Abnormal bleeding, including overly heavy periods or spotting between periods, can lower your quality of life. If you’re struggling with abnormal bleeding, Miles Howard, MD, George Davidson, MD, and the experienced team at Palm Valley Women’s Care can help. With two locations in Phoenix and Avondale, Arizona, you can conveniently schedule an abnormal bleeding evaluation by calling the office nearest you.
Abnormal bleeding can mean something different to each woman. Maybe your periods are getting longer. Or you can’t go through the night without getting up at least once to change a pad or tampon. Whatever your abnormal bleeding issue may be, it could be caused by:
While less common, sometimes abnormal bleeding stems from a contraceptive intrauterine device (IUD) shifting out of place or irritating your tissues.
In any case, because abnormal bleeding can start affecting your daily life, it’s important to have an evaluation and get started on treatment.
The expert women’s health team at Palm Valley Women’s Care encourages you to come in for an evaluation if you’re experiencing any kind of vaginal bleeding that’s abnormal for you. This can include:
It’s also important to come into Palm Valley Women’s Care if your abnormal bleeding is associated with pelvic pain or severe cramps, or urinary or fecal incontinence.
Your dedicated OB/GYN can perform a pelvic exam, conduct an in-office ultrasound, or run labs to get to the root of why you have abnormal bleeding.
Treating abnormal bleeding depends on the underlying cause. But once your OB/GYN at Palm Valley Women’s Care diagnoses you, they can get you started on any of the following treatments:
Palm Valley Women’s Care also offers surgical correction for abnormal bleeding, including a dilation and curettage (D&C), or a hysterectomy procedure. Your dedicated OB/GYN can even repair any pelvic organ prolapse issues you may have, so you can get relief from heavy bleeding and other symptoms.
If you have abnormal bleeding, the team at Palm Valley Women’s Care can help you find the right treatment. Learn more by booking an exam over the phone today.