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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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causes of Heavy menstruation as a symptom include:
Excessive menstrual flow.
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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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