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Dr. Jane Van Dis
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Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (Overview)

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is abnormal bleeding. The origin of the bleeding is from the endometrium or lining of the uterus. This abnormal bleeding is not related to any anatomical abnormality of the uterus.


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Are the symptoms of dysfunctional uterine bleeding bad?

Are the symptoms of dysfunctional uterine bleeding bad?

DUB: This means there are no organic cause for the bleeding, so relates to hormonal imbalance. It is bad if it bothers you. You will be to judge this, if it conceirns you , an appt with an ob.Gyn can offer lot of insight into this problem, and also a solution:). ...Read more

Dr. Jane Van Dis
115 doctors shared insights

Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (Overview)

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is abnormal bleeding. The origin of the bleeding is from the endometrium or lining of the uterus. This abnormal bleeding is not related to any anatomical abnormality of the uterus.


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Nursing diagnosis for dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Nursing diagnosis for dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Do your homework: The site is not a shortcut for you to get your nursing homework answered for you. Apply yourself & acquire the answers from the texts & sources in your curriculum. To be successful as a nurse you need to do the work & gain the skills or you will be neither happy or successful. ...Read more

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Will my dysfunctional uterine bleeding ever regulate , im23yrs old & ttc , is dub normal? Cant afford a dr visit :'( can drug & alcohol cause this ?

No: Drugs and alcohol don't typically affect irregular bleeding. Irregular bleeding is typically caused by extremes of weight (thin and heavy), polyps or fibroids in the uterus, or hormonal imbalances. Also thyroid or pituitary can play a role. It's difficult to assess if you can't see a doctor. The one thing you can control is weight, diet and exercise. Consider planned parenthood, they may help. ...Read more

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How is endometrial ablation used to treat dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

How is endometrial ablation used to treat dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Dub and endometrial: Causes of dysfunctional bleeding should be determined by a biopsy before proceeding to ablative therapy. If there is no evidence of cancer then the ablation can be performed to destroy the endometrial lining and prevent further bleeding in the future. ...Read more

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2 fibroids(2x2, 1x1), hypothyroid(on therapy) can I eat ground flax seed? If so, how much I can take for LDL reduction, dysfunctional uterine bleeding.

2 fibroids(2x2, 1x1), hypothyroid(on therapy) can I eat ground flax seed? If so, how much I can take for LDL reduction, dysfunctional uterine bleeding.

Not known: There are no peer reviewed studies published on how much flaxseed is necessary to reduce ldl. There is no credible information on using flaxseed oil for dysfunctional uterine bleeding. ...Read more

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Whats is dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Whats is dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

See Below:: A normal period happens about the same time every month and is the nearly the same every month in terms of duration, timing and flow. Dysunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) is menstrual bleeding that is irregular in terms of duration, timing and/or flow but there is NO non-hormonal cause such as infection, cancer, pregnancy, miscarriage, etc. Its frequently cause by anovulation. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Concern about dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Concern about dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Of course: Dysfunctional uterine bleeding can lead to anemia, and can be a sign of several types of problems, some minor, some important. Consult your gynecologist! ...Read more

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What to take for dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

What to take for dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Abnormal periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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