Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (Causes (Hormonal imbalance, Pregnancy,…
Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
During an anovulatory cycle, the corpus luteum does on form.
In ovulatory abnormal uterine bleeding, progesterone secretion is prolonged.
Irregular shedding of the endometrium results.
Oestrogen levels remain low, near the threshold for bleeding.
Some birth control pills or intrauterine device
Thickening of the lining of the uterus
Endometrial and uterine cancer
Hormone replacement therapy after menopause
Age(years after puberty and before menopause)
Polycystic ovary syndrome
other anovulatory disorders
Blood work shows if you have blood disorder
Ultrasound, images of the inside of the uterus
Encourage the patient to comply with the medication to reduce discomfort and pain
Explain the importance of iron rich food to supplement iron
Explain methods of quantifying blood loss
Encourage patient to express her feeling to increase understanding of individual coping style
Signs and symptoms
Heavy menstrual bleeding that contain large clots that last more than 7 days
Weight gain(polycystic ovarian syndrome)
Hormones, birth control pills
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists
NSAIDS eg ibuprofen or naproxen
Oral iron therapy