Vaginal bleeding is the presence of bright red blood from the vagina. This is normal in women of childbearing age who haven't experienced menopause. Menopause is the stoppage of the monthly "period" cycle. It is common for women taking chemotherapy to experience irregular menstrual periods. However, abnormal bleeding should be reported to your health care provider. Women who are on chemotherapy may experience low blood platelets.
Menstruation, or period, is a woman's monthly bleeding. Abnormal vaginal bleeding is different from normal menstrual periods. It could be bleeding that is between periods, is very heavy, or lasts much longer than usual. It also includes bleeding that happens before puberty or after menopause. Causes can include. Bleeding during pregnancy can have several different causes.
Jump to content. Top of the page Check Your Symptoms. Many women experience abnormal vaginal bleeding or spotting between periods sometime in their lives.
Abnormal uterine bleeding is any heavy or unusual bleeding from the uterus through your vagina. It can occur at any time during your monthly cycle, including during your normal menstrual period. Vaginal bleeding between periods is one symptom of abnormal uterine bleeding.