what types of conditions caused vaginal bleeding?
vaginal tissue damage/ trauma
what is menorrhagia?
heavy excessive menstrual bleeding (with/without abdo pain)
inter menstrual bleeding
what conditions could be a underlying cause for menorrhagia?
pelvic inflammatory disease
polycycstic ovary syndrome
what 2 things could cause damage/ trauma?
post coital tears
consider safeguarding for sexual abuse
how much blood does a Always regular sanitary pad hold?
what 4 types pf conditions cause vaginal bleeding?
surgical/medical therapeutic abortion
following gynaecological surgery
what is a medical abortion?
women sent home with medications to end the pregnancy
what is a surgical abortion?
type differs dependant on gestation
how long many bleeding last after an abortion?
accompanied by some pain
when should you consider infection after gynaecological surgery?
after 10 days of bleeding
when should you consider infection after a colposcopy?
after 7-14 days of bleeding
who has a higher risk of cervical and uterine cancer?
women over 50
what is called as excessive bleeding?