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Vaginal bleeding

Vaginal bleeding: Introduction

Vaginal bleeding: Bleeding in or from the vagina. See detailed information below for a list of 147 causes of Vaginal bleeding, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Vaginal bleeding:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Vaginal bleeding. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Vaginal bleeding:

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Stories from Users for Vaginal bleeding

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Message Boards for Vaginal bleeding

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Vaginal bleeding: Animations

Medications or substances causing Vaginal bleeding:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Vaginal bleeding as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Starting oral contraceptives
  • Stopping oral contraceptives
  • Starting estrogen therapy
  • Stopping estrogen therapy
  • Letrozole
  • more causes...»

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Vaginal bleeding

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Vaginal bleeding: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Vaginal bleeding

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Vaginal bleeding: Related Rare Diseases

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Vaginal bleeding: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Vaginal bleeding listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Vaginal bleeding as a symptom include:

Definitions of Vaginal bleeding:

Hemorrhage from vessels in the uterus, sometimes manifested as vaginal bleeding.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Organs affected by Vaginal bleeding:

The list of organs typically affected by Vaginal bleeding may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Vaginal bleeding

The list below shows some of the causes of Vaginal bleeding mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Vaginal bleeding?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Vaginal bleeding. Of the 147 causes of Vaginal bleeding that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 6 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 7 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 12 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 131 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Vaginal bleeding:

The following list of conditions have 'Vaginal bleeding' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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  • BXO ... bleeding or ulceration with sex


  • Cervical Cancer ... abnormal vaginal bleeding, vaginal discharge containing blood
  • Cervicitis ... vaginal bleeding after intercourse, vaginal bleeding after pelvic examination, vaginal bleeding after Pap smear, vaginal discharge containing blood
  • Cervix conditions ... vaginal bleeding
  • Chlamydia ... vaginal bleeding after intercourse, spotting, spotting after sex, light vaginal bleeding
  • Chlamydial Infection ... vaginal bleeding after intercourse, spotting, spotting after sex, light vaginal bleeding
  • Choriocarcinoma ... vaginal bleeding in early pregnancy


  • Decreased menses ... reduced menstrual flow
  • Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding ... vaginal bleeding longer than normal periods, abnormal spotting, abnormal vaginal bleeding, vaginal bleeding between periods, vaginal bleeding after menopause, vaginal bleeding in young girls, vaginal bleeding unrelated to periods














  • Vagina cancer ... Post coital bleeding, Abnormal vaginal bleeding, bleeding after sexual intercourse, bleeding after pelvic examination
  • Vitamin A embryopathy ... Vaginal bleeding


Conditions listing medical complications: Vaginal bleeding:

The following list of medical conditions have Vaginal bleeding or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.




  • Smoking ... vaginal bleeding (pregnancy)

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Causes of Vaginal bleeding Based on Risk Factors

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Vaginal bleeding:

    PV bleeding, Uterine bleeding, Uterine hemorrhage
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Vaginal bleeding:

    Subtypes of Vaginal bleeding:

    Bleeding after sex (33 causes), Spotting (25 causes), Abnormal vaginal bleeding (75 causes), Vaginal bleeding after menopause (10 causes), Abnormal uterine bleeding (2 causes), Light periods (10 causes), Vaginal bleed in pregnancy (29 causes), Bloody vaginal discharge (35 causes), Reduced menstrual flow (3 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Vaginal bleeding:

    Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Vaginal symptoms (443 causes), Female sexual symptoms (505 causes), Menstrual irregularities (559 causes), Genital symptoms (986 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Menstrual symptoms (559 causes), Uterus symptoms (429 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Vagina symptoms (443 causes), Female genital symptoms (529 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Mens health symptoms (291 causes)

    Symptoms related to Vaginal bleeding:

    Vaginal discharge (145 causes), Vaginal symptoms (443 causes), Menstrual symptoms (559 causes), Abnormal uterine bleeding (2 causes), Trauma, Vulvovaginitis (14 causes), Foreign body, Mittelschmerz disease, Hypothyroidism (106 causes), Ovarian tumours (13 causes), Sexual abuse, Threatened abortion, Incomplete abortion, Missed abortion, Hydatidiform mole, Septic abortion, Pelvic inflammatory disease (28 causes)

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