Symptoms range from mild to severe and include:
- Bleeding between periods
- Bleeding after sex
- Bleeding heavier or more than usual
- Spotting anytime in the menstrual cycle
- Bleeding after menopause
Physical exams, blood and pregnancy tests, as well as a review of your medical history and menstrual cycle, may be part of the initial diagnostic process. Based on your symptoms, further testing may be necessary, including ultrasounds and diagnostic hysteroscopy, in which a thin device is inserted through the vagina and the opening of the cervix to provide doctors a view inside the uterus.
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