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Heavy menstruation

Heavy menstruation: Introduction

Heavy menstruation: When there is more than usual blood loss during menstruation. See detailed information below for a list of 23 causes of Heavy menstruation, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Heavy menstruation: Symptom Checker

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Heavy menstruation: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Heavy menstruation

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Heavy menstruation: Related Rare Diseases

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Heavy menstruation: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Heavy menstruation listed in Disease Database:

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Definitions of Heavy menstruation:

Excessive menstrual flow.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Heavy menstruation

The list below shows some of the causes of Heavy menstruation mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Heavy menstruation?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Heavy menstruation. Of the 23 causes of Heavy menstruation that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 20 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Heavy menstruation:

The following list of conditions have 'Heavy menstruation' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Heavy menstruation Based on Risk Factors

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Heavy menstruation:

    Hypermenorrhoea, Menostaxis, Periods heavy, Menorrhagia
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Heavy menstruation:

    Medical Conditions associated with Heavy menstruation:

    Heavy periods (78 causes), Menstrual irregularities (559 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Vaginal symptoms (443 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Genital symptoms (986 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Female sexual symptoms (505 causes), Uterus symptoms (429 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Mens health symptoms (291 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Female genital symptoms (529 causes)

    Symptoms related to Heavy menstruation:

    Vaginal bleeding (147 causes), Menstrual pain (28 causes), Menstrual symptoms (559 causes), Menorrhagia (81 causes), Dysfunctional uterine bleeding, DUB, Menometrorrhagia (6 causes), Hysterectomy, Uterine fibroids, Endometriosis

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