Uterine Bleeding Directory
Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is abnormal bleeding from the uterus usually due to changes in hormone levels and not from a medical condition such as fibroids, miscarriage, or cancer. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about dysfunctional uterine bleeding, how to treat it, and much more.
What Is Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?
When does your period become a medical problem? Find out more about abnormal uterine bleeding: what it is, what causes it, and what you can do about it.
What Are Uterine Fibroids?
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with uterine fibroids, you might have questions. Learn the basics about uterine fibroids.
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding-What Increases Your Risk
Factors that increase your risk of developing dysfunctional uterine bleeding include your age. Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is more common in teens, at the beginning of the reproductive years, and in perimenopausal women.
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding-Symptoms
Symptoms of dysfunctional uterine bleeding include: Menstrual bleeding that occurs more often than every 21 days or farther apart than 35 days, menstrual bleeding that lasts longer than 7 days, and excessive blood loss during the menstrual cycles.