What is Abnormal Uterine Bleeding and How to Manage?

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Tallahassee-uterineAbnormal uterine bleeding can occur at any age. During certain times in a woman’s life it is common for periods to be somewhat irregular.

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding is bleeding in any of the following situations:

 Bleeding between periods
• Bleeding after sex
• Spotting anytime during the menstrual cycle
• Bleeding heavier or for more days than normal
• Bleeding after menopause

There are different test based on your symptoms that can help diagnose uterine bleeding. Some of the test can be done in your health care provider’s office or may need to be done at a hospital. The type of treatment depends on many factors, including the cause of bleeding, your age, if you want or have children. Most women can be treated with medications. Others may need surgery to help manage.