Abnormal vaginal bleeding is classified by age and gravidity:
During reproductive years: non-pregnant
During reproductive years: pregnant
Disorders of menstrual bleeding, including intermenstrual bleeding, are discussed in the topic ‘Evaluation of abnormal uterine bleeding.
Vaginal bleeding before menarche is uncommon and is most often caused by trauma.
Up to 11% of women report postmenopausal bleeding, with highest rates in the first year after the menopause.
- Cervical cancer
- Cervical polyp
- Endometrial cancer
- Ovarian cancer
- Vaginal cancer
- Ectopic pregnancy
- Placental abruption
- Placenta previa
- Sexual abuse in children
- Neonatal uterine bleeding
- Precocious puberty
- Genital trauma
- Vaginal foreign body
- Condylomata accuminata
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