hypermenorrhea


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hypermenorrhea

 [hi″per-men″o-re´ah]
excessive menstruation; causes include uterine tumors, pelvic inflammatory disease, abnormal conditions of pregnancy, and endocrine disturbances. It may cause anemia. Called also menorrhagia.

hy·per·men·or·rhe·a

(hī'pĕr-men'ō-rē'ă), Do not confuse this word with polymenorrhea.
Excessively prolonged or profuse menses.
Synonym(s): menorrhagia
[hyper- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]

hypermenorrhea

/hy·per·men·or·rhea/ (-men″o-re´ah) menstruation with an excessive flow but at regular intervals and of usual duration.

hypermenorrhea

hy·per·men·or·rhe·a

(hī'pĕr-men-ŏr-ē'ă)
Excessively prolonged or profuse menses.
Synonym(s): menorrhagia, menostaxis, hypermenorrhoea.
[hyper- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]

hypermenorrhea,

n extended or excessive menstrual bleeding.

hy·per·men·or·rhe·a

(hī'pĕr-men-ŏr-ē'ă)
Excessively prolonged or profuse menses.
Synonym(s): menorrhagia, menostaxis, hypermenorrhoea.
[hyper- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]
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Because our patient had hypermenorrhea causing anemia, we used oral contraceptives for controlling menstruation.
1-4) Menorrhagia, abnormal uterine bleeding, and dysfunctional uterine bleeding are the most frequently used terms; hypermenorrhea, metrorrhagia, and menometrorrhagia are among the less common.
1981) caused by oral and injectible contraceptives are increased blood transminase, cholesterol levels, indigestion, weight gain, headache, depression, fatigue, hypermenorrhea and intermenorrheal bleeding (not exceeding by 8%).
Long-term results in the treatment of menorrhagia and hypermenorrhea with a thermaballoon endometrial ablation technique.