Pain in the pelvic region of genital and non-genital origin and of organic or psychogenic etiology. Frequent causes of pain are distension or contraction of hollow viscera, rapid stretching of the capsule of a solid organ, chemical irritation, tissue ischemia, and neuritis secondary to inflammatory, neoplastic, or fibrotic processes in adjacent organs. (Kase, Weingold & Gershenson: Principles and Practice of Clinical Gynecology, 2d ed, pp479-508)
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Tricyclic antidepressant with anticholinergic and sedative properties. It appears to prevent the re-uptake of norepinephrine and serotonin at nerve terminals, thus potentiating the action of these neurotransmitters. Amitriptyline also appears to antagonize cholinergic and alpha-1 adrenergic responses to bioactive amines.
Muscle Relaxants, Central
A heterogeneous group of drugs used to produce muscle relaxation, excepting the neuromuscular blocking agents. They have their primary clinical and therapeutic uses in the treatment of muscle spasm and immobility associated with strains, sprains, and injuries of the back and, to a lesser degree, injuries to the neck. They have been used also for the treatment of a variety of clinical conditions that have in common only the presence of skeletal muscle hyperactivity, for example, the muscle spasms that can occur in MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS. (From Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology, 1991, p358)
The hollow thick-walled muscular organ in the female PELVIS. It consists of the fundus (the body) which is the site of EMBRYO IMPLANTATION and FETAL DEVELOPMENT. Beyond the isthmus at the perineal end of fundus, is CERVIX UTERI (the neck) opening into VAGINA. Beyond the isthmi at the upper abdominal end of fundus, are the FALLOPIAN TUBES.
Acquired and inherited conditions that feature DYSTONIA as a primary manifestation of disease. These disorders are generally divided into generalized dystonias (e.g., dystonia musculorum deformans) and focal dystonias (e.g., writer's cramp). They are also classified by patterns of inheritance and by age of onset.
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Antimicrobial cationic peptides with a highly conserved amino terminal cathelin-like domain and a more variable carboxy terminal domain. They are initially synthesized as preproproteins and then cleaved. They are expressed in many tissues of humans and localized to EPITHELIAL CELLS. They kill nonviral pathogens by forming pores in membranes.
Ferries-Rowe E, Corey E, Archer JS (November 2020). "Primary Dysmenorrhea: Diagnosis and Therapy". Obstetrics and Gynecology. ... Dysmenorrhea or "period pain", can cause cramps in the abdomen, back, or upper thighs that occur during the first few days of ... Nagy H, Khan MA (2020). "Dysmenorrhea". StatPearls (Review). PMID 32809669. Baker FC, Lee KA (September 2018). "Menstrual cycle ...
Osayande AS, Mehulic S (March 2014). "Diagnosis and initial management of dysmenorrhea". American Family Physician. 89 (5): 341 ... Dysmenorrhea can cause nausea. Nausea may be caused by depression, anxiety disorders and eating disorders. While most causes of ...
ISBN 0-7817-4051-7. "Dysmenorrhea: Menstrual abnormalities". Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. 2005. Retrieved 2007-10-20 ... For a diagnosis, a thorough evaluation of the voice should include a physical examination, preferably by an otolaryngologist ( ...
ISBN 0-7817-4051-7. Dysmenorrhea: Menstrual abnormalities at Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy Professional Edition " ... If the polyp protrudes through the cervix into the vagina, pain (dysmenorrhea) may result. No definitive cause of endometrial ... DeCherney, Alan H.; Lauren Nathan (2003). Current Obstetric & Gynecologic Diagnosis & Treatment. McGraw-Hill Professional. p. ...
However, it may present with dysmenorrhea and pelvic pain. In the case of juvenile cystic adenomyoma, laparoscopic enucleation ... "Diagnosis, laparoscopic management, and histopathologic findings of juvenile cystic adenomyoma: a review of nine cases". Fertil ... results in a statistically and clinically significant reduction in dysmenorrhea, ease in any chronic pelvic pain, and low risk ...
Secondary dysmenorrhea is the diagnosis given when menstruation pain is a secondary cause to another disorder. Conditions ... However, dysmenorrhea can continue until menopause. 5-15% of women with dysmenorrhea experience symptoms severe enough to ... dysmenorrhea), migraine headaches, and depression. Dysmenorrhea, or severe uterine pain, is particularly common for girls and ... Primary dysmenorrhea usually begins within a year or two of menarche, typically with the onset of ovulatory cycles.[better ...
Chiropractic treatment techniques
It has not been shown to be effective for asthma, headache, hypertension, or dysmenorrhea. There is no scientific data that ... All treatments need a thorough medical history, diagnosis and plan of management. Chiropractors must rule out contraindications ...
... it is not surprising that half of suspected diagnoses are not confirmed. The diagnosis is usually made by ... However, since many complaints such as headaches, migraines, bronchial asthma, hypotension, arrhythmia and dysmenorrhea ( ... P. 127/128 in  For a diagnosis, the case history is essential. ... dysmenorrhea), cystitis, urethritis and mucosal irritation of female genitalia Water retention (edema), bone marrow edema (BME ...
Diagnosis is usually based on symptoms in combination with medical imaging; however, biopsy is the surest method of diagnosis. ... Women with dysmenorrhea were encouraged to marry and have children at a young age. The fact that Hippocratics were recommending ... If the growths (lesions) are not visible, a biopsy must be taken to determine the diagnosis. Surgery for diagnoses also allows ... endometriosis diagnosis should no longer be considered synonymous with immediate laparoscopy for diagnosis, and 2) ...
Dysmenorrhea is the main characteristic for this disease which are the result for high prostaglandin levels. Endometrial ... The diagnosis of adenomyosis is through a pathologist microscopically examining small tissue samples of the uterus. These ... The diagnosis is established when the pathologist finds invading clusters of endometrial tissue within the myometrium. Several ... Diagnosis through MRI focuses predominately upon investigating the junctional zone. The uterus will have a thickened junctional ...
