Bleeding

Hi I'm 20 and at the begining of this year I decided to get the depo shot but didn't go for the second one because I wanted to try and get pregnant. The first month of stopping I was bleeding for a month (which I know is common). After that I have not had a period yet but have had pregnancy symptoms. I looked into the the aftereffects of stopping it which are symptoms common to pregnancy. I've had continuous weight gain that started very quickly I am now 40-50lbs heavier than 2-3 months ago. Within a week of buying Jean's that did fit me, the following week they were way too tight. Now none of my Jean's with button and my shirts are too tight. I have had tender breast which have grown 2-3 cup sizes. Also my veins in my breast are sometimes very noticeable along with what looks like white pimples on my boobs. Nausea, which is common for me, but this is close to vomiting. I feel queasy around certain smells and have also had cravings, which normally doesn't happen unless I'm on my period. My feet have either gotten fat or they are swollen; not too noticable, but you can tell my socks are tight. My bowel system is out of whack. I've had cramping and my back pain is worse than usual. I've been more drowsy and waking up with headaches. I'm just confused. I've taken 5 at home test (3 last month along with blood work) which have all came back negative. All of these symptoms have happened within maybe 2 months and I've also gained 40-50 pounds since then and continue to gain, what seems like, 2 pounds a week or every other week. . I'm concerned because I've recently gotten on new meds (which only one causes weight gain) and if I'm pregnant I do not want to cause any type of harm to the baby. My medicines I take are venlafaxine, busprione, quetiapine, and cyproheptadine. I just don't know what to do at this point.

Please schedule an appointment with your PCP or your psychiatrist to review your symptoms.  Some of the medications you are on can cause weight gain.  Also additional blood tests such as thyroid may need to be done. 

If you do not have a PCP please schedule an appointement at Corner Health. 

My period ended 5 days ago, and it started again. What's going on?!

Irregular bleeding can be caused by a few different things.  Anything that can affect the hormones, change in diet, moving, stress can cause irregular spotting.   It's not unusual to occasionally have spotting. 

It can also be caused by infection.  If spotting continues please schedule an appointment at Corner Health or with your health care provider.

I have been on and off spotting for 10-12 days at a time since June with no sign of a period. I have taken 2 pregnancy test weeks apart but both came back negative and I am too afraid to go to the doctors I'm 20 but she doesn't keep anything confidential.

Irregular periods and spotting can be caused by a few different things. 

Please schedule a confidential visit at Corner Health 734-484-3600 or with your primary care provider . 

I currently live in Japan. My pregnancy test showed positive so I went to the doctor. I started spotting right then, so she checked inside but couldn't see any fetus, so she said it might have been a late period. But then she checked my pee and it said positive again. She told me to stay home in bed and cancel work and appointments. I don't know what to make of this... I thought miscarriages this early couldn't be helped even if I laid in bed all day

You are correct studies have shown that bedrest does not decrease the risk of miscarriage.

And there are some risks with bedrest, including feeling depressed and anxious, blood clots, financial worries.  

You may opt to get a second opion or talk to your dr again about why they think you should be on bedrest  

I just lost my virginity yesterday and I bled A LOT during sex it wasn't really painful there was just a lot of blood. I've only had some light spotting since. I know it's normal to bleed your first time it just seemed like a lot of blood. Should I be worried? And will I bleed again the second time?

It is normal to have bleeding when someone loses their virginity.  If the bleeding continues and it is not a normal period you should talk to your primary health care provider.  

You may have some bleeding the next time you have sex.  

If you have questions about &/or need contraception (birth control) please schedule an appointment at Corner health or with your health care provider 

I started the mini pill a month ago, I'm currently on my second pill package, but I am currently having spotting isn't it supposed to disappear after the first month, is this normal? How long would it last?
Spotting can be expected for the first 1-4 months on the mini pill. Taking the pill at the same time everyday may help decrease spotting. If spotting continues or you have other symptoms contact the health care provider who prescribed the pill to discuss further.
Small blood clot in urine.

Seeing blood in urine is sometimes a sign of a urinary tract infection.  More information is needed .

Please schedule an appointement with your health care provider or Corner health.

I got my first period when I was 10, and since then I have consistently had 2 periods per month, each one lasting 7 days with heavy flow. I am now 17 and very VERY tired of this. I’ve gone to the doctors two years ago, and they could not find a reason for it but gave me birth control pills and iron pills to try to regulate my period and help with my anemia. While taking the birth control pills my period did decrease to 1 per month, but once I ran out of the pills it went back to 2 per month. I am now back to my previous schedule. Do I need to worry?

Many women need to use birth control pills (oral contraceptive pills) to regulate their periods. 

Schedule an appointment with your health care provier or Corner health for further evaluation and to discuss your options

I am a 21 year old male and I have ejaculated bloody cum about 3 times in the past 2 years. It just happens randomly. There is no trauma involved or anything. Should i be worried?

Most likely it is nothing to be worried about.  I recommend scheduling an appointment at Corner, 734-484-3600, or with your own health care provider to make sure there is no infection.  It will involve a simple urine test. 

Is it normal that every time I stop having sex for more than a week, the next time I have a light bleeding not red but more like a pinky color even when we are in the foreplay and introduces his fingers in my vagina that kind of pinky light "discharge" appears does that could mean anything serious? Can I do something about it ?

Your problem may be that you do not have enough vaginal lubrication.  Try using a water-based vaginal lubricant which you can get at the drug store or online.    If you do not find that it helps your situation please schedule an appointment with your primary care provider or at Corner health center. 


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