HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - In this week's Neighborhood Health Watch we share information about an often misunderstood illness.
In Henrico Dr. John Hulshoff is helping his patients with abnormal uterine bleeding.
It is very common and affects 5 percent of all women and accounts for 1/3 of all outpatient visits to the gynecologist's office.
Women should be evaluated and counseled by their OBGYN annually.
It is worth it to check with your doctor.
Most cases are determined to be benign and easily treated with minimal intervention through medical or surgical therapy.