Abnormal Uterine Bleeding-Definitions, Update Article-24.2.19

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding-Definitions, Update Article-24.2.19

Hello friends,

As promised, we will continue our discussion on Abnormal Uterine Bleeding & will discuss a few definitions today.

-Menorrhagia is defined as prolonged or heavy cyclic menstruation with menses lasting for more than 7 days & blood loss exceeding more than 80 ml.

-Metrorrhagia or intermenstrual bleeding is also commonly referred to as breakthrough bleeding

-Frequently women complain of both patterns menorrhagia as well as metrorrhagia.

-Hypomenorrhea is defined as diminished flow or shortening of menses.

-Normal menstruation typically occurs every 28 days  7 days.

-Cycles with interval longer than 35 days are described as Oligomenorrhoea.

-Withdrawal bleeding refers to predictable bleeding that results from an abrupt decline in progesterone levels.

– So friends , in next update of this series will discuss in detail about some other aspect of this topic.