Vaginal Bleeding Topic Guide
Vaginal Bleeding: Irregular vaginal bleeding can be caused by dysfunctional uterine bleeding (for example, unbalanced hormones that affect the menstrual cycle, and trauma), pregnancy, uterine fibroids, menopause, and pelvic inflammatory disease. Treatment depends upon the cause.
Foreign Body, Vagina Foreign objects in the vagina can include objects designed to use in a woman's vagina (for example, tampons, medications, vaginal suppositories) and objects not designed to insert into the vagina. Common symptoms of a foreign object in the vagina include unusual vaginal bleeding, vaginal itching, vaginal discharge, pain with urination, vulvar discomfort, abdominal or pelvic pain. Treatment of objects in the vagina depend on the object, if it is imbedded, or easily removed by the patient or health care professional.
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