Postmenopausal Bleeding and its Causes

Postmenopausal Bleeding and its Causes Postmenopausal bleeding is the condition in which uterine bleeding occurs after a female has gone through menopause. While some bleeding is common during the perimenopausal time frame, uterine bleeding after menopause is unusual and should be evaluated by a gynecologist upon initial detection. Generally, menopause occurs between the ages of 45-55, with the average age being 51. The transition into menopause can range anywhere from a few months to several years, though…

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Endometriosis: Incidence, Causes, and Treatments

Endometriosis: Incidence, Causes, and Treatments Endometriosis is a female reproductive organ disease that affects about 10% of women (of the reproductive age) globally. The condition is defined by the growth of endometrial tissue outside of the uterus. These ectopic areas of endometrial tissue contain endometrial glands. Endometriosis usually occurs in the pelvic region, but it can also occur in other areas inside the abdomen, such as on the intestinal wall, bladder, or lining of the abdomen. This…

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