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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding - Check Your Symptoms

Call 911 anytime you think you may need emergency care. For example, call if:

  • You passed out (lost consciousness).

Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if:

  • You have sudden, severe pain in your belly or pelvis.
  • You have severe vaginal bleeding. You are soaking through your usual pads or tampons every hour for 2 or more hours.
  • You feel dizzy or lightheaded, or you feel like you may faint.

Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor if:

  • You have new belly or pelvic pain.
  • You have a fever.
  • Your bleeding gets worse or lasts longer than 1 week.
  • You think you may be pregnant.

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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