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Menorrhagia: Introduction

Menorrhagia: Excessive or prolonged blood loss during menstruation. See detailed information below for a list of 81 causes of Menorrhagia, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Menorrhagia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Menorrhagia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Menorrhagia

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Menorrhagia Treatments

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Stories from Users for Menorrhagia

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Menorrhagia

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Menorrhagia: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Menorrhagia

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed. Women with more »

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Female athlete syndrome leads to undiagnosed osteoporosis: Younger women are not usually considered as candidates for diagnosis of osteoporosis. However, a pattern more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Menorrhagia

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Menorrhagia: Related Rare Diseases

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Menorrhagia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Menorrhagia listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Menorrhagia as a symptom include:

Definitions of Menorrhagia:

Excessive menstrual flow.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Menorrhagia

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

How Common are these Causes of Menorrhagia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Menorrhagia. Of the 81 causes of Menorrhagia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 13 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 67 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Menorrhagia:

The following list of conditions have 'Menorrhagia' 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 Menorrhagia Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Menorrhagia based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Menorrhagia:

    Heavy menstruation, Hypermenorrhoea, Menostaxis, Periods heavy
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Menorrhagia:

    Medical Conditions associated with Menorrhagia:

    Menstrual irregularities (559 causes), Female sexual symptoms (505 causes), Menstrual symptoms (559 causes), Uterus symptoms (429 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Vagina symptoms (443 causes), Female genital symptoms (529 causes), Genital symptoms (986 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Mens health symptoms (291 causes)

    Symptoms related to Menorrhagia:

    Menstrual symptoms (559 causes), Menstrual pain (28 causes), Vaginal bleeding (147 causes), Dysfunctional uterine bleeding, Endometriosis, Fibroids (5 causes), Clotting disoders, Bleeding disoders, Von Willebrand disease, Dysmenorrhea (54 causes), Warfarin, Adenomysosis, Endometrial carcinoma, Endometrial polyp, Pelvic inflammatory disease (28 causes)

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