Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Heavy Menstrual Periods and Irregular Menstrual Periods 20 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 20 conditions that can cause Heavy Menstrual Periods and Irregular Menstrual Periods.

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There are 2 common conditions that can cause Heavy Menstrual Periods and Irregular Menstrual Periods.
  1. Endometrial Polyps
  2. Endometriosis
There are 5 somewhat common conditions that can cause Heavy Menstrual Periods and Irregular Menstrual Periods.
  1. Adenomyosis
  2. Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
  3. Ovarian Cystic Disease
  4. Primary Dysmenorrhea
  5. Uterine Fibroids
There are 3 uncommon conditions that can cause Heavy Menstrual Periods and Irregular Menstrual Periods.
  1. Coagulopathy
  2. Low Platelet Count
  3. Uterine Tumor
There are 10 rare conditions that can cause Heavy Menstrual Periods and Irregular Menstrual Periods.
  1. Cervical Cancer
  2. Factor 10 Deficiency
  3. Factor 2 Deficiency
  4. Factor 5 Deficiency
  5. Factor 7 Deficiency
  6. Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  7. Ovarian Cancer
  8. Platelet Function Disorder
  9. Thrombasthenia
  10. Uterine Cancer

Last Updated: Dec 15, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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