Vaginal bleeding is a common symptom of a female genital disease. Bleeding can be from the vulva, vagina, cervix, and endometrium but from the uterus for the most. It can certainly endanger the life of females. It may be the earliest symptoms of malignant tumors. Neglect and delayed treatment caused adverse consequences.
This is a problem that many women often encounter. The normal bleeding is such as normal menstruation, postpartum lochia discharge, etc. They will not harm the health. Pathological bleeding is different. It is not only a form of physical illness.
Now, the bleeding itself will also damage the health. It can be from the vulva, vagina, cervix, endometrium, but the most are from the uterus.
It is generally referred to abnormal bleeding. Abnormal bleeding is one of the most common symptoms of female genital diseases.
Vaginal Bleeding Symptoms
Its symptoms can be divided into the following types:
Increased menstrual flow:
Menstrual bleeding extends but in normal cycle. More likely to be uterine fibroids, uterine adenomyosis, dysfunctional uterine bleeding. In addition to the contraceptive may also be increased by the amount.
Irregular menstrual cycle bleeding:
It is often dysfunctional uterine bleeding, but should first rule out endometrial cancer.
Long-term sustained bleeding:
Mostly genital malignancies, such as cervical cancer and endometrial cancer.
Irregular bleeding after menopause:
Women of childbearing age face more pregnancy-related diseases. Such as miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, hydatidiform mole, etc. Postmenopausal women are more likely to have malignant tumors.
Bleeding after intercourse:
Mostly it includes cervical erosion, cervical polyps, and cervical cancer or submucosal fibroids.
Vaginal bleeding with leucorrhea:
It is considered more for advanced cervical cancer, endometrial cancer with infection.
Paroxysmal vaginal blood:
There is the possibility of primary fallopian tube cancer.
It occurred between the two menstrual periods which lasted for 3-4 days.
Menstrual cramps before or after a few days a few bloody secretions. It is usually ovarian dysfunction. Maybe it is endometriosis.
Irregular menstrual cycle:
It is also called as menstrual extended or irregular bleeding. Dysfunctional uterine bleeding simply referred to as blood work. The disease is very common in clinical practice. It is mainly by the regulation of reproductive neuroendocrine dysfunction. Due to long-term bleeding, some people also accompanied by different levels of anemia, so it is also important to correct anemia.
The patient faces a menstrual extension of 7 to 10 days before the bleeding. A patient should not think that this is certainly late menstruation. She should pay attention to observe the amount of bleeding, color, duration and so on with the usual menstruation. If the time of menstruation is long and it is accompanied by abdominal pain. Then a person should pay attention to whether there is an ectopic pregnancy or threatened abortion it is. If the bleeding is more than usual duration then it is obviously dysmenorrhea. It is more common in uterine fibroids or endometriosis. Its timely treatment is necessary.
After having unprotected sex some women take the emergency contraception. It can also be a cause of vaginal bleeding. The effect of emergency contraception on menstruation is mainly manifested in the changes in the menstrual cycle. It may be cause early or delayed bleeding. Especially repeated users will lead to menstrual disorders. Therefore, it can only be used as a remedy. It cannot replace the normal way of contraception.
Most non-menstrual bleeding is pathological. Because many people cannot distinguish between either the bleeding is physiological or pathological in nature. So to be on safe side it is better you should consult a gynecologist. It is better to avoid delaying the early diagnosis and treatment opportunities.
How to Prevent Vaginal Bleeding:
Regular screening of females is required. Collective life of females should be improved like public health facilities. There is need to strengthen the health education. Females should pay attention to personal hygiene and menstrual hygiene. Every day women should clean the vulva. Female condom also has a good preventive effect. Regularly go to the hospital every year to conduct a necessary gynecological examination is also a good way to avoid pathological vaginal bleeding in women.