Vaginal Bleeding

Vaginal Bleeding

Vaginal bleeding is a regular occurrence for a healthy woman, at regular monthly intervals – this is known as menstruation and is a perfectly normal and healthy sign. However, any bleeding that occurs outside of the regular menstrual cycle is termed as abnormal vaginal bleeding and requires medical attention. This includes even small amounts of spotting as well as extreme heavy periods.

The causes of abnormal vaginal bleeding can vary from simple infections to cancerous & tumours growth. And ascertaining the underlying condition is fundamental to the treatment of the disease.

Symptoms of Vaginal Bleeding

  • Post-menopausal bleeding
  • Between periods bleeding
  • Spotting between periods
Factors Associated with Vaginal Bleeding

  • Cancerous Factors
  • Hormonal Factors
  • Fertility Factors
  • Uterine Conditions
  • Trauma & Accidents

Vaginal bleeding, outside of the periods is a serious condition and must be immediately brought to the attention of your doctor. Some of these include

  • Post-menopausal bleeding
  • Bleeding in adolescent girls
  • Women starting birth control
  • Women in perimenopause