Defining uterine bleeding, its causes
Uterine bleeding - a copious blood from the uterus. It differs from a normal menstrual period is the duration of discharge and amount of blood released.
The causes of uterine bleeding can be a variety of diseases of the female reproductive organs: fibroids, adenomyosis, endometriosis, inflammation of the uterus and appendages, benign and malignant tumors. In some women, the problem of bleeding was recorded as a complication of pregnancy and childbirth.
In adolescence juvenile bleeding in girls explained ovarian dysfunction caused by chronic infections, malnutrition, physical activity and unbearable psychological trauma.
Gynecology and describes this type of uterine bleeding as dysfunctional in which disruption of the genitals occurs without apparent reason. The reason for this deviation violation hormone responsible for the normal functioning of the reproductive organs.
Very rarely factors in the development of uterine bleeding extragenital diseases are not related to the sex organs. These pathologies include:
• liver disease;
• diseases associated with bleeding disorders.
In this case, the complaints of patients complemented by symptoms such as bleeding gums and nosebleeds, prolonged bleeding from cuts of the skin, bruising, even with minor injuries.
How to distinguish a uterine bleeding from heavy period
The significant increase in the blood released - the first sign of bleeding. During normal menstruation should be allocated no more than 80 ml of blood. If hygiene is necessary to change too often, it is already possible to suspect the discovery of bleeding.
Next alarming symptom - is to increase the duration of bleeding. If menstruation does not stop after 7 days from the beginning, you should contact your gynecologist.
Uterine bleeding in early pregnancy may be alarming abortion. Before birth the opening of bleeding may indicate placenta previa, or molar pregnancy.
Irregularity discharge or displacement of the menstrual cycle in higher or lower may indicate bleeding. The duration of the normal cycle of 21-35 days.
Causeless bleeding after intercourse and spotting in the postmenopausal period can also be symptoms of diseases of the female reproductive organs.
The more dangerous uterine bleeding?
When blood loss in large numbers of women develop iron-deficiency anemia, as evidenced by a decrease in the amount of hemoglobin in the blood test. The manifestations of anemia expressed pale skin, shortness of breath, weakness, dizziness.