Normal bleeding (menstruation) is cyclical bleeding from the genital tract at interval of 28 days( range is 21 to 35 days) for 2 to 7 days.Abnormal vaginal bleeding happens to most women at some point of their lives. Bleeding can be abnormal if vaginal bleeding occurs:
At times when period is not expected
Any change in pattern should be looked into by a specialist. There are many causes of abnormal bleeding which vary according to age.
Talking of cancers, if evaluated and detected early cancers of female genital tract are treatable by surgical means. So the message is, do not ignore, delay and self diagnose irregular bleeding as it can cause delay in diagnosis and complicate matters. Pelvic organs are delicate and parameters of a women’s health. They need proper care and compassion of a qualified medical practitioner.