Menstrual disorders – Heavy and painful periods: Episode 2

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Listen to Episode 2 of the five-part Fertility Pathway mini-series on:

  • When to investigate heavy/painful periods in teenagers
  • The differences between a good and not-so-useful pelvic ultrasound
  • The signs and symptoms that heavy/painful bleeding requires further investigation
  • The medical management options for heavy menstrual bleeding


Host: Dr Terri Foran, Sexual Health Physician

Total time: 22 mins

Guest: Dr Raewyn Teirney, Fertility Specialist and Gynaecologist


Fertility Pathway Mini-series podcasts:

  • Episode 1: Menstrual disorders – Anovulation and amenorrhea
  • Episode 3: PCOS and fertility
  • Episode 4: Assessing fertility – Myths and misconceptions
  • Episode 5: Genetic Testing – NIPT, preconception genetic screening and the pitfalls of consumer genomics


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Last Updated: 18 Oct, 2022

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