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Abnormal Bleeding Diagnosis and Treatment in Chicago, IL

Abnormal uterine bleeding can happen to any woman at any age. As a normal menstrual cycle lasts from 24 to 38 days, and a period lasting up to 8 days, anything outside of that time period is abnormal. If you have experienced recent bleeding outside your usual period, call us at All Women’s Medical Center right away. Our trained OB/GYN nurses understand how scary of a moment this can be and will answer all your questions and concerns.

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What to Look for During Abnormal Bleeding

Bleeding in any of the listed situations is abnormal and should be cause to schedule an appointment with All Women’s Medical Center:

  • Spotting after sex
  • Bleeding in between periods
  • Heavy bleeding during period
  • Bleeding after menopause
  • Your menstrual cycle lasts longer than 38 days or shorter than 24 days
  • You notice periods where cycle length changes by more than 7-9 days

Possible Causes of Abnormal Bleeding

There are many causes of abnormal bleeding. Some of them include:

  • Ovulation issues
  • Polyps and fibroids
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Having a miscarriage
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • In some cases, cancer
  • Problems with birth control

How Our Team Diagnoses and Treats You

When you schedule an appointment with our team of health care professionals, we go over your health history in detail to find the root of the issue. We may ask you about your menstrual cycle or ask you to track your cycle for further data. If you have been experiencing abnormal bleeding, it’s important to chart your cycle on a calendar, making notes of any changes or anomalies. When you visit our office during your appointment, we’ll conduct a physical exam and may run blood tests. Additionally, you can sometimes expect to be tested for pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Call today to schedule an appointment with our OB/GYN staff.

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