Menstrual cycle alterations - Causes and Symptoms

What Is Menstrual cycle alterations: Causes and Symptoms

Menstrual cycle disturbances include amenorrhea , dysfunctional uterine bleeding, dysmenorrhea , and premenstrual syndrome .

Irregular or absent periods and vaginal bleeding of non-menstrual origin can have many causes, but pregnancy should always be suspected in women of childbearing potential.

Possible Causes Of Menstrual Cycle Alterations

Menstrual cycle disturbances are a common or probable symptom of these diseases

Common Causes

  • Acromegaly
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Hemorrhagic corpus luteum
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Cushing’s disease
  • Obesity

Rare Causes

  • Alcoholism
  • Fanconi anemia
  • Bulimia
  • Dermoid cyst
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Meningitis
  • Menopause
  • Hashimoto’s disease
  • Salpingitis
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Prader-Willi syndrome
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Pituitary tumors

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