my 1st child born 2/13/09 was vaginal birth but as of this year my 2nd child was a c-section. now my menstrual cyle is back on track but its abnormal or so it seems last month it was very heavy my doc said it was normal but now i have it again on time but it is weird like last month of blood than a drip or flow and its heavy burst the only way i can describe it like my water breaking and its more bursts that soak a pad and threw my pants within an hour and happens every few hours...and it stay bright red for the whole 7 days....i dont know what to think or do
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If the periods have turned to be heavy and prolonged (compared to your earlier periods), then you should consider getting complete blood & hormonal work-up done to rule out chances of anemia, bleeding problems, hormonal derangements, thyroid hormone dysfunction etc. Ultrasound scan should also be den to rule out ovarian and uterine causes like cysts, polyps, fibroids etc. Get started on treatment as appropriate (based on examination and investigation results). Be in regular follow-up with your treating gynecologist/obstetrician. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet.
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