Once a diagnosis of dysmenorrhea is made, further workup is required to search for any secondary underlying cause of it, in ... The diagnosis of dysmenorrhea is usually made simply on a medical history of menstrual pain that interferes with daily ... French L (2008). "Dysmenorrhea in adolescents: diagnosis and treatment". Paediatric Drugs. 10 (1): 1-7. doi:10.2165/00148581- ... When laparoscopy is used for diagnosis, the most common cause of dysmenorrhea is endometriosis, in approximately 70% of ...
Diagnosis. Sonohysterography performed because of postmenopausal bleeding. In serial images, polyps would be more ... Adenomyosis, a condition in which the endometrial glands grow into the uterine muscle, can cause dysmenorrhea and menorrhagia.[ ... Differential diagnosis. There are many potential causes for abnormal vaginal bleeding. ...
Endometriosis and infertility
760: Dysmenorrhea and Endometriosis in the Adolescent". Obstet Gynecol. 132 (6): e249-e258. December 2018. doi:10.1097/AOG. ... Wellbery, Caroline (15 October 1999). "Diagnosis and Treatment of Endometriosis". American Family Physician. 60 (6): 1753-1762 ...
Pelvic congestion syndrome
Diagnosis may be supported by ultrasound, CT scan, MRI, or laparoscopy. Early treatment options include medroxyprogesterone or ... 56% of women manifest cystic changes to the ovaries, and many report other symptoms, such as dysmenorrhea, back pain, vaginal ... "Dysmenorrhea". Merck Online Medical Manual. December 2008. Retrieved December 23, 2010. Phillip Reginald, MD. "Pelvic ... or scarring Diagnosis can be made using ultrasound or laparoscopy testing. The condition can also be diagnosed with a venogram ...
Lydia Maria Adams DeWitt
Louis Department of Health, she conducted extensive research on diphtheria and diagnosis of typhoid. Her work on isolating the ... Other topics of her research included esophageal anatomy, membranous dysmenorrhea, and the anatomy of connections in the ...
In chronic pelvic pain, there are no standard diagnostic tests in males; diagnosis is by exclusion of other disease entities. ... Chronic pelvic pain is a common condition with rate of dysmenorrhoea between 16.8-81%, dyspareunia between 8-21.8%, and ... Despite the prevalence of this wider understanding of the biological genesis of pain, alternate diagnosis and treatments of CPP ... Gynecologic (from more common to less common) Dysmenorrhea-pain during the menstrual period. Endometriosis-pain caused by ...
Secondary dysmenorrhea is the diagnosis given when menstruation pain is a secondary cause to another disorder. Conditions ... Further information: Dysmenorrhea. Many women experience painful cramps, also known as dysmenorrhea, during menstruation. ... However, dysmenorrhea can continue until menopause. 5-15% of women with dysmenorrhea experience symptoms severe enough to ... dysmenorrhea), migraine headaches, and depression. Dysmenorrhea, or severe uterine pain, is particularly common for young ...
Ferri, Fred F. (2010). Ferri's differential diagnosis : a practical guide to the differential diagnosis of symptoms, signs, and ... dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, and Mittelschmerz (the passing of an egg in the ovaries approximately two weeks before ... The diagnosis of appendicitis is largely based on the person's signs and symptoms. In cases where the diagnosis is unclear ... Differential diagnosisEdit. Coronal CT scan of a person initially suspected of having appendicitis because of right-sided pain ...
DiagnosisEdit. The diagnosis of dysmenorrhea is usually made simply on a medical history of menstrual pain that interferes with ... Once a diagnosis of dysmenorrhea is made, further workup is required to search for any secondary underlying cause of it, in ... French L (2008). "Dysmenorrhea in adolescents: diagnosis and treatment". Paediatric Drugs. 10 (1): 1-7. doi:10.2165/00148581- ... Osayande AS, Mehulic S (March 2014). "Diagnosis and initial management of dysmenorrhea". American Family Physician. 89 (5): 341 ...
"Dysmenorrhea: Menstrual abnormalities". Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. 2005. Retrieved 2007-10-20.. ... For a diagnosis, a thorough evaluation of the voice should include a physical examination, preferably by an otolaryngologist ( ...
In addition the diagnosis is also more prevalent among African Americans and those with less than a high school education or ... Other somatoform disorders, such ones predominated by dysmenorrhoea, dysphagia, pruritus and torticollis. Somatoform disorder, ... Diagnosis of somatization disorder is difficult because it is hard to determine to what degree psychological factors are ... A thorough physical examination of the specified areas of complaint is critical for somatization disorder diagnosis. Medical ...
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French L (2008). "Dysmenorrhea in adolescents: diagnosis and treatment". Paediatr Drugs. 10 (1): 1-7. PMID 18162003.. .mw- ... "Diagnosis and management of dysmenorrhoea". BMJ. 332 (7550): 1134-8. doi:10.1136/bmj.332.7550.1134. PMC 1459624. PMID 16690671. ... Secondary Dysmenorrhea) ను నిర్థారించబడుతుంది. ఇందులో ఏ ఒక్కదాన్ని గుర్తించనిచో ప్రాథమిక డిస్మెనోరియా ( Primary Dysmenorrhea) ... Schiøtz HA, Jettestad M, Al-Heeti D (2007). "Treatment of dysmenorrhoea with a new TENS device (OVA)". J Obstet Gynaecol. 27 (7 ...
The text is divided into thirty-four sections, each section dealing with a specific problem and containing diagnosis and ... Dysmenorrhoea (painful menstrual periods) Infertility Menorrhagia (heavy menstrual periods); a common indication for ... As in all of medicine, the main tools of diagnosis are clinical history and examination. Gynaecological examination is quite ... perhaps most famously used to provide a definitive diagnosis of endometriosis. Exploratory laparotomy - may be used to ...
It has also been used to treat dysmenorrhea in women. Normethandrone has been used successfully to inhibit libido in men with ... Diagnosis and Therapy. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 309-332. doi:10.1007/978-94-009-8195-9_11. ISBN 978-94-009-8195-9 ... Its effectiveness in the treatment of dysmenorrhea, its anabolic action". Gynécologie Pratique. 10: 261-272. PMID 13798272. ...
