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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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Dr. Jane Van Dis
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Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (Definition)

In nonpregnant women, abnormal vaginal bleeding is vaginal bleeding that is too heavy, too light, to spotty, too painful, too frequent, or more infrequent than one would expect for a particular part ...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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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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How to stop endometriosis bleeding?

How to stop endometriosis bleeding?

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 more

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How to treat anemia and internal bleeding?

How to treat anemia and internal bleeding?

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

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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?

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?

Msybe.: Fibroids ccan be the cause but hormonal irregularities can also be the culprit. It may be some combination of the two. You have to rule out an abnormal growth in the uterine lining. Speak with your doc. ...Read more

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How can I treat uterine fibroids?

How can I treat uterine fibroids?

Fibroids: Treating fibroids depends on multiple factors and I would suggest you consult a physician for your specifics. The main issue though is what problems it or they are causing. The most common problem is bleeding too much but may need to be managed in fertility issues. ...Read more

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How do you treat uterine fibroids?

Hysterectomy: Uterine fibroids are frequently treated with a hysterectomy. Other treatments are Uterine Artery Embolization; Focused ultrasound; myomectomy; and in selected cases, Hysteroscopic resection of fibroids. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How to differentiate withdrawal bleeding and implantation bleeding?

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How to differentiate withdrawal bleeding and implantation bleeding?

Very different.: Withdrawal bleeding refers to bleeding after withdrawal of hormones, like the end of a oral contraceptive cycle. Implantation bleeding refers to the early invasion of the uterine lining by an early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Ovulation bleeding or implantation bleeding, how to know the difference?

Ovulation bleeding or implantation bleeding, how to know the difference?

Timing: Ovulation bleeding occurs occurs at midcycle 2 weeks before the next period. Implantation bleeding occurs a week before the period. Both of these types of bleeding are uncommon. ...Read more

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Can dysfuntional uterine bleeding cause a miscarriage?

Can dysfuntional uterine bleeding cause a miscarriage?

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

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How to treat fibroid on uterus?

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How to treat fibroid on uterus?

Surgery or not: Treatment is usually surgical if the fibroids are causing problems with pain, bleeding or infertility. If there are no symptoms, they can be watched. Many women have fibroids and have no symptoms. ...Read more

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Implantation bleeding or period? How to tell the difference?

Implantation bleeding or period? How to tell the difference?

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

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How to regulate perimenopausal bleeding?

How to regulate perimenopausal bleeding?

Peri-menopausal : The easiest way to regulate perimenopausal bleeding as long as you are a candidate would be to utilize a low-dose birth-control pill or the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. Another option would be a uterine ablation. ...Read more

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How does estrogen stop bleeding in acute uterine bleeding?

How does estrogen stop bleeding in acute uterine bleeding?

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

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Is it likely to bleed to death from uterine fibroids?

Is it likely to bleed to death from uterine fibroids?

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 more

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How to cure endometrial polyp with fibroids?

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 more

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How to stop vaginal bleeding?

How to stop vaginal bleeding?

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 more

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