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menses

1. another name for menstruation
2. the period of time, usually from three to five days, during which menstruation occurs
3. the matter discharged during menstruation

menses

[′men‚sēz]
(physiology)
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She started her menses at 15 and four years down the line, they are still struggling with her menstrual hygiene management especially during the day when she is away at school.
Thus, menopause is said to have set in, when a woman in this age range has not experienced her menses for up to 12 months.
So the next time you observe somebody having a sudden menses in the exams hall, or sudden change in her cycle following taking up of a new job or change in environment or certain life style habits, there shouldn't be any cause for alarm.
It is important to follow a thorough evaluation and workup of secondary amenorrhea if a woman hasn't had menses for [greater than or equal to] 3 months after initial menarche, regardless of prior pill use.
On day 194, the patient started her menses. She appeared to have "overwhelming anxiety" and reported "anxiety in her body".
The main purpose of the present study was to examine the menstrual pattern of girls with intellectual disabilities and also to evaluate the impact of menses on these girls and their parents/guardians.
Those indicators include girls who have no menarche by age 15 years or within 3 years of breast budding, no breast development by age 13 years, or no menses by age 14 years with hirsutism or with a history of excessive exercise or of an eating disorder.
Their medical records were reviewed for specific documentation about the onset of menses during hospitalization.
Through my evaluation, I found that she would gain 10 lb before her menses. 1 prescribed a diuretic and instructed her to start taking it when she began swelling and to stop taking it after her menses began.
Among previous COC users, 37 women (71.2%) reported heavy or prolonged menses post sterilisation.
It is of concern only if menses have not begun by 15 years old.
Premenstrual symptoms experience, history of depression, history of traumatic events, sleeping hour, pain during menses, length of menses, amount of menstrual bleeding, and duration of menses were the explanatory variables.