hypermenorrhea


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Related to hypermenorrhea: hypomenorrhea, polymenorrhea
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Noun1.hypermenorrhea - abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged
menses, menstruation, catamenia, menstruum, period, flow - 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
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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hy·per·men·or·rhe·a

n. hipermenorrea, período excesivo en cantidad y duración.
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In 1958 Kistner (26) wrote: "the unpredictability of permanent relief in endometriosis following the use of estrogenic substances alone" and the fact that "estrogen therapy also has the disadvantage of occasionally resulting in rather profuse break-through bleeding, endometrial hyperplasia and hypermenorrhea at the time of withdrawal of the hormone" make this treatment unwise.
Medroxyprogesterone acetate was initiated to control hypermenorrhea after gynecological consultation.