Prolonged Menstruation For Up To 2 Months In A Woman Aged 42 Years?
Evening, I want to ask, my mother aged 42 years experienced prolonged menstruation for up to 2 months with a weight of 56kg. At first I thought it was a symptom of menopause. I want to ask what is the cause and how to solve it?
Hello sister Aditya,
Bleeding from the birth canal (vaginal) can be a menstruation or bleeding, some conditions can cause prolonged bleeding from the birth canal such as: Bleeding due to malignancy or cancer. Menstruation is longer and more due to uterine fibroids or endometriosis (chocolate cysts) in the uterus. Blood clotting disorders due to certain diseases or due to drug consumption. Miscarriage bleeding.
You should see a doctor if you have menstruation or bleeding for more than 2 weeks, the doctor will perform an internal examination by inserting a speculum or cocor duck into the vagina to see the condition of the cervix, a biopsy or tissue collection can be done for anatomical pathology examination or internal Pap smear examination. and outside to detect whether the cell type leads to malignancy. Other necessary examinations such as blood hematology examination, blood clotting examination, ultrasound examination or uterine X-ray with contrast (hysterosalpingography) to if necessary an MRI / CT scan of the uterine area. It is important to treat common conditions such as blood deficiency experienced due to prolonged menstruation such as fluid infusion or blood transfusions. Then the treatment of the cause of bleeding can be in the form of chemotherapy or radiotherapy if there is a malignancy or certain surgery.
What you need to watch out for if the patient is getting weaker, pale, dizzy, dizzy, nauseated, cold feet and hands, it can be a sign of anemia to shock, lack of blood, so it must receive immediate treatment.
Eat nutritious food, drink at least 2 liters a day, avoid fatigue, and get enough rest to help the patient recover. keep the feminine area clean by regularly changing sanitary napkins to avoid moisture. Hope it is useful.
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