Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Menometrorrhagia Evaluation

The evaluation of irregular menstrual periods begins with a history and physical exam, including a pelvic exam.

Physical findings in a woman with irregular menstrual periods include:

Testing is necessary to determine the cause of irregular menstrual bleeding.

Tests that may be used to evaluate irregular menstrual periods include:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Menometrorrhagia References
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