Irregular Bleeding

Menorrhagia (Heavy Bleeding)

Menorrhagia (heavy bleeding), is menstrual bleeding that lasts longer than 7 days or bleeding that is much heavier than usual, possibly with large clots.

Metrorrhagia (Bleeding Between Menstrual Periods)

Bleeding from the uterus between menstrual periods is called metrorrhagia.  This is a common problem, especially for teenagers and women nearing menopause.