The diagnosis of appendicitis is largely based on the person's signs and symptoms. In cases where the diagnosis is unclear, ... dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, and Mittelschmerz (the passing of an egg in the ovaries approximately two weeks before ... Ferri, Fred F. (2010). Ferri's differential diagnosis : a practical guide to the differential diagnosis of symptoms, signs, and ... Diagnosis is based on a medical history (symptoms) and physical examination, which can be supported by an elevation of ...
Heavy menstrual bleeding
Harel Z (December 2006). "Dysmenorrhea in adolescents and young adults: etiology and management". Journal of Pediatric and ... Diagnosis is largely achieved by obtaining a complete medical history followed by physical exam and vaginal ultrasonography. If ... ie associated with dysmenorrhea): Pelvic inflammatory disease Endometriosis - extension of the endometrial tissue outside of ...
Social Support Questionnaire
A low level of social support is an important risk factor in women for dysmenorrhea or menstrual cramps. Low Social Support is ... "Social Support Questionnaire among psychiatric patients with various diagnoses and normal controls" (PDF). "ADA100464". " ... the strongest predictor of dysmenorrhea when compared to affect, personality and alexithymia. The SSQ3 is a ...
For a diagnosis of benzodiazepine dependence to be made, the ICD-10 requires that at least 3 of the below criteria are met and ... and dysmenorrhea. Benzodiazepines are also not beneficial in the treatment of psychosis. The committee also recommended against ... Research has found that about 40 percent of people with a diagnosis of benzodiazepine dependence are not aware that they are ... A study of patients undergoing benzodiazepine withdrawal who had a diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder showed that those ...
Definitive diagnosis is necessary to avoid unnecessary treatment and exclude more serious diagnoses (for example, haemoptysis, ... A woman with thoracic endometriosis may also have dysmenorrhoea and irregular menses. Pneumothorax and haemothorax are rarely ... Diagnosis is based on clinical history and examination, augmented with X-ray, CT scan, and magnetic resonance imaging of the ... The diagnosis of thoracic endometriosis is primarily based on clinical history and examination, augmented with non-invasive ...
"Spinal manipulation for primary and secondary dysmenorrhoea". Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 3 (3): CD002119. doi: ... Chiropractic diagnosis may involve a range of methods including skeletal imaging, observational and tactile assessments, and ... Chiropractic is a form of alternative medicine mostly concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mechanical disorders of the ... changed course and endorsed X-rays as necessary for diagnosis; this resulted in a significant exodus from the Palmer School of ...
"Molecular Diagnosis of 5α-Reductase Deficiency in 4 Elite Young Female Athletes Through Hormonal Screening for ...
Acute pain; dysmenorrhoea; sprains (topical); tendinitis.. As per diclofenac. Parecoxib. Comes in sodium salt form; sulfonamide ... diagnosis, mechanisms, and treatment recommendations". Arch. Neurol. 60 (11): 1524-34. doi:10.1001/archneur.60.11.1524. PMID ... Pain from dysmenorrhoea; rheumatoid arthritis; osteoarthritis.. As above and also potentially fatal skin reactions (e.g. toxic ... Migraine; osteoarthritis; rheumatoid arthritis; dysmenorrhoea.. As per diclofenac. Tolmetin. Comes in sodium salt form; freely ...
Secondary dysmenorrhoeaEdit. A 2016 review suggested no strong evidence of melatonin compared to placebo for dysmenorrhoea ... "Diagnosis and management of dementia with Lewy bodies: Fourth consensus report of the DLB Consortium". Neurology (Review). 89 ... "Dietary supplements for dysmenorrhoea". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 3 (3): CD002124. doi:10.1002/14651858. ... "Dietary supplements for dysmenorrhoea". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 3: CD002124. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD002124 ...
Diagnosis of somatization disorder is difficult because it is hard to determine to what degree psychological factors are ... Other somatoform disorders, such ones predominated by dysmenorrhoea, dysphagia, pruritus and torticollis. ... Differential diagnosis. Conversion disorder, real physical illness. Treatment. Cognitive behavioral therapy, electroconvulsive ... A thorough physical examination of the specified areas of complaint is critical for somatization disorder diagnosis. Medical ...
Diagnosis. Ways of assessing the impact on women of some of these menopause effects, include the Greene climacteric scale ... Women with early diagnosis and treatment of coeliac disease present a normal duration of fertile life span. ... Papadakis MA, McPhee SJ, Rabow MW (11 September 2017). Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2018, 57th Edition. McGraw Hill ... a diagnosis of menopause can be confirmed by measuring hormone levels in the blood or urine. Menopause is the opposite of ...
Follicular cyst of ovary
Diagnosis. Ultrasound is the primary tool used to document the follicular cyst. A pelvic exam will also aid in the ... diagnosis if the cyst is large enough to be seen. A doctor monitors these to make sure they disappear, and looks at treatment ...
Acute pain; dysmenorrhoea; sprains (topical); tendinitis.. As per diclofenac. Parecoxib. Comes in sodium salt form; sulfonamide ... "Advances in neuropathic pain: diagnosis, mechanisms, and treatment recommendations". Archives of Neurology. 60 (11): 1524-34. ... Pain from dysmenorrhoea; rheumatoid arthritis; osteoarthritis.. As above and also potentially fatal skin reactions (e.g. toxic ... Migraine; osteoarthritis; rheumatoid arthritis; dysmenorrhoea.. As per diclofenac. Tolmetin. Comes in sodium salt form; freely ...
Diagnosis. A pH indicator to detect vaginal alkalinization (here showing approximately pH 8), and a microscope slide to ... If there is no discharge, then all three criteria are needed.[non-primary source needed] Differential diagnosis for ... To make a diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis, a swab from inside the vagina should be obtained. These swabs should be tested for ... Borchardt, Kenneth A. (1997). Sexually transmitted diseases : epidemiology, pathology, diagnosis, and treatment. Boca Raton [u. ...
Diagnosis. There are no laboratory tests or unique physical findings to verify the diagnosis of PMS. The three key ... including dysmenorrhea (pain during the menstrual period, rather than before it), endometriosis, perimenopause, and adverse ... Diagnosis requires a consistent pattern of emotional and physical symptoms occurring after ovulation and before menstruation to ... PMS is generally a stable diagnosis, with susceptible women experiencing the same symptoms at the same intensity near the end ...
