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Menstrual Conditions

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on menstrual conditions and related issues, including abnormal uterine bleeding, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, endometrial ablation, endometriosis, heavy menstrual bleeding, menorrhagia, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, premenstrual syndrome, and uterine fibroid tumors. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

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Overview

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Patient Education, Self-Care



Overview

08/01/2016 Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
03/01/2014 Diagnosis and Initial Management of Dysmenorrhea Algorithm Differential Diagnosis
06/01/2013 Amenorrhea: An Approach to Diagnosis and Management Algorithm
01/01/2012 Evaluation and Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Premenopausal Women Algorithm Differential Diagnosis Patient Education

Treatment

06/15/2014 ACOG Releases Guidelines on Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Associated with Ovulatory Dysfunction [Practice Guidelines]
02/15/2012 Dysmenorrhea [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
10/15/2011 Tranexemic Acid (Lysteda) for Cyclic Heavy Menstrual Bleeding [STEPS]
01/01/2008 Premenstrual Syndrome [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
06/15/2007 Treatment of Menorrhagia Patient Education

Complications and Special Situations

09/01/2016 Alternatives to Metformin for Patients with PCOS [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]
07/15/2016 Diagnosis and Treatment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Algorithm
11/01/2015 Menstrual Concerns in an Adolescent with Disabilities [Curbside Consultation]
09/01/2015 Insulin Sensitizers for Treatment of Menstrual Irregularities Associated with PCOS [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]
09/01/2013 Pituitary Adenomas: An Overview Algorithm
01/01/2011 ACOG Updates Guideline on Diagnosis and Treatment of Endometriosis [Practice Guidelines]
05/15/2007 Uterine Fibroid Tumors: Diagnosis and Treatment
08/15/2006 Diagnosis and Management of Endometriosis Patient Education

Patient Education, Self-Care

08/01/2016 Premenstrual Disorders Patient Education
06/01/2013 Amenorrhea Patient Education
01/01/2012 Abnormal Bleeding During Your Period Patient Education
10/15/2011 PMS: What It Is and What You Can Do About It Patient Education
06/15/2007 Heavy Periods (Menorrhagia) Patient Education
08/15/2006 Endometriosis: What You Should Know Patient Education

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Menstrual Cycle Problems
Amenorrhea
Dysmenorrhea

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