Menstrual Irregularities

Menstrual Irregularities

 

Six out of 10 women suffer from menstrual problems, but not many seek the help of a doctor. Heavy, prolonged menses is quite common, but can lead to disastrous consequences if not intervened early. The other end of the spectrum, i.e. delayed or absent periods, is equally alarming. Some of the menstrual disorders commonly seen are enlisted below:

 

  • Heavy and/or prolonged menses
  • Irregular menses
  • Vaginal bleeding following sexual intercourse
  • Delayed, scanty menses
  • Absent menses i.e. amenorrhea
  • Post menopausal bleeding

 
The complications that could occur are:

  • Weakness and anemia due to blood loss
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Cervical erosion
  • Mullarian anomaly
  • Chromosomal disorder
  • Potential endometrial cancer
  • Cervical polyp, cancer

 

Dr. Mantri shall address all the issues related to menstrual problems. She shall provide comprehensive treatment considering the wholesome management of the condition. The treatment modalities which she would include are hormonal medications, drugs to prevent excessive blood loss, surgical methods depending on the individual case.