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bleeding

[′blēd·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
The undesirable movement of certain components of a plastic material to the surface of a finished article. Also known as migration.
(engineering)
Natural separation of a liquid from a liquid-solid or semisolid mixture; for example, separation of oil from a stored lubricating grease, or water from freshly poured concrete. Also known as bleedout.
(materials)
The outward penetration of a coloring agent from a substrate through the surface coat of paint.
The movement of grout through a pavement from below a road surfacing material to the outer surface.
(textiles)
Referring to a fabric in which the dye is not fast and therefore comes out when the fabric is wet.

bleeding

1. The upward penetration of a coloring pigment from a substrate through a topcoat of paint.
2. The oozing of grout from below a road-surfacing material to the surface in hot weather.
3. Exudation of one or more components of a sealant, with possible absorption by adjacent porous surfaces.
4. The autogenous flow of mixing water within, or its emergence from, newly placed concrete or mortar; caused by the settlement of the solid materials within the mass or by drainage of mixing water; also called water gain.
5. The diffusion of coloring matter through a coating from the substrate, or the discoloration that arises from such a process.
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This can be repeated if necessary; however, if breakthrough bleeding continues despite this treatment, consideration of a different pill or method should be undertaken.
Prospective analysis of occurrence and management of breakthrough bleeding during an extended oral contraceptive regimen.
It's just a matter of counseling [patients] appropriately and letting them know that breakthrough bleeding has nothing to do with efficacy.
In this review, we discuss the mechanisms and management of breakthrough bleeding in women taking OCs, and provide tips for counseling that may help decrease the risk of discontinuation due to menstrual abnormalities in the initial months of use.
After the first 6 months, continuous MPA was associated with reduced levels of bleeding, although unexpected breakthrough bleeding continued to be relatively common.
Women should be told that the lower dose takes longer than the higher dose to work--up to 2-3 weeks for the maximal effect--but has a lower rate of breakthrough bleeding, he said.
Some women experience breast tenderness and nausea and you may get breakthrough bleeding if you forget to take a tablet.
More breakthrough bleeding and side effects could be expected if a woman continuously took triphasic oral contraceptives, he said.
This is a common problem known as breakthrough bleeding and it suggests that Cilest isn't the right formulation for you - the balance of oestrogen and progestogen isn't quite correct.
There is a theoretical risk of breakthrough bleeding and pregnancy.
Wulf Utian, the principal investigator and executive director of the North American Menopause Society Women should be told that the lower dose takes longer than the higher dose to work-up to 2-3 weeks for the maximal effect-but has a lower rate of breakthrough bleeding, he said.
Although women may like the convenience of having fewer periods, they should be prepared for a higher incidence of breakthrough bleeding than is usually seen with standard 28-day oral contraceptives, said Dr.