recommended to seek the advice of a specialist.


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