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Latest Vaginal bleeding Stories

2006-11-10 09:00:12

SOMERVILLE, N.J., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a multicenter, prospective clinical trial showed that nine out of 10 women undergoing treatment with GYNECARE THERMACHOICE* III Uterine Balloon Therapy System to treat menorrhagia, or heavy menstrual periods, returned to a normal bleeding rate or less. The data were presented earlier this week at the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists meeting in Las Vegas. Women in the 250-patient trial were randomized to receive...

2006-08-23 16:32:39

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - After having a cesarean delivery, a woman may experience vaginal bleeding outside her normal periods. Taking oral contraceptive pills can resolve the problem, researchers in Japan report. Anatomic defects at the site of cesarean section scars in the uterus are thought to be the cause of such bleeding, they explain. However, there is currently no simple treatment. Dr. Masahiro Tahara from Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine and colleagues evaluated...

2004-11-28 03:00:15

Sort out the differences between uterine bleeding that's abnormal and that which is dysfunctional. Then teach your patient about new treatments that are available for these sometimes-dangerous conditions. Many women have variations in their menstrual cycle, such as changes in frequency, duration, or amount of flow, or spotting between their periods. This abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) may have various causes, some of them benign. But when AUB is related to changes in hormones that directly...