Overview

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) is a condition that affects nearly every woman at some point in her life. Also called abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), DUB is a condition that causes vaginal bleeding to occur outside of the regular menstrual[read article]

Tests for Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

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Pelvic Exam
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Gynecological Examination
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A Pap smear (also called a Pap test) is a procedure that tests for the presence of abnormal cells in the cervix (the lower part of your uterus). Changes in the cell...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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The lining of the uterus is called the endometrium . The endometrium can indicate cell changes in response to hormone levels, as well as, any abnormal tissue such a...  More
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The thyroid is a small gland, shaped like a butterfly, which is located in the lower-front part of your neck. Your doctor can feel your thyroid by pressing his or h...  More
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Liver function tests help determine the health of your liver by measuring levels of proteins, enzymes, or bilirubin in your blood. Many tests can be performed on th...  More
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A blood differential (also called a white blood cell count differential) measures the number of each of the five types of white blood cells present in your blood�...  More
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Pelvic Ultrasound
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Surgical Procedures for Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

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If you are suffering from abnormal bleeding, you may have submucus fibroid tumors. These tumors can cause severe cramping, fatigue, heavy menstrual periods and blee...  More
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A D and C, also written as D & C, is short for dilation and curettage, which is a minor surgery. It involves dilating or opening the cervix. The cervix is the o...  More
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Endometrial Ablation
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A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure to remove a woman's uterus. The uterus is also known as the womb. The uterus is located in the abdomen and is where a fe...  More
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A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure to remove a woman's uterus. The uterus is also known as the womb. The uterus is located in the abdomen and is where a fe...  More
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Endometrial Laser Ablation
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Endometrial Thermal Ablation
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Prescribed Medications for Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

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PROGESTERONE (proe JES ter one) is a female hormone. This medicine is used to prevent the overgrowth of the lining of the uterus in women who are taking estrogens f...  More
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MEDROXYPROGESTERONE (me DROX ee proe JES te rone) is a hormone in a class called progestins. It is commonly used to prevent the uterine lining from overgrowth in wo...  More
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DANAZOL (DA na zole) is used in women to treat endometriosis and the symptoms of fibrocystic breast disease. This medicine may also be used in men and women to prev...  More
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NORETHINDRONE is an oral contraceptive. The product contains a female hormone known as a progestin. It is used to prevent pregnancy.  More
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CONJUGATED ESTROGENS (CON ju gate ed ESS troe jenz) is an estrogen. It is used as hormone replacement in menopausal women. It helps to treat hot flashes and prevent...  More
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MEGESTROL (me JES trol) belongs to a class of drugs known as progestins. Megestrol tablets are used to treat advanced breast or endometrial cancer.  More
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MENOTROPINS (men oh TROE pins) is a fertility medicine. It is used to stimulate the ovaries. This may increase the chance of pregnancy.  More
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MEDROXYPROGESTERONE (me DROX ee proe JES te rone) is a man-made hormone. It is used to treat the symptoms of endometrial and renal cancer.  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

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PROGESTERONE (proe JES ter one) is a female hormone. This medicine is used to prevent the overgrowth of the lining of the uterus in women who are taking estrogens f...  More
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