Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
If you're having vaginal bleeding between periods or are you having extremely heavy bleeding during your period that can be a cause of concern and should see your physician.
The likely cause of abnormal uterine bleeding usually depends on your age. but other causes that might effect any age group are: polyps or fibroids (small and large growths) in the uterus can also cause bleeding or a hormone imbalance. Rarely, a thyroid problem, infection of the cervix, or cancer of the uterus.
Your highly qualified physician here at Women's Health Partners will ask for a few tests to diagnose the cause of it.
There are several treatment options for abnormal bleeding. Your treatment will depend on the cause of your bleeding, your age, and whether you want to get pregnant in the future. Your doctor will help you decide which treatment is right for you. Or, if your doctor decides that a hormone imbalance is causing your abnormal bleeding, you and your doctor may decide to wait and see if the bleeding improves on its own.