BMC’s Yawkey building doors are now closed as an entrance as part of our ongoing efforts to enhance our campus and provide you with the best clinical care.

All patients and visitors on our main campus must enter our hospital via Shapiro, Menino, or Moakley buildings, where they will be greeted by team members at a new centralized check-in desk before continuing to the hospital. We are excited to welcome you and appreciate your patience as we improve our facilities.

Abnormal vaginal bleeding is any bleeding that is outside a normal menstruation (period). This may occur as spotting (light bleeding) or involve heavier bleeding. Any abnormal bleeding should be investigated, as causes can range from polyps and cysts to uterine, cervical and endometrial cancer (reproductive system canders) and celiac disease (wheat protein intolerance).

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Boston Medical Center is proud to be a nationally recognized leader in women's health. Those who seek care with the Department of Gynecology are provided with comprehensive gyneco…

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