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Forum Name: Gynecology

Question: HELP!! DUB


 ontheedgeMO - Thu Oct 20, 2005 8:28 pm

:? :x Not happy about my treatment plan with DUB it seems very paradoxal. Would like to talk to somebody about this can't find help anywhere. Thanx
 Michele P, RN - Thu Oct 20, 2005 8:50 pm

Young women within several years of their 1st period arent treated unless symptoms are exceptionally severe, such as heavy blood loss causing anemia.

In women of childbearing age, treatment is aimed at achieving regular menstrual cycles w/normal patterns. Oral contraceptives or progestogen therapy are frequently used. If anemia is present, iron supplements are usually used.

If your symptoms are severe and medical therapy does not help, surgical treatments such as endometrial ablation hysterectomy are discussed.

Older women who may be approaching menopause - treatments such as hormone supplementation or surgery are commonly used.
Best of luck :)

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