Abnormal Bleeding –
Women have menstrual cycle from 11-12 years of age to about 50 years. A few episodes of bleeding during the span is normal.
Continuous episodes of bleeding Increase in bleeding days, clots, and irregular periods have to be evaluated immediately.
Includes detailed history with physical examination, blood tests, ultrasound to rule out any utrine problems, thyroid test for hormonal changes.
Further evaluations include endoscopic evaluation, laproscopy etc
Treatment includes both Medical and Surgical approach depending on the cause, age, severity of bleeding, fibroids or polyps.