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Menstrual periods - heavy, prolonged, or irregular

Alternate Names : Irregular menstruation, Heavy, prolonged, or irregular periods, Menorrhagia, Polymenorrhea, Metrorrhagia and other menstrual conditions, Abnormal menstrual periods, Abnormal vaginal bleeding


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Endometriosis
Endometriosis

Endometriosis is the condition in which the tissue that normally lines the uterus (endometrium) grows on other areas of the body causing pain and irregular bleeding.

Abnormal menstrual periods
Abnormal menstrual periods

Abnormal menstrual periods may have a variety of causes, such as endometrial hyperplasia, endometrial polyps, uterine fibroids, and abnormal thyroid or pituitary function.The endometrium is the tissue lining the uterus. When the endometrium becomes unusually thick it is called endometrial hyperplasia. Hyperplasia may cause profuse or extended menstrual bleeding.





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