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hypomenorrhea

 [hi″po-men″o-re´ah]
diminution of menstrual flow or duration.

hy·po·men·or·rhe·a

(hī'pō-men'ō-rē'ă), Do not confuse this word with oligomenorrhea.
Diminution of the flow or a shortening of the duration of menstruation.
[hypo- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]

hypomenorrhea

A menstrual period of ↓ days or ↓ blood flow

hy·po·men·or·rhe·a

(hī'pō-men-ōr-ē'ă)
Diminution of the flow or a shortening of the duration of menstruation.
Synonym(s): hypomenorrhoea.
[hypo- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]

Patient discussion about hypomenorrhea

Q. Could I be pregnant and my body just doesn't know it yet? It is a very light period what do you think? This is Coreyeve ; I got married 5 months ago. Yesterday, I took a pregnancy test and it came positive. Then I had my period later that evening. Could I be pregnant and my body just doesn't know it yet? It is a very light period what do you think?

A. Corey, that's quite tricky.. actually, there are some possibilities of what happened to you:
- the pregnancy test you did was wrong (was not accurate)
- or you were actually pregnant, but then you had a very early miscarriage

So, I will suggest next time, you can check whether you're pregnant or not after you miss your period, then you can check it by using home pregnancy test or even pregnancy pack test.
If you're a working woman, it is advisable to balance your activities, since the first weeks of pregnancy is quite important (that is the time when the embryo is implanted into the mother's uterus)

Good luck, and stay healthy always..

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Demographic profile of the patients Variables Number (%) Primary infertility 44(73.3) Secondary infertility 14(23.3) Recurrent pregnancy loss 2(3.3) Causes of Asherman's syndrome H/O tuberculosis 8(13.3) H/O post-partum curettage 2(3.3) H/O abortion (D&C) 4(6.7) H/O diagnostic curettage 6(10.0) H/O myomectomy 1(16) H/O hysteroscopic surgery 0(0) H/O uterine surgery/procedure 1(1.6) No significant causative factor 32(53.3) in patients' history H/0 LSCS 4(6.7) Associated tubal factor infertility 35(58.3) Menstrual pattern Hypomenorrhoea 32(53.3) Amenorrhea 16(26.7) Normal periods 12(20.0) H/O=History of, D&C=Dilatation and curettage, LSCS=Lower Segment Cesarean Section Table 2.
of Cases Percentage Acylical (MPH) 15 15% Hypomenorrhoea 5 5% Menorrhagia 32 32% Metrorrhagia 3 3% Oligomenorrhoea 19 19% Polymenorrhagia 18 18% Polymenorrhoea 8 8% Total 100 100% Table 2: Patients According to Age Groups and Bleeding Pattern Age in Years No.
In our study there was a significant association between pattern of menstrual irregularity, elevated HOMA-IR value, and PCOS, with Oligomenorrhea and hypomenorrhoea being more frequent association.
Based on these findings, we concluded that adolescents with persistent menstrual irregularities, especially oligomenorrhoea and hypomenorrhoea, 2 years after menarche more frequently have the diagnosis of PCOS and also present with more elevated HOMA-IR values and metabolic syndrome than controls, indicating a great probability of the presence of insulin resistance and providing a unique opportunity to detect patients early in their lives and offer measures that would prevent development of metabolic complications and reproductive abnormalities.
Among the menstrual cycle irregularities most common was oligomenorrhoea 14(82.35%) followed by hypomenorrhoea 1(5.88%), polymenorrhoea 1(5.88%) and amenorrhoea 1(5.88%).
All patients having major complaints of menstrual disturbances e.g., menorrhagia, polymenorrhoea, polymenorrhagia, metropathia hemorrhagica, metrorrhagia, oligo and hypomenorrhoea were included in the study.
This syndrome results from acquired scarring of the endometrial lining, which prevents the normal build-up and shedding of the endometrium, leading to hypomenorrhoea or even amenorrhea.
The proportion of cases of Menorrhagia was decreasing as age increases while proportion of cases of oligo and hypomenorrhoea, increased with age.
Oligomenorrhoea &/or hypomenorrhoea (58, 48.3%): In this group associated complaints and the diagnosis were studied in detail as follows