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Posted on Nov 4, 2014 |

Abnormal Bleeding

Abnormal Bleeding

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.

Diagnosis –
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 –
Treatment includes both Medical and Surgical approach depending on the cause, age, severity of bleeding, fibroids or polyps.
Surgeries include
Hysteroscopy
Endometrial ablation
Hysterectomy

 

Abnormal Bleeding