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What can cause abnormal menstrual bleeding?

What can cause abnormal menstrual bleeding?

AUB: A variety of things from irregular ovulation, to low platelets, fibroids, adenomyosis, endometriosis and the perimenopause. Because of the variety of issues possible, its best to discuss with your provider what he/she thinks is the cause. If you're done having children, you may be an ablation candidate. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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What would cause menstrual bleeding after 12 yrs of not having a cycle?

What would cause menstrual bleeding after 12 yrs of not having a cycle?

See GYN ASAP: This is not normal, please see your family or GYN doctor ASAP. This could be endometrial cancer, and needs evaluation with an exam and endometrial biopsy. Please do not delay. ...Read more

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Causes of prolonged menstrual bleeding (3 mos)? Cycle has been very light, brief (36-48 hrs) & rare (8-12 mos) for over 10 years. 32. No children.

Causes of prolonged menstrual bleeding (3 mos)?  Cycle has been very light, brief (36-48 hrs) & rare (8-12 mos) for over 10 years. 32. No children.

Irregular periods: Having periods that are rare with sometimes several months between them may be a sign of polycystic ovarian syndrome aka (pcos) . On the other hand your current 3 months of bleeding require a proper work up. You should a complete blood count to check for anemia and an ultrasound to check for anatomical abnormalities. In short, it is time to see an obgyn. ...Read more

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Had an unprotected accident on Dec 12th, Menstrual came Dec 31st-Jan 5th. Now Im bleeding again as of Jan 22, Could the acdnt cause a menstrual change?

Had an unprotected accident on Dec 12th, Menstrual came Dec 31st-Jan 5th. Now Im bleeding again as of Jan 22, Could the acdnt cause a menstrual change?

Are you pregnant?: If the unprotected accident resulted in pregnancy, it is possible the bleeding is from a complication of that pregnancy. A urine pregnancy test from the drugstore can answer that question for you. Also, if you took hormones following the accident, your menses can be abnormal for several months. ...Read more

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My 14 yr old,just told me she's been menstrual bleeding 3 weeks non-stop(heavily).DX with Mosaic Turners Syndrome. Causes?

My 14 yr old,just told me she's been menstrual bleeding 3 weeks non-stop(heavily).DX with Mosaic Turners Syndrome. Causes?

Estrogen: As a mosaic Turner syndrome we don't know if she has functional ovaries or not.Either way, early in the teen years women who have enough estrogen to support development & the buildup of womb tissue can have irregular cycles that are marked by heavy flow as "breakthrough" bleeding.When they don't release eggs, they don't create the hormone that paces the pattern.BC pills may help her establish 1 ...Read more

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What can cause excessive menstrual bleeding?

What can cause excessive menstrual bleeding?

Heavy vaginal bleedi: Excessive menstrual bleeding may be associated with uterine abnormalities including fibroids (benign smooth muscle tumors), polys, and hormonal imbalances. It is important to have a physical exam and pap smear to evaluate the uterine cervix for any abnormalities. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Bleeding (Definition)

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