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Menstruation causes vaginal bleeding but vaginal bleeding can also be caused by other factors like a tubal pregnancy, an abrasion in the vagina or on the cervix.

Menstruation is simply the breakdown of the uterine lining. Vaginal bleeding that is not caused by menstruation needs to investigated, it could be from a tubal pregnancy or other internal problem that could be dangerous to your health.

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Q: What is the difference between vaginal bleeding and menstruation period?
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