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What Increases Your Risk

Risk factors (things that increase your risk) for abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) include:

  • Your age. Abnormal uterine bleeding is more common in teens, at the beginning of the reproductive years, and in perimenopausal women at the end of their reproductive years.
  • Your weight. Overweight women more commonly develop abnormal uterine bleeding.1

Some women have abnormal uterine bleeding even though they have no risk factors.

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Last Updated: March 12, 2014
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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