What causes abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) during menopause?

Updated: Dec 07, 2018
  • Author: Millie A Behera, MD; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Answer

Anovulatory bleeding in menopausal transition is related to declining ovarian follicular function.

Estradiol levels will vary with the quality and state of follicular recruitment and growth. Bleeding might be light or heavy depending on the individual cycle response.


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