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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...

December 2015


Endometrial Ablation


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


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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Bleeding During Pregnancy


What can cause bleeding during pregnancy Vaginal bleeding or spotting during pregnancy can have many causes Some are serious and some are not Bleeding may occur early or late in pregnancy Many women have vaginal spotting or bleeding in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy Bleeding of the cervix may occ...

August 2011

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