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How 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
See your doctor.: Endometriosis does not usually cause bleeding. The endometrium is the part of the uterus that causes bleeding with periods. Endometriosis is located outside of the uterus and causes abnormal pain associated with periods or at other times of the month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It all depends on: Why and where you are bleeding internally. First, i need to know where you are bleeding, and how rapidly. Then i would need to know if you have any problems with your blood clotting. Anemia simply means that your body cannot keep up with the blood loss. At your age, cancer is unlikely, but you cannot live with this, and, in fact, your life might be in danger. Time to go see a doctor. ...Read more
How to know if the heavy bleeding is due to intramural fibroids(2.2x1.9, 1x1) or dub?Dr says dub;can small intramural fibroids cause heavy bleeding?
Dysfunctional bleed: Dysfunctional bleeding is a medical term referring to abnormal bleeding that is caused by hormonal imbalances. So it can't be a cause of miscarriage. But hormonal imbalances can cause both dysfunctional bleeding and miscarriage. It's best to seek evaluation to figure out what's going on. ...Read more
Timing: Your period should happen once monthly. Implantation bleeding usually happens several days before your cycle, is typically light (not heavy like a regular cycle). ...Read more
No, tends to ↑ bleed: because it stimulates growth of underline lining. Conversely, progesterone, which triggers maturation of uterine lining, not growth, tens to stop bleeding. However both of slow onset to alter behavior because, like all steroids (derivatives of cholesterol) they alter transcription of genes within cell nuclei & there is typically a 12 to 24 hour delay before changes become apparent. ...Read more
No, but seek help: While it is not likely to bleed to death from fibroids, the amount of bleeding, size of clots that come out can be very scary to women. These heavy bleeding episodes (menorrhagia) can cause profound anemia. The most common symptoms are extreme lethargy, lightheadedness/dizziness, chewing/craving ice, migraines. If you feel you are bleeding profusely, go to the hospital immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends... D&C?: well, it depends on how much it is causing.. most of the time over 40 I recommend a uterine biopsy (called a EMB done in office) that is not 100% but pretty good to be sure not really a cancer. then if ok can try medical things to shed it or may need a D and C ( if u dont want more kids, ask possible ablation at same time0... hope this helps ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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