Heavy Menstrual Bleeding And Visible Bugs Or Parasites

Last Editorial Review: 12/14/2020

Heavy or irregular periods can be related to hormonal conditions such as perimenopause as well as problems within the uterus like uterine fibroids. Visible bugs or parasites are not likely to be related to heavy menstrual bleeding. Lice are a common cause of visible bugs. Talk to your doctor if you are having troubling symptoms.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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