Atypical facial pain
Because of the lack of clear etiological data, a NICO diagnosis should be considered only as a last resort when all possible ... dysmenorrhea (excessive period pains), Chronic fatigue syndrome, or Dyspepsia. ... "Most affected sites with a postoperative NICO diagnosis have been in edentulous areas [where the teeth have been lost]. However ... The diagnosis of facial pain generally is often multidisciplinary. Classification. AFP has also been described as a ...
Traditional Chinese medicine
Eight principles of diagnosis. The process of determining which actual pattern is on hand is called 辩证 (pinyin: biàn ... "Chinese herbal medicine for primary dysmenorrhoea". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2): CD005288. doi:10.1002/ ... TCM diagnosis aims to trace symptoms to patterns of an underlying disharmony, by measuring the pulse, inspecting the tongue, ... There are also three special pattern diagnosis systems used in case of febrile and infectious diseases only ("Six Channel ...
Differential diagnosis. Dyspareunia is a condition that has many causes and is not a diagnosis of itself. It is combined ... A differential diagnosis of underlying physical causes can be guided by whether the pain is deep or superficial: *Superficial ... Diagnosis is typically by physical examination and medical history. Underlying causes determine treatment. Many women ... The differential diagnosis for dyspareunia is long because of its complicated and multifactorial nature. Often there are ...
a b Epilepsies: diagnosis and management. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Published January 2012. ... dysmenorrhea. ... Guideline 81, Diagnosis and management of epilepsies in ...
Schazlein, Joanne; Sulmasy, Daniel P. (1987). The Diagnosis of St. Francis: Evidence for Leprosy. Franciscan Studies 47: 181- ... Yaryura-Tobias, Jose A.; Fugen A. Neziroglu; Steven Kaplan (1995). "Self-mutilation, anorexia, and dysmenorrhea in obsessive ... The physician Angelo Maria Merla noted that the wounds were not tubercular in origin but could not make an official diagnosis ...
For diagnosis of LPD, the main methods are: *An endometrial biopsy, preferably on the 12th day when there is an expected 14 day ... The characteristics of the rise in basal body temperature after ovulation is not helpful in the diagnosis of luteal phase ...
There is a consensus that prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of oral diseases are highly beneficial and can be performed on ... diagnosis and management". Journal of Child Neurology. 27 (3): 355-62. doi:10.1177/0883073811428377. PMID 22241713.. ...
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
"Classification and practical approach to the diagnosis and management of hypersensitivity to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory ... Dysmenorrhoea (menstrual pain). *Metastatic bone pain. *Postoperative pain. *Muscle stiffness and pain due to ... "Seven steps to the diagnosis of NSAIDs hypersensitivity: how to apply a new classification in real practice?". Allergy Asthma ...
... which allow auto-diagnosis by a female of her state of ovulation. Once training has been given by a suitable authority, ...
Treatment of bipolar disorder
Frederick K. Goodwin M.D. "The Accurate Diagnosis and Long-Term Treatment of Bipolar Depression" ... dysmenorrhoea, rhinitis, pain Erythema multiforme (,0.1%), Stevens-Johnson syndrome (0.08-0.8%), toxic epidermal necrolysis ( ...
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Burning mouth syndrome
Diagnosis. BMS is a diagnosis of exclusion, i.e. all other explanations for the symptoms are ruled out before the ... dysmenorrhea, globus pharyngis, anxiety, decreased appetite, depression and personality disorders ... Scully C (2013). Oral and maxillofacial medicine : the basis of diagnosis and treatment (3rd ed.). Edinburgh: Churchill ... Scully, Crispian (2008). Oral and maxillofacial medicine : the basis of diagnosis and treatment (2nd ed.). Edinburgh: Churchill ...
Diagnosis. Hydrosalpinx may be diagnosed using ultrasonography as the fluid filled elongated and distended tubes display ... Laparoscopy not only allows for the diagnosis of hydrosalpinx, but also presents a platform for intervention (see management). ... its non-surgical diagnosis became possible. Surgery was gradually displaced by IVF as the main treatment for tubal infertility ...
It is important to make diagnosis because the giving of gluten free diet may result in conception and favourable outcome of ... Coeliac men may have reversible infertility, and as in women, if gastrointestinal symptoms are mild or absent the diagnosis may ... Diagnosis. Main article: Fertility testing. If both partners are young and healthy and have been trying to conceive for ... Other medical techniques are e.g. tuboplasty, assisted hatching, and Preimplantation genetic diagnosis. ...
Diagnosis and Initial Management of Dysmenorrhea - American Family Physician
Endometriosis is the most common cause of secondary dysmenorrhea. Symptoms and signs of adenomyosis include dysmenorrhea, ... Primary dysmenorrhea is menstrual pain in the absence of pelvic pathology. Abnormal uterine bleeding, dyspareunia, noncyclic ... Topical heat, exercise, and nutritional supplementation may be beneficial in patients who have dysmenorrhea; however, there is ... Management options for primary dysmenorrhea include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and hormonal contraceptives. Hormonal ...
Testing & Diagnosis for Dysmenorrhea | Boston Children's Hospital
Learn more about Dysmenorrhea testing and diagnosis from experts at Boston Childrens, ranked best Childrens Hospital by US ... How is dysmenorrhea diagnosed?. When you or your daughter suspects dysmenorrhea, a physician will evaluate her complete medical ... Testing & Diagnosis for Dysmenorrhea in Children. Tests ... In general, diagnostic measures for dysmenorrhea include:. * ...
Dysmenorrhea - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis - MedBroadcast.com
Dysmenorrhea can be literally translated as difficult monthly flow. Although its normal for most women to have mild ... Primary dysmenorrhea is the most common type of dysmenorrhea, affecting more than 50% of women, and quite severe in about 10%. ... There are two types of dysmenorrhea:. *Primary dysmenorrhea is menstrual pain thats not a symptom of an underlying gynecologic ... Making the Diagnosis. If you experience painful periods, check with your doctor to see whether you might have an underlying ...
