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Patient’s Page: Facts about Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Authors: Bridget Garland, MA


Many women visit their primary care physician or gynecologist because of abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB)—bleeding that is excessive or occurs outside of a woman’s normal menstruation cycle. There are many causes for AUB, including benign growths, medications, infection, cancer, or pregnancy; likewise, there are several treatment options available for most types of AUB.

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