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close this bookWhere Women Have No Doctor - A Health Guide for Women (Hesperian Foundation, 1997, 600 p.)
close this folderChapter 22: Abnormal Bleeding from the Vagina
close this folderProblems with Monthly Bleeding
View the documentHeavy monthly bleeding, or bleeding that lasts a long time
View the documentLight monthly bleeding
View the documentMonthly bleeding that comes too often, or bleeding at other times
View the documentWhen monthly bleedings come too far apart, or have stopped

Light monthly bleeding

Light bleeding each month is not a health problem.



· Some family planning methods - like injections, implants, and the pill - can make you bleed less after you have been using them for some time.

· Your ovaries may not have released an egg.