that is characterized by an unusually abundant or prolonged
The average amount of lost blood during
is of 40 to 50ml; with menorragia, the woman can get to lose 80ml more or.
In rare occasions it denounces serious an underlying
Factors of risk.
Estrogen administration (without progesterone)
Young women who have still not settled down
cycle of regular ovulation.
Women next to the
Annual pelvic examinations including cytology.
Hormonal treatments balances.
Diagnosis and treatment.
The diagnosis is made by means of the inspection of the calendar, where the woman will point the duration of several consecutive rules.
Diagnósticas tests can be required special (for example, the test of
, the endometrial biopsy, the analyses of blood) to determine the cause of the bled one.
The treatment depends normally on the age of the patient, of if it wishes or not to have
and of any underlying
In case of use of
DIU, it considers the possibility of changing to another contraceptive method. An expansion (of cervix) and legrado can also be made (scraped of the uterus)
It can be necessary to resort to the histerectomía (extirpation of the uterus) in serious and persistent cases in which the
(to be able to have
hormonal therapy can be prescribed to control the bled one.
Medicines can be prescribed to cut the hemorrhage.
, martial therapy will be restored (
due to the loss of excessive blood.
It varies according to the cause of the bled one.
The patients with hormonal causes usually respond to the treatment well.
Hormonal imbalance (estrogens and progesterone)
or miomas (
Tumor or cyst of ovary.
Other hormonal causes.
Signs and symptoms.
fluid (it varies enormously from
woman to another one) Duration of the
superior to 7 days.
Great clots can be expelled from blood.
Pallor and fatigue (