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almost 3 weeks and i am still bleeding!

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i gave birth to my second child on the 22nd of dec had normal post bleeding for about 2 weeks and did not have a period because i was breast feeding when i went back for my six week check up doctor inserted the mirena before i even started a period he insured me it was fine then during the insertion i felt pressure and he asked if it hurt and i said no and he informed me i was bleeding he wasnt too sure the insertion was successfull so he sent me in for an ultra sound and it wasnt in far enough so he had me come back a week later and get the implanon put in i still had heavy bleeding all that week had the implanon put in still was bleeding from febuary untl may when i had it taken out now i am on ortho cyclyn an oral birth control its been almost 3 weeks and i am still bleeding! it is light and sometimes red and sometimes brown any idea on when this will stop?!? i cant take it anymore. its not alot but enough to ruin my day and my love life! is there somthing wrong with me?


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replied May 16th, 2011
Am I Pregnant Answer A23024
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Was anytime a blood and hormonal work-up done for you to rule out bleeding problems and hormonal derangements as possible causes for abnormal bleeding? If no, then you should consider requesting your treating gynecologist for getting a complete blood analysis done along with bleeding and clotting parameters check, a complete hormonal test done to rule out thyroid hormone dysfunction, hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis hormones derangements etc. An ultrasound scan done would also confirm if uterus is empty or not. An endometrial biopsy done will help to rule out hyperplasia as cause for prolonged and heavy bleeding. You can also consider taking a second opinion from another gynecologist for your condition and proceed with treatment options suggested (based on examination and investigation results).
Take care.



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