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Annual Well-Woman Exam (Infographic)

Birth Control Learn about choosing the right birth control method for you Some examples include the birth control pill intrauterine device IUD patch condom or implant Cancer Screening Learn more about breast cancer colon cancer or other types of cancer Vaccinations Get vaccinations against the flu...

September 2016


Bleeding During Pregnancy

FAQ038, July 2016

Does bleeding during pregnancy always mean that there is a problem Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy has many causes Some are serious whereas others are not Bleeding can occur early or later in pregnancy Bleeding in early pregnancy is common In many cases it does not signal a major problem Bleedin...

July 2016

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Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

FAQ193, June 2016

How common is heavy menstrual bleeding Heavy menstrual bleeding is very common About one third of women seek treatment for it Heavy menstrual bleeding is not normal It can disrupt your life and may be a sign of a more serious health problem If you are worried that your menstrual bleeding is too he...

June 2016

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Endometrial Ablation

FAQ134, April 2013

What is endometrial ablation Endometrial ablation destroys a thin layer of the lining of the uterus and stops the menstrual flow in many women In some women menstrual bleeding does not stop but is reduced to normal or lighter levels If ablation does not control heavy bleeding further treatment or ...

April 2013

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Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

FAQ095, December 2012

What is abnormal uterine bleeding Bleeding in any of the following situations is abnormal Bleeding between periods Bleeding after sex Spotting anytime in the menstrual cycle Bleeding heavier or for more days than normal Bleeding after menopause Menstrual cycles that are longer than 35 days or shor...

December 2012

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