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Vaginal Bleeding (Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding Between Periods) Topic Guide

Vaginal Bleeding (Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding Between Periods) Vaginal Bleeding (Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding Between Periods):

In women, abnormal vaginal bleeding when is when they are not on their period (menstruation).

Symptoms of abnormal vaginal bleeding outside of your period include red blood on the underwear or pajamas, pelvic or abdominal pain, and excessive pain from menstruating, or if you are pregnant.

Causes of abnormal vaginal bleeding include unbalanced hormones, during pregnancy, after trauma, uterine fibroids, menopause, and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Treatment for abnormal bleeding depends on the cause of the bleeding.

Talk to your doctor or another healthcare professional if you have any abnormal vaginal bleeding.

Vaginal Bleeding (Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding Between Periods) Topic Guide - Visuals

Vaginal Bleeding (Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding Between Periods) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel Ethinyl Estradiol And Desogestrel

Ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel is a combination birth control pill containing female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary)...learn more »

ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel Ethinyl Estradiol And Levonorgestrel

Ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel is a combination birth control pill containing female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ova...learn more »

mestranol and norethindrone Mestranol And Norethindrone

Mestranol and norethindrone is a combination drug that contains female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). This medicatio...learn more »

ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone Ethinyl Estradiol And Norethindrone

Ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone is a combination birth control pill containing female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovar...learn more »

medroxyprogesterone (oral) Medroxyprogesterone (oral)

Medroxyprogesterone is a progestin (a form of progesterone), a female hormone that helps regulate ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary) and menstru...learn more »