The term menorrhagia has fallen out of favor and the terminology “abnormal uterine bleeding” (AUB) is now preferred.
AUB describes a range of symptoms, such as heavy menstrual bleedin...
It is important to obtain a proper understanding of the patient's bleeding episode and to ask questions focused on PALM-COEIN etiologies to determine the patient's cause of abnormal b...
OCP normally used to regulate and decrease bleeding.
Progesterone and estrogen
Nonhormonal. These are normally chosen by women who wish to conceive and decrease hor...
Iron deficiency anemia
Acute severe blood loss
Impaired quality of life
N92.0 Excessive and frequent menstruation with regular cycle
N92.3 Ovulation bleeding
N92.2 Excessive menstruation at puberty
N92.1 Excessive and frequent menstruation with irregular cycle
Heavy menstrual bleeding is often associated with a structural uterine disorder.
A thorough history and physical examination is a key part of determining the cause of AUB.
The treatment ...
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