Gynaecology hospital in Hebbal, Bangalore

Management of Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding and Other Menstrual Disorders

Gynaecology hospital in Hebbal, Bangalore

Commonly menstruation cycle occurs after every 21 to 35 days and lasts for five days. If you have dysfunctional uterine bleeding, you may bleed frequently, or your menstruation bleeding will last longer. Abnormal bleeding may not always be dangerous, but sometimes, it may be the reason for cancer or any other serious condition. 

Around 10% to 35% of women experience uterine bleeding worldwide. Dysfunctional bleeding is the most common at a time when menstruation begins and in the years before menopause.

Who is affected by Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding?

Dysfunctional bleeding from the Uterus is often noticed in non-pregnant women. But, dysfunctional bleeding also occurs in women after menopause or while pregnant. Bleeding after menopause is serious, and you should immediately contact your health care provider. When you bleed after menopause, the colour of the blood may be pink, brown or red. Some causes of bleeding are harmless. But some reasons may pose a severe threat to your health. Gynaecology Disorders treatment in Hebbal, Bangalore is available at Manipal Hospitals, visit today.

Causes of Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding 

There are various causes of dysfunctional uterine bleeding. These are 

  • Imbalance in releasing certain hormones

  • Abnormal structure of the Uterus

  • Infections

  • Some types of medications

  • Some medical conditions

  • Cancer in the Uterus

Diagnosis of Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

Your healthcare provider may recommend you to do specific tests, including

  • Blood Test

To check your blood clots and blood counts

  • Pregnancy Test

Sometimes, miscarriage causes heavy bleeding. Even upto 35 days of miscarriage, you may be positive on a pregnancy test.

  • Hormonal Test

Since hormonal imbalance is also one reason for irregular bleeding, your healthcare provider will do specific tests to check your hormone.

  • Hysteroscopic exam

This examination is conducted to check fibroids or symptoms of cancer.

  • Endometrium Biopsy

This test is conducted by collecting tissue from your Uterus and examining the presence of cancerous cells.

Treatment Methods for Irregular Uterine Bleeding

The treatment methods for irregular uterine bleeding depend upon the causes of the bleeding. Both medications and surgical procedures are applied according to the symptoms and causes. Book an appointment at our multi-specialty hospital today.

Treatment Through Medications

Some of the medications applied to treat dysfunctional bleedings are

  • a shot of progestin or implanting an IUD in the Uterus

  • nonsteroids anti-inflammatory drugs

  • Agonists Gonadotropin-releasing hormone that helps to stop bleeding by preventing ovulation

  • Antagonist Gonadotropin-releasing hormone that helps to heavy, heavy bleeding associated with fibroids

Treatment Through Surgery

Healthcare providers adopt various surgical methods to treat irregular uterine bleeding. Some of these methods are:

  • Artery Embolization

This procedure helps to prevent blood flow by causing them to shrink.

  • Endometrial Ablation

In this treatment method, your uterus lining is destroyed with the help of heat, laser, electricity or freezing.

  • Myomectomy

With the help of this method, fibroids can be removed without destroying your ability to become pregnant.

  • Hysterectomy

This method helps to remove the Uterus. This treatment method is applied to treat cancer in the endometrium.

  • Hysteroscopy

It’s a method of treatment by which atypical structure is removed from the Uterus.

How to Prevent?

You can take the following measures to prevent dysfunctional uterine bleeding. These are

  • By maintaining a healthy weight

  • Avoid foods that contain a high amount of animal fat

  • Take necessary measures to have sex safely

You should see your doctor if you find the following conditions.

  • Bleeding between periods and lasts longer than a week.

  • If the blood clot passing from the Uterus is larger than the regular size.

  • You feel tired or short of breath.

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