Midwifery Women's Care
Midwife & OB-GYN located in Boca Raton, FL
The health care providers at Midwifery Women’s Care help many Boca Raton, Florida women who suffer from abnormal uterine bleeding.
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
What Is Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding is another term for abnormal periods including heavy bleeding, cycles that last longer or less than 28 days, or spotting between periods. Other names used to describe this symptom are Abnormal Uterine Bleeding are dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) and abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB). Abnormal Uterine Bleeding is not the same as abnormal bleeding during pregnancy. Any woman who has spotting or bleeding during pregnancy should immediately contact her healthcare provider.
What Causes Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding can be caused by several different issues, which may or may not be concerning. These include hormonal imbalances, clotting problems, or abnormal growths in the uterus. These abnormal growths could be fibroids, which are common and noncancerous, polyps, or cancerous tumors. Because Abnormal Uterine Bleeding can be a sign of a potentially serious health issues, any woman who has abnormal bleeding should contact her healthcare provider. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding may not be as urgent as spotting or bleeding during pregnancy, but the bleeding should still be checked out by an experienced provider. Women should contact their provider as soon as possible, and their provider can then determine how quickly an appointment should be scheduled.
How will my doctor determine the cause of my abnormal bleeding?
Your doctor will start with a pelvic examination. This reveals whether your uterus is enlarged or whether any new or unusual lumps are present. An ultrasound procedure may also be performed to check for fibroids or polyps. An anemia test is also recommended. Many women who suffer from heavy periods suffer from anemia, which could also cause fatigue and episodes of dizziness. If you physician suspects the possibility of cancer, he or she will order a biopsy. This is a test in which cell are removed from the uterus or cervix and sent to a lab for analysis.
Words from our patients
"The staff and midwives are beyond wonderful. The office is absolutely beautiful, and I recommend anyone who is looking for an OB/GYN to go to Midwifery Women's Care!"
"Kathy Fair is the best! I moved to Fort Lauderdale three years ago, but still make the drive to see her!"
"Was blown away by Kathy Fair and the amazing staff! Would highly recommend to all my friends and family! What an amazing group!"
"Love love love Christine! (And Kathy too). Christine delivered my two beautiful boys and we were very difficult patients!"
"Kathy, Christine and everyone in their practice are awesome! So happy to have you all in our lives! Thank you for everything!"
"She delivered both my son and daughter, two very healthy babies! MUCH LOVE!! Kathy and Chris the "Dynamic Duo"!"
"Kathy and Christine delivered my 4 children and every experience was beautiful because of them! I Love you guys!"
"Kathy is truly amazing! I had the most amazing pregnancy and delivery under her care! Her and Christine work so well together to make the whole process so comfortable!!"
"The Family environment Kathy, Christine and the staff at Midwifery Women's Care provide is Top Notch. I love you guys thanks for taking such good care of my family."
"I chose this office for my primary care during pregnancy and would recommend here a thousand times over! Staff is incredible, both Kathy and Christine are amazing..."