Dysmenorrhea In Adolescents - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment | MyDocHub
... diagnosis and treatments on its trusted online health guides. ... Diagnosis and Treatment What is dysmenorrhea?. Dysmenorrhea is ... MyDocHub explains about dysmenorrhea in adolescents including how they tend to develop, causes, symptoms, ... Always consult your adolescents health care provider for a diagnosis.. How is dysmenorrhea diagnosed?. Diagnosis begins with a ... A diagnosis of dysmenorrhea can only be certain when the health care provider rules out other menstrual disorders, medical ...
Dysmenorrhea: Period Problems: Painful Periods, Stomach Cramps & Endometriosis
Examines the link between endometriosis, pelvic pain and dysmenorrhea. ... a Dysmenorrhea profile that discusses common symptoms including painful periods, heavy menstruation and stomach cramps. ... and can cause secondary dysmenorrhea. The exact relationship between the two conditions is unclear. Diagnosis. Dysmenorrhea can ... Dysmenorrhea Treatments. The following types of treatment for dysmenorrhea can help relieve the symptoms of dysmenorrhea and ...
Dysmenorrhea - Wikipedia
DiagnosisEdit. The diagnosis of dysmenorrhea is usually made simply on a medical history of menstrual pain that interferes with ... Once a diagnosis of dysmenorrhea is made, further workup is required to search for any secondary underlying cause of it, in ... French L (2008). "Dysmenorrhea in adolescents: diagnosis and treatment". Paediatric Drugs. 10 (1): 1-7. doi:10.2165/00148581- ... Osayande AS, Mehulic S (March 2014). "Diagnosis and initial management of dysmenorrhea". American Family Physician. 89 (5): 341 ...
The Management of Primary Dysmenorrhea
DIAGNOSIS AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY. Dysmenorrhea typically presents as crampy pain along the midline of the lower abdomen.3,4 Pain ... The Management of Primary Dysmenorrhea. Deborah A. Sturpe, PharmD, MA, BCPS. Associate Professor. Department of Pharmacy ... 7 Other risk factors for primary dysmenorrhea include heavy or prolonged menstrual flow, family history of dysmenorrhea, ... Dysmenorrhea is the most common menstrual complaint in the United States, impacting more than 50% of women over the course of ...
Dysmenorrhea-More Commonly Known as Painful Periods
Primary dysmenorrhea can affect up to 50% of all women who have menstrual periods and can be severe enough to impact their day- ... How is Dysmenorrhea Diagnoses?. If you have symptoms of dysmenorrhea, your doctor will need to take a complete medical history ... Dysmenorrhea can be crippling, both physically and psychologically.. How Dysmenorrhea Begins. As women, we are all aware that ... Dysmenorrhea-More Commonly Known as Painful Periods. Dysmenorrhea is the term used to describe painful menstrual periods, and ...
What is the role of adenomyosis in the etiology of dysmenorrhea?
Proctor M, Farquhar C. Diagnosis and management of dysmenorrhoea. BMJ. 2006 May 13. 332(7550):1134-8. [Medline]. [Full Text]. ... Drugs & Diseases , Obstetrics & Gynecology , Dysmenorrhea Q&A What is the role of adenomyosis in the etiology of dysmenorrhea? ... Dysmenorrhea, endometriosis and pelvic pain. Lemeke DP, Pattison J, Marshall LA, Cowley DS, eds. Primary Care of Women. Norwalk ... Durain D. Primary dysmenorrhea: assessment and management update. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2004 Nov-Dec. 49(6):520-8. [ ...
Primary dysmenorrhea: advances in pathogenesis and management
Primary dysmenorrhea is painful menstrual cramps without any evident pathology to account for them, and it occurs in up to 50% ... Diagnosis rests on a good history with negative pelvic evaluation findings. Evidence-based data support the efficacy of ... Primary dysmenorrhea: advances in pathogenesis and management Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Aug;108(2):428-41. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG. ... Primary dysmenorrhea is painful menstrual cramps without any evident pathology to account for them, and it occurs in up to 50% ...
Dysmenorrhea symptoms, treatments & forums | PatientsLikeMe
223 patients with dysmenorrhea experience menstrual cramps, fatigue, depressed mood, pain, and anxious mood and use Gabapentin ... Find the most comprehensive real-world symptom and treatment data on dysmenorrhea at PatientsLikeMe. ... and Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine to treat their dysmenorrhea and its symptoms. ... Diagnosis status. Diagnosis status. Proportion. # of patients. Diagnosed * 83%. 124. Not Diagnosed * 17% ...
What are the diagnosis and treatments of dysmenorrhea? | My Gynae
Now we gonna discuss what are the diagnosis and treatments of dysmenorrhea? Okay, let get into the point if it was confirmed ... As we have seen in the last blog about what are the dysmenorrhea? And also the symptoms and causes. ... that you are facing the problem of dysmenorrhea then its the time to visit your doctor. Now ... What are the diagnosis and treatments of dysmenorrhea? * What is dysmenorrhea? What are the causes and Symptoms of dysmenorrhea ...
A Feasibility Study Designed to Assess the Efficacy of the ActiLady Device in Adult Female Subjects With Dysmenorrhea - Full...
Previous diagnosis of secondary dysmenorrhea. *Urinary incontinence. *Duration of menstruation is ,5 days ... Evaluate the pain-reducing effect of ActiLady on dysmenorrhea. * Study the relationship between menses flux and dysmenorrhea. [ ... Dysmenorrhea Device: Miniature Actilady device active Device: Miniature Actilady device not active Phase 1 ... A Feasibility Study Designed to Assess the Efficacy of the ActiLady Device in Adult Female Subjects With Dysmenorrhea. This ...
What is the importance of history in patients with dysmenorrhea?
The history is critical in establishing the diagnosis of dysmenorrhea and should include an assessment of the onset, duration, ... Proctor M, Farquhar C. Diagnosis and management of dysmenorrhoea. BMJ. 2006 May 13. 332(7550):1134-8. [Medline]. [Full Text]. ... The history is critical in establishing the diagnosis of dysmenorrhea and should include an assessment of the onset, duration, ... Drugs & Diseases , Obstetrics & Gynecology , Dysmenorrhea Q&A What is the importance of history in patients with dysmenorrhea? ...
