Vaginal bleeding between periods

Alternative Names

Bleeding between periods; Intermenstrual bleeding; Spotting; Metrorrhagia

Definition of Vaginal bleeding between periods

This article discusses vaginal bleeding that occurs between a woman’s monthly menstrual periods. Such bleeding may be called “intermenstrual bleeding.”

Review

David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc., and Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Redmond, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. – 7/18/2010

Female reproductive anatomy
Bleeding between periods
Uterus

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