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What is Menstruation?

What is Menstruation?

  • Menstruation: The passage of blood and uterine tissue through the vagina cyclically.
  • Menstruation: the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; "the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates; "the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Menstruation: Introduction

Types of Menstruation:

Broader types of Menstruation:

How serious is Menstruation?

Complications of Menstruation: see complications of Menstruation

What causes Menstruation?

Causes of Menstruation: see causes of Menstruation
Risk factors for Menstruation: see risk factors for Menstruation

What are the symptoms of Menstruation?

Symptoms of Menstruation: see symptoms of Menstruation

Complications of Menstruation: see complications of Menstruation

Menstruation: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Menstruation.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Menstruation.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Menstruation: Gynecologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Menstruation.
Treatments for Menstruation: see treatments for Menstruation
Research for Menstruation: see research for Menstruation

Organs Affected by Menstruation:

Organs and body systems related to Menstruation include:

Name and Aliases of Menstruation

Main name of condition: Menstruation

Other names or spellings for Menstruation:

Menses, Menstruum, Catamenia, Period, Flow
Source - WordNet 2.1

Menstruation: Related Conditions

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