Learn About Dysfunctional Bleeding Video

Dr. Daniel Levin, a board certified OB/GYN, discusses diagnosis and treatment options of dysfunctional bleeding, which is defined as any vaginal bleeding that has no anatomical or structural reason.
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Learn About Dysfunctional Bleeding What is dysfunctional bleeding? Dr. Daniel Levin: On behalf of tvlesson.com. my name is Daniel Levin, I'm a Board Certified OBGYN. Let's talk about dysfunctional uterine bleeding, it is a huge problem affecting many millions in all over the world, with approximately $12 million a year expenses. Dysfunctional bleeding or any abnormal bleeding from the vagina that has no anatomical or structural reason is considered dysfunctional bleeding. Before diagnosing anyone with dysfunctional bleeding, every other pathologic or any abnormal reasons for bleeding needs to be ruled out. Once they have been ruled out, one can be diagnosed with dysfunctional bleeding. Nowadays there are many options of dealing with these problems, helping women improve the quality of life. In the past, major surgery, usually hysterectomy used to be a state of the art. Nowadays, minimal invasive procedures like a simple IUD with some hormones or endometrial ablation of any kind, it might be an amazing way to improve quality of life regaining back the dignity of living during menstrual period, it might be an awesome option. Endometrial ablation is a minimally invasive procedure, sometimes it's an office-based, by sealing or almost eliminating the endometrial lining, from the bleeding from the uterus, almost all, even if luckily completely stops. On behalf of tvlesson.com. thank you for watching.

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