Published on: 26 May 2021
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
- Bleeding at unusual times
- Unusually very long periods
- Inconsistent menstrual cycles
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Problems in Pregnancy
Side Effects of Medications
Side Effect of IUD
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Fibroids, Abnormal growths, Polyps
- Pelvic exam
- Exam of the cervix
- Pap smear
- Hormones, such as progestin pills or birth control pills taken daily (progestin and estrogen). These hormones aid in the regulation of the menstrual cycle, as well as the reduction of bleeding and cramping.
- The use of a levonorgestrel intrauterine device (IUD), which distributes a progesterone-like hormone into the uterus. This prevents pregnancy while reducing bleeding.
- Hysteroscopy is used to remove polyps or fibroids from the uterus.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Bleeding between monthly cycles, extended bleeding, or an extremely heavy period are all examples of abnormal uterine bleeding. Hormone fluctuations, malignancy, fibroids, polyps, or early pregnancy can all cause this.
- Intrauterine device (IUD)
- Birth control pills
- A D & C or dilation and curettage
- Endometrial ablation
People who are trying to conceive may experience difficulties due to AUB. The uterus can have problems fertilizing eggs and bringing a fetus to term due to structural difficulties. Growths can also lead to other problems, such as ovarian cancer.