Other Menstruation FAQs

Basic information for topics, such as "What is it?" and "How many people are affected?" is available in the About Menstruation section. Answers to other Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) specific to menstruation are in this section.


  1. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). (2012). FAQ: Abnormal uterine bleeding. Retrieved May 24, 2016, from http://www.acog.org/Patients/
     External Web Site Policy (PDF - 464 KB)
  2. Master-Hunter, T., & Heiman, D. L. (2006). Amenorrhea: Evaluation and treatment. American Family Physician, 73, 1374–1382.
  3. Sweet, M. G., Schmidt-Dalton, T. A., Weiss, P. M., & Madsen, K. P. (2012). Evaluation and management of abnormal uterine bleeding in premenopausal women. American Family Physician, 85, 35–43.
  4. Cirillo, P. M., Wang, E. T., Cedars, M. I., Chen, L. M., & Cohn, B. A. (2016). Irregular menses predicts ovarian cancer: Prospective evidence from the Child Health and Development Studies. International Journal of Cancer, 139(5), 1009–1017. Retrieved August 2, 2016, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27082375
top of pageBACK TO TOP