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What is Abnormal bleeding?

16:28 - 13 May , 2021


They appear for different causes that are not attributable to the menstrual period. An increase or decrease in the usual discharge could suggest an underlying problem causing the vaginal bleeding. 

Potential causes and risks:

There are different causes that can lead to abnormal vaginal bleeding. Among the most common are spontaneous abortion, an ectopic pregnancy, hormonal diseases, cases of placenta previa, infections, internal injuries, and even some drugs and certain contraceptive methods.

Signs and symptoms Abnormal bleeding

In addition to bleeding, symptoms usually include fatigue, abdominal and/or pelvic pain or discomfort. Other signs and symptoms will depend on the bleeding’s cause.

Diagnosis and treatment Abnormal bleeding

To carry out a proper diagnosis, it is necessary to review your medical history and analyze different aspects of your current state of health. Additionally, your doctor may request different exams or tests to confirm or rule out any other health problem that causes the presence of this condition. 

Once the cause has been determined, the optimal treatment will be recommended depending on your specific case.

At ABC Medical Center we have a team of experts in the various branches of gynecology ready to serve you with world-class quality and safety standards, as well as the humane treatment and warmth that characterizes us. Come to us and you will receive the best care available in Mexico and Latin America.

We are pioneers in gynecologic laparoscopy, which allows us to offer you the best treatment options, with shorter hospitalization times, as well as a faster and less painful recovery, taking care of the aesthetic aspect with smaller scars than open surgeries. We offer you robot-assisted gynecologic surgeries, being an even less invasive and more precise procedure that provides benefits such as:

20% of the total robot surgeries of ABC Medical Center correspond to this specialty, which places us as a cutting-edge institution with vast experience and leadership in the field for the benefit of our patients.


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