NOTE: This topic addresses bleeding from the Uterus. It may be called “Vaginal,” since it comes out the vagina, but that’s not where it originates (see Diagram — Female Genital System). A pelvic exam can easily tell if bleeding is truly vaginal.
FIRST STEP — Pregnancy Test (for virtually everyone; see link)
Since all women with bleeding after menopause need tests for Endometrial Cancer (see also “Irregular Bleeding,” section 5a, below), the rest of this topic refers to non-pregnant women between puberty and menopause. Select from following symptoms: