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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.
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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]
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
In all five cases the premenopausal patients presented with bleeding disorders (hypermenorrhea and dysmenorrhea) and symptoms due to the uterine size such as compression of bladder and bowel and pressure on the sacral plexus (Table 1).
Clinical characteristics such as age, proliferative phase/secretory phase, hypermenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, fibroids, and any history of intrauterine manipulation were studied.
(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.
Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) includes menorrhagia (menses too heavy), metrorrhagia (bleeding in between menses) and hypermenorrhea (menses too long).