Excessive bleeding in the vagina

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Abnormal uterine bleeding is any heavy or unusual bleeding from the uterus through your vagina. It can occur at any time during your monthly cycle, including during your normal menstrual period. Vaginal bleeding between periods is one symptom of abnormal uterine bleeding. Having extremely heavy bleeding during your period can also be considered abnormal uterine bleeding. For example, women may bleed enough to soak through 1 or more tampons or sanitary pads every hour.

Uterine Bleeding: Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding - Evaluation and Treatment

Jump to content. Top of the page Check Your Symptoms. Many women experience abnormal vaginal bleeding or spotting between periods sometime in their lives. Vaginal bleeding is considered to be abnormal if it occurs:. Abnormal vaginal bleeding has many possible causes. By itself, it does not necessarily indicate a serious condition. Heavy bleeding during the first few weeks after delivery postpartum or after an abortion may occur because the uterus has not contracted to the prepregnancy size or because fetal tissue remains in the uterus retained products of conception.

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

If you think you may be experiencing heavy menstrual bleeding, you may find it useful to keep a pictorial blood loss assessment chart — this can help you give your doctor an idea of how heavy your period is. While in many cases it is not possible to determine the exact cause, there are a number of reasons a woman may experience abnormal uterine bleeding. Some of the known causes of abnormal uterine bleeding include:.
Abnormal vaginal bleeding can relate to an issue with your reproductive system a gynecologic condition or to other medical problems or certain medications. If you're in menopause — generally defined as 12 months, give or take, without a menstrual period — any vaginal bleeding may be a cause for concern and should be evaluated. Causes shown here are commonly associated with this symptom.