Abnormal uterine bleeding (IUB) is characterized by the bleeding from the vagina that unexpected, irregular, heavier than usual and may or may not be experienced during a usual menstrual cycle.
This condition may be experienced during the menstrual cycle, after having sex or after menopause.
Bleeding during pregnancy is a very serious situation and if someone may experience it, she should consult with her Gynecologist on the immediate basis.
It can be caused due to following factors such as;
- Hormonal changes
- When ovaries do not produce egg
- Polyps or fibroids in uterus
- Infection of the cervix
- Cancer in the uterus
- A thyroid problem rarely cause this situation
- An increase in weight
These are several treatments that are suggested by the experience Gynecologists and these options include;
- Intrauterine devices (IUDs)
- Endometrial ablation