Menstrual Cramps (Dysmenorrhea): Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Prevention
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Dysmenorrhea - Health Encyclopedia - University of Rochester Medical Center
At the visit, write down the name of a new diagnosis, and any new medicines, treatments, or tests. Also write down any new ... Dysmenorrhea. What is a painful period? Painful periods are menstrual periods with severe and frequent cramps and pain. They ... Always talk with your healthcare provider for a diagnosis. How are painful periods diagnosed? To diagnose painful periods, your ...
Naproxen - Side effect(s)
Causes, symptoms, diagnosis of shinbone are discussed.. Dysmenorrhea. Dysmenorrhea, menstrual cramps or painful periods is the ... The information should not be used for either diagnosis or treatment or both for any health related problem or disease. Always ... seek the advice of a qualified physician for medical diagnosis and treatment.. Full Disclaimer ...
The Difference between the Two Representative Kampo Formulas for Treating Dysmenorrhea: An Observational Study
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- Dysmenorrhea, defined as painful cramps that occur with menstruation, is the most common gynecologic problem in women of all ages and races, 1 and one of the most common causes of pelvic pain. (aafp.org)
- Primary dysmenorrhea is menstrual pain that's not a symptom of an underlying gynecologic disorder but is related to the normal process of menstruation. (medbroadcast.com)
- Primary dysmenorrhea is thought to be caused by excessive levels of prostaglandins , hormones that make your uterus contract during menstruation and childbirth. (medbroadcast.com)
- Dysmenorrhea is a menstrual condition characterized by severe and frequent menstrual cramps and pain associated with menstruation. (mydochub.com)
- A widespread reproductive health topic, dysmenorrhea affects a woman's menstruation and can lead to painful periods, including stomach cramps and heavy bleeding. (womens-health.co.uk)
- Dysmenorrhea , also known as painful periods or menstrual cramps , is pain during menstruation . (wikipedia.org)
-  Symptoms of dysmenorrhea often begin immediately after ovulation and can last until the end of menstruation. (wikipedia.org)
- ActiLady refers is employing targeted pressure waves, with the goal of reducing the pain associated with menstruation (clinically known as dysmenorrhea). (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Dysmenorrhea is thought to be caused by an excess or imbalance of prostanoids, and possibly other eicosanoids, released from the endometrium during menstruation. (hindawi.com)
- Dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation ) is defined as a condition of severe uterine pain during menstruation. (blogspot.com)
- Primary dysmenorrhea is defined as no underlying cause for menstrual cramps or difficult menstruation occurring just before or during menstruation. (blogspot.com)
- Dysmenorrhea, one of the most frequently encountered gynecologic disorders, refers to painful menstruation. (glowm.com)
- In secondary dysmenorrhea, the painful menstruation is accompanied by visible pelvic pathology that accounts for the pain. (glowm.com)
- About 88% of adolescents with dysmenorrhea experience their first painful menstruation within the first 2 years after menarche. (glowm.com)
- Primary dysmenorrhea usually begins a few hours before or just after the onset of menstruation. (glowm.com)
- Primary dysmenorrhea (PD) is defined as cramping pain in the lower abdomen that occurs at the onset of menstruation in the absence of any identifiable pelvic disease. (bmj.com)
- Dysmenorrhea is pain with menstruation. (renalandurologynews.com)
- Dysmenorrhea (pain during menstruation) is one of the most common medical conditions among women of reproductive age. (mdpi.com)
- Factors that were associated with severe dysmenorrhea were family history ( p = 0.02), early menarche ( p = 0.05) and menstruation duration ( p = 0.05). (mdpi.com)
- Dysmenorrhea is painful menstruation associated with ovulation that isn't related to pelvic disease. (womens-health-club.com)
- Dysmenorrhea is the occurrance of painful cramps during menstruation. (thefreedictionary.com)
- It is believed that primary dysmenorrhea occurs when hormone-like substances called 'prostaglandins' produced by uterine tissue trigger strong muscle contractions in the uterus during menstruation. (thefreedictionary.com)
- This is due to girls and women, as well as doctors, normalising symptoms such as dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation). (jeanhailes.org.au)
- Dysmenorrhea is painful or difficult menstruation. (edgarcayce.org)
- Dysmenorrhea implies painful menstruation. (hpathy.com)
- Spasmodic dysmenorrhoea - in this condition, spasmodic or colicky pain is felt in the lower abdomen with the onset of menstruation. (hpathy.com)
- Primary dysmenorrhea is characterized as menstruation with painful conditions in women with no associated pathologies, whose pain sites are classically investigated in the abdomen. (scielo.br)
- Primary dysmenorrhea (PD) is characterized by menstruation with painful periods in women with no lesions in the pelvic organs. (scielo.br)
Symptoms of dysmenorrhea7
- What are the symptoms of dysmenorrhea? (mydochub.com)
- The following are the most common symptoms of dysmenorrhea. (mydochub.com)
- The symptoms of dysmenorrhea may resemble other conditions or medical problems. (mydochub.com)
-   The use of certain types of birth control pills can prevent the symptoms of dysmenorrhea because they stop ovulation from occurring. (wikipedia.org)
- If you have symptoms of dysmenorrhea, your doctor will need to take a complete medical history and perform a pelvic exam. (womens-health.co.uk)
- Symptoms of dysmenorrhea Menstrual cramps can feel like a dull ache or a shooting pain. (familydoctor.org)
- Possible signs and symptoms of dysmenorrhea include sharp, intermittent. (womens-health-club.com)
Family history of dysmenorrhea4
- 7 Other risk factors for primary dysmenorrhea include heavy or prolonged menstrual flow, family history of dysmenorrhea, smoking, nulliparity, and lower socioeconomic status. (uspharmacist.com)
- Some of the risk factors for primary dysmenorrhea include an early onset of menstrual periods (before the age of 12), heavy or prolonged menstrual flow, a prior family history of dysmenorrhea, obesity, or a history of smoking. (womens-health.co.uk)
- Up to 60.3% of the subjects in the trial had missed school or daily activities due to dysmenorrhea, 89.7% participants reported use of tranquilizers, and 22.1% had family history of dysmenorrhea. (beforeitsnews.com)
