breakthrough bleeding


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breakthrough bleeding

the escape of uterine blood between menstrual periods, a possible side effect of fibroids or oral contraceptive use.
A term applied to various gynaecologic 'bleeds'—usually referring to mid-cycle bleeding in oral contraceptive users—and attributed to insufficient oestrogens; the term is not applied to abnormal bleeding in OC users

breakthrough bleeding

Gynecology A term applied to various gynecologic “bleeds,” usually refers to mid-cycle bleeding in OC users, and is attributed to insufficient estrogens; the term is not applied to abnormal bleeding in OC users

breakthrough bleeding

Menstrual bleeding occurring in the course of hormone treatment to suppress the menstrual cycle.
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In addition, there was no breakthrough bleeding induced by the addition of the St.
There are a number of reasons for breakthrough bleeding, the most common in younger women being a slight hormone imbalance, which can easily be corrected with herbs.
They counted any bleeding episode during active pill use and considered breakthrough bleeding within 1-4 days of missed active pills to be "explained.
Cyclical side effects include fluid retention, moodiness, headaches and breakthrough bleeding.
Breakthrough bleeding was more frequent in the carbamazepine group, with a median of 7 bleeding days, compared with zero bleeding days in the placebo group.
John's wort induces hepatic enzymes and increases progestin and estrogen metabolism such that contraceptive users have greater frequency of breakthrough bleeding and ovulation.
If you are on the oral contraceptive pill, you could be experiencing breakthrough bleeding.
Altomari continued, "Previous studies have demonstrated that AG200-15 is well-tolerated with a favorable breakthrough bleeding profile, very low rates of irritation, and adhesion in real-world conditions over the 7-day period of application.
The newer formulation, known as Seasonique, was shown in a cross-study analysis of two phase III trials to be associated with fewer scheduled bleeding days and a reduction in breakthrough bleeding, compared with an older formulation called Seasonale, Dr.
MONTREAL -- Contrary to its effect with other progesterone-only contraceptives, mifepristone increases breakthrough bleeding in patients using the levonorgestrel intrauterine system, according to a new study.