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Menstrual Disorders Quiz
by Staff
How well do you know the menstrual cycle? Test your knowledge about the menstrual cycle with this quiz.

Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) is most likely to happen to women:

  • between the ages of 40 and 50
  • in their 20's
  • who are past menopause
  • women older than 80

These surgical options may be recommended if drug therapy fails:

  • hysteroscopic treatment of anatomic abnormalities (such as polyps or fibroids)
  • hysteroscopic endometrial ablation
  • blind endometrial ablation
  • any of the above

Which of the following is NOT a medical cause of AUB?

  • diabetes
  • ovulation problems
  • coronary artery disease
  • thyroid disorders

Which of the following is NOT considered a procedure used to diagnose AUB?

  • endometrial biopsy
  • ultrasound
  • mammogram
  • diagnostic hysteroscopy

Which of the following surgical procedures is the only one that guarantees your bleeding problems will end completely?

  • D&C
  • hysterectomy
  • hysteroscopic endometrial ablation or endomyometrial resection
  • ThermaChoice® Uterine Balloon Therapy