- Age, positive family history of dysmenorrhea, physical activity, excessive sugar intake, early menarche, late menarche, sexual intercourse and heavy menstrual periods had a statistically significant association with the occurrence of dysmenorrhea. (springermedizin.de)
- Abnormal uterine bleeding, dyspareunia, noncyclic pain, changes in intensity and duration of pain, and abnormal pelvic examination findings suggest underlying pathology (secondary dysmenorrhea) and require further investigation. (aafp.org)
- In general, females with primary dysmenorrhea experience abnormal uterine contractions as a result of a chemical imbalance in the body (particularly prostaglandin and arachidonic acid - both chemicals which control the contractions of the uterus). (mydochub.com)
- Secondary or congestive dysmenorrhea, on the other hand, is linked to an underlying pelvic condition, such as endometriosis , uterine fibroids or ovarian cysts . (womens-health.co.uk)
- When the uterine tissue grows outside the uterus, endometriosis occurs, and secondary dysmenorrhea is the result. (womens-health.co.uk)
- Dysmenorrhea is uterine pain that may occur with menses or precede menses by 1 to 3 days. (patientslikeme.com)
- Behavioral and psychologic factors, uterine ischemia, cervical stenosis or narrowing, increased vasopressin release, increased uterine activity, and increased uterine prostanoid production and release have been implicated in the cause of primary dysmenorrhea. (glowm.com)
- Evidence suggests that most women with primary dysmenorrhea have increased or abnormal uterine prostanoid production and release, giving rise to abnormal uterine activity and therefore to pain. (glowm.com)
- Primary dysmenorrhea is a normal cramping of the lower abdomen caused by hormone-induced uterine contractions before the period. (medlineplus.gov)
- Treatment of secondary dysmenorrhea is designed to identify and correct the underlying cause and may include surgical treatment of underlying disorders, such as endometriosis or uterine leiomyomas (after conservative therapy fails). (womens-health-club.com)
- Accurate preoperative diagnosis and laparoscopic removal of the cavitated non-communicated uterine horn for obstructive Mullerian anomalies. (biomedsearch.com)
- Underlying issues that can cause dysmenorrhea include uterine fibroids, adenomyosis, and most commonly, endometriosis. (wikipedia.org)
- Compared with non-dysmnenorrhic individuals, those with primary dysmenorrhea have increased activity of the uterine muscle with increased contractility and increased frequency of contractions. (wikipedia.org)
- Overproduction of (and possibly a heightened sensitivity to) prostaglandin F2a is well established as the underlying cause of painful uterine activity in primary dysmenorrhea. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
- By directly suppressing uterine activity it is possible to interrupt the process by which primary dysmenorrhea occurs. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
- Until recently, the best way to establish a diagnosis of uterine adenomyosis was through histologic examination of a hysterectomy specimen. (mdedge.com)
- Endometriosis is the most common cause of secondary dysmenorrhea. (aafp.org)
- Hormonal contraceptives are the first-line treatment for dysmenorrhea caused by endometriosis. (aafp.org)
- A pelvic examination should be performed in all sexually active patients with dysmenorrhea and in those in whom endometriosis is suspected. (aafp.org)
- Combined hormonal contraceptives and intramuscular, intrauterine, and subcutaneous progestin-only contraceptives are effective treatments for dysmenorrhea caused by endometriosis. (aafp.org)
- Secondary dysmenorrhea is caused by other medical conditions, most often endometriosis (a condition in which tissue that looks and acts like endometrial tissue becomes implanted outside the uterus, usually on other reproductive organs inside the pelvis or in the abdominal cavity - often resulting in internal bleeding, infection, and pelvic pain). (mydochub.com)
- Secondary dysmenorrhea on the other hand is caused by a pelvic condition that causes pelvic pain like endometriosis or ovarian cysts. (womens-health.co.uk)
- The most common cause of secondary dysmenorrhea is endometriosis , which can be visually confirmed by laparoscopy in approximately 70% of adolescents with dysmenorrhea. (wikipedia.org)
- 3 In such cases, the physician should conduct a history and physical examination in order to determine potential secondary causes of dysmenorrhea, the most common of which is endometriosis. (uspharmacist.com)
- The risk factors for secondary dysmenorrhea include the presence of fibroid tumors, pelvic inflammatory disease, tubo-ovarian abscesses, endometriosis , IUD, or ovarian torsion. (womens-health.co.uk)
- Koltz MM. Dysmenorrhea, endometriosis and pelvic pain. (medscape.com)
- Although not usually required to diagnosis menstrual cramps, laparoscopy can help detect an underlying condition, such as endometriosis, adhesions, fibroids, ovarian cysts. (mygynae.co.uk)
- Laparoscopy is a long, thin like tube with light and camera at the end insert into a woman abdomen to allow her doctor to visualize and abnormality in the abdomen region in the computer screen to rule out the cause of dysmenorrhea, such as ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis and pelvic inflammatory disease. (blogspot.com)
- Despite such fairly rigid criteria, a diagnosis of endometriosis can be extremely difficult to exclude because endometriosis-related dysmenorrhea has a remarkable resemblance to primary dysmenorrhea. (glowm.com)
- Typically, the dysmenorrhea of endometriosis in adolescents begins at 2.9 years after menarche. (glowm.com)
- The diagnosis of endometriosis should be considered especially if a patient develops dysmenorrhea after years of pain-free menstrual cycles. (aafp.org)
- Secondary dysmenorrhea may be caused by abnormal conditions such as endometriosis or pelvic inflammatory disease. (medlineplus.gov)
- When laparoscopy is used for diagnosis, the most common cause of dysmenorrhea is endometriosis, in approximately 70% of adolescents. (wikipedia.org)
- Can Dysmenorrhea Caused By Endometriosis be Cured by Childbirth? (selfgrowth.com)
- Secondary dysmenorrhea may be caused by endometriosis, fibroid tumors, or an infection in the pelvis. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Yet alarmingly, the average delay in diagnosis of endometriosis is 7-10 years. (jeanhailes.org.au)
