Bleeding between periods can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'troubling' to 'generally fatal'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose bleeding between periods, we could:
|Low Progesterone||5%||Ruled out|
|Ovarian Cancer||3%||Ruled out|
|Ovarian Cysts||0%||Ruled out|
Do you have bleeding between periods?
Possible responses:→ Don't know
→ Occasionally / moderately
→ Often / severely
The most common sign of endometrial cancer is unusual bleeding from the vagina, especially bleeding that occurs after passing through menopause.
Prolonged and/or heavy periods are a sign of hypothyroidism.