Women generally start menstruation at the age of 13 and close their periods at the age of 49. There are seven criteria for normal menstruation during this period. So, how do women judge whether their menstrual volume is low? Look down with the editor in chief.
Seven criteria for normal menstruation
1. Age of menarche
Women's menstrual cycle usually begins at the age of 13, and stops at the age of 49, lasting about 35 years. During this period, except for pregnancy and lactation, menstruation usually comes once a month, which is called menstruation because of the periodicity of letters.
2. Time of menstruation
Also called physiological day. It refers to the duration of menstrual flow. The normal person should be 3 to 7 days, and most people should be 4 to 5 days. If the menstrual period is suddenly shortened to 1-2 days or prolonged, it should be considered whether there are symptoms such as irregular menstruation.
3. Menstrual cycle
The menstrual cycle is that the interval between the first day of two menstrual cycles is 28 days. Occasionally, it is normal to advance or delay the menstrual cycle by no more than 7 days, so the normal menstrual cycle range is between 21 and 35 days.
4. Quality of menstruation
It refers to the characteristics of menstruation, which is not thick under normal conditions, is not easy to coagulate, has no obvious blood clots, and has no special smell. Menstrual blood is thick, water is sparse, blood clots are numerous, and there are diseases such as hysteromyoma and anemia.
5. Menstrual volume
It is generally about 50ml. However, according to the difference of constitution, age, climate, region and living conditions, the menstrual volume increases and decreases, from 30 ml to 100 ml is a normal physiological category. If the amount of menstruation per time is not within this range, menstrual disease should be considered.
6. Menstrual color
Normal menstrual blood is generally bright red, starting with light color, then gradually deepening, and finally becoming light red and clean.
7. Concomitant symptoms
During menstruation, the amount of pelvic congestion and uterine bleeding increased, the feeling of lower abdomen and lower back decreased, and the symptoms relieved after menstruation. However, if the symptoms are obvious, such as dysmenorrhea, edema before menstruation, abnormal mood during menstruation, etc., you should seek medical attention immediately.
How to judge the amount of menstruation?
The menstrual cycle is basically normal, and the menstrual volume is significantly reduced, and even drips; Or the menstrual period is shortened by less than two days, and the menstrual volume is also small, which is called "menorrhagia".
Normal menstrual volume is 20~60ml, more than 80ml is hypermenorrhea, less than 5ml is hypomenorrhea.