- Secondary dysmenorrhea is most often linked to gynecologic disorders such as endometriosis. (edgarcayce.org)
- Patients typically present with at least two of several common pain-related diagnoses: interstitial cystitis, irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, levator ani syndrome (pelvic floor tension myalgia), endometriosis, adenomyosis, leiomyoma, or vulvodynia. (bmj.com)
- We used negative chlamydial antibody titre and laparoscopy to confirm diagnoses in women identified by dysmenorrhea symptom scoring (DSS) as more probably having endometriosis than PID. (bmj.com)
- 10/36 (28%) had no obvious signs of endometriosis or PID nor any other diagnosis. (bmj.com)
- Dysmenorrhoea symptom scoring reliably identifies women who are likely to be given antibiotics for PID when they actually require hormones for endometriosis, and could improve specificity in patient selection for PID research. (bmj.com)
- A diagnosis of such problems as endometriosis can be de using this procedure. (health-care-information.org)
- Symptoms of endometriosis can include significant pelvic pain, pain during intercourse, and dysmenorrhea. (dummies.com)
- Endometriosis is a hormonally responsive condition and is a common cause of dysmenorrhea and infertility. (townsendletter.com)
- If you experience painful periods, check with your doctor to see whether you might have an underlying disorder that is causing secondary dysmenorrhea. (medbroadcast.com)
- Some studies also found that obesity and alcohol consumption were associated with dysmenorrhea symptoms like stomach cramps and painful periods, but findings were not conclusive. (womens-health.co.uk)
- Dysmenorrhea is the term used to describe painful menstrual periods, and while primary dysmenorrhea has no underlying cause, secondary dysmenorrhea does generally have an underlying gynecological disorder . (womens-health.co.uk)
- Primary dysmenorrhea can affect up to 50 percent of all women who have menstrual periods, and up to 15% of these women will have a level of pain that interferes with their daily lives. (womens-health.co.uk)
- Dysmenorrhea, menstrual cramps or painful periods is the commonest menstrual disorder. (medindia.net)
- Associated factors that increase the risk duration and severity of dysmenorrhea include early menarche, long menstrual periods, overweight, and smoking. (glowm.com)
- Dysmenorrhea is the term used to describe painful periods. (biogetica.com)
- The medical term for painful menstrual periods is dysmenorrhea. (medlineplus.gov)
- Primary dysmenorrhea is menstrual pain that occurs around the time that menstrual periods first begin in otherwise healthy young women. (medlineplus.gov)
- Secondary dysmenorrhea is menstrual pain that develops later in women who have had normal periods. (medlineplus.gov)
- If you are in your teens or early 20's and you are having very painful periods you likely have a condition known as primary dysmenorrhea. (verywellhealth.com)
- Typically primary dysmenorrhea starts within the first year or so after you start getting your periods regularly. (verywellhealth.com)
- Painful and heavy periods, called dysmenorrhea and menorrhagia. (news-medical.net)
- The most severe dysmenorrhea symptoms generally occur approximately 24 hours after they begin, and begin to subside after two or three days. (womens-health.co.uk)
- More than 50% of postpubescent menstruating women are affected by dysmenorrhea, with 10-12% of them having severe dysmenorrhea with incapacitation for 1-3 days each month. (glowm.com)
- Exam attendance ( p = 0.27) and clinical placement attendance ( p = 0.48) were not affected by severe dysmenorrhea. (mdpi.com)
- psychological evaluation and appropriate counseling due to possible psychogenic cause of persistently severe dysmenorrhea. (womens-health-club.com)
- Obstructive Mullerian anomalies cause severe dysmenorrhea following menarche as a result of disturbed menstrual outflow. (biomedsearch.com)
- Dysmenorrhea pain may be spasmodic (sharp pelvic cramps at the start of menstrual flow) or congestive (deep, dull ache). (medbroadcast.com)
- it is also linked to cramps and pain, and can cause secondary dysmenorrhea. (womens-health.co.uk)
- Primary dysmenorrhea is painful menstrual cramps without any evident pathology to account for them, and it occurs in up to 50% of menstruating females and causes significant disruption in quality of life and absenteeism. (nih.gov)
- Your doctor may call your cramps dysmenorrhea. (webmd.com)
- 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 Primary dysmenorrhea is defined as painful menstrual cramps in the absence of any visible pelvic pathology that could account for it. (glowm.com)
- Dysmenorrhoea refers to menstrual cramps. (dabur.com)
- Dysmenorrhea is the official name for menstrual cramps. (sharecare.com)
- Due to their menstrual cycle, women can experience dysmenorrhea, or menstrual cramps, and menorrhagia, or heavy menstrual bleeding. (livestrong.com)
- Dysmenorrhea is painful menstrual cramps at or around the time of your monthly period. (drugs.com)
- More than half of all girls and women suffer from dysmenorrhea (cramps), a dull or throbbing pain that usually centers in the lower mid-abdomen, radiating toward the lower back or thighs. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Diagnosis of menstrual cramps mainly include menstrual history, pelvic examination, and physical examination. (hpathy.com)
- Homeopathy for Menstrual Cramps or dysmenorrhoea. (hpathy.com)
- Detail information about types, sympatoms, diagnosis and treatment of Menstrual Cramps or dysmenorrhoea along with list or mostly indicated homeopathy medicines. (hpathy.com)
- Primary dysmenorrhoea- menstrual cramps without any underlying pathology is known as primary dysmenorrhoea which is quiet normal and affects most of females. (hpathy.com)
- Secondary dysmenorrhoea- if menstrual cramps occurs due to some pathology of uterus or ovaries like fibrods, endromitriosis, PID, ectopic pregnancy is known as secondary dysmenorrhoea. (hpathy.com)
- Medically, menstrual cramps are called dysmenorrhea. (medicinenet.com)
- Primary dysmenorrhea is common menstrual cramps without an identifiable cause. (medicinenet.com)
- When a woman with dysmenorrhea has menstrual cramps, her contractions are usually of a higher pressure (they may exceed 400 mm Hg), last longer than 90 seconds, and often occur less than 15 seconds apart. (medicinenet.com)
- Symptoms and signs of adenomyosis include dysmenorrhea, menorrhagia, and a uniformly enlarged uterus. (aafp.org)
- Primary dysmenorrhea occurs without an associated underlