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Medicine For Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the symptoms of dysfunctional uterine bleeding? Can it lead to any other diseases or disorders?
Positive result! can clearblue plus give you a false positive result? We've tryinh &finally got a positive! with dysfunctional uterine bleeding
congratulations: False positive tests are very rare unless you did not follow the directions on the test. Congratulations. ...Read more
I'm 38 and i believe I have dysfunctional uterine bleeding. I have had many tests, sonograms. I have no children and would like to one, options?
PREMENOPAUSAL ?: Abnormal period can be premenopausal due to your age. Do you want to have kids? Pls. Consult gyne. Thanks. ...Read more
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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
Hormonal : Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is defined as abnormal bleeding due to hormone imbalances. Abnormal uterine bleeding is a broader, more general term including hormone imbalances as well as organic causes like fibroids, polyps, adenomyosis, arteriovenous malformations, and mullerian anomalies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Second opinion: There are a number of reasons for abnormal uterine bleeding. Each has different treatment options. If your doctor is truly not doing "anything", get a second opinion from an ObGyn or a Gyn Oncologist. After age 35, the risk of endometrial cancer starts going up. The good news is that this usually takes years, but even without pre-cancer (hyperplasia) or cancer, there is no reason to keep bleeding. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I have constant 'dysfunctional uterine bleeding' and my doctor won't do anything?
Dysfunctional bleed: The first question is whether the bleeding is immediately dangerous to you. After that, you have some time to determine possible causes and treatments. This clearly bothers you (understandably) and you might discuss with your doctor the options available to you for control, or the time span after which S/he would consider testing or treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more
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