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Dr. Jane Van Dis
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Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (Overview)

A condition iwhen a you are bleeding when you are not expecting your menstrual period, or when your menstrual flow is lighter or heavier than what is normal for you.


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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
127 Doctors shared insights

Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (Overview)

A condition iwhen a you are bleeding when you are not expecting your menstrual period, or when your menstrual flow is lighter or heavier than what is normal for you.


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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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What's is dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

What's 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

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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

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How much time does dysfunctional uterine bleeding last?

There are no: Specific time parameters. If you are experiencing dysfunctional uterine bleeding - would recommend medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Dysfunctional uterine bleeding -- what can I do to stop.?

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding -- what can I do to stop.?

See your gyn: See the answer I just posted to the person asking about whether sex was possible with dub. ...Read more

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What can I do about pain with dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

What can I do about pain with dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Two options!: Non-steroidals can help, ie. Two aleve (naproxen) twice daily. Sometimes low dose ssris are used. Talk to your doc about these options! ...Read more

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Why am I in so much pain with this dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

It may be the cause: There are three primary causes of dysfunctional uterine bleeding: 1) pregnancy- get a pregnancy test now; 2) endocrine- things such as polycystic ovary disease; 3) structural or tissue, such as fibroids of the uterus, or tumors of the ovary, associated endometriosis. Given the fact that you have pain, the first suspicion would be a pregnancy or a tissue source. Get examined by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Abnormal bleeding: 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. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of dysfunctional uterine bleeding? Can it lead to any other diseases or disorders?

What are the symptoms of dysfunctional uterine bleeding? Can it lead to any other diseases or disorders?

Abnormal bleeding: Abnormal bleeding can have many causes. If you aren't pregnant, start keeping a calendar of your periods, and if they continue to be abnormal then take this to a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Should I go to the ER for dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Absolutely not: The er is for emergencies. 99/100 dub is not an emergency. It is a chronic condition which can be easily remedied. See my previous two posts on dub. ...Read more

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