Abnormal uterine bleeding is bleeding or spotting after sex, bleeding or spotting between periods, heavy bleeding during period, bleeding after menopause, bleeding or spotting during pregnancy as well as menstrual cycles that are shorter than 21 and longer than 35 days.
Some of the causes for abnormal bleeding include problems with ovulation, fibroids or polyps, sexually transmitted diseases, miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy as well as serious conditions such as certain types of cancers. Some birth control methods such as an IUD or birth control pills can cause abnormal bleeding as well.
Abnormal uterine bleeding can have many possible causes and it does not always indicate a serious condition. It can occur at any age. Any type of abnormal uterine bleeding must be checked by an OB/GYN specialist.
Abnormal uterine bleeding is diagnosed by evaluating your overall health and the looking at the history of your menstrual cycle. Based on your symptoms our doctors may perform an ultrasound exam, blood-work, a hysteroscopy, an endometrial biopsy, in some cases and MRI or CT may be required.
Depending on the cause heavy and abnormal uterine bleeding can be treat with medications or a surgical procedure. Our OB/GYN specialist will determine what the causes of your problem are and will suggest the treatment that is best for you.
With an GYN Emergent Care Center that is open 24/7 and a specialized GYN Surgical institute on site, equipped with the latest technology, we can diagnose and treat any type of GYN problem ensuring that you will receive the best treatment for your condition.
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