There are many different reasons why women may have abnormal bleeding patterns. Some common causes are fibroids
, polyps and adenomyosis
. There are also other causes, therefore, it is important for patients to have a full evaluation to pinpoint the reason for the bleeding. Serving communities throughout the North Shore, NSMC’s MIGS gynecologic surgeons can provide patients with a comprehensive evaluation and multiple treatment options.
Common symptoms of abnormal bleeding
Most women have regular periods that occur about once a month and last up to seven days. But some women can have abnormal bleeding patterns, such as:
- Unpredictable bleeding patterns
- Bleeding between periods
- Very heavy periods
- Periods lasting longer than seven days
Any of these abnormal bleeding patterns or changes in typical bleeding pattern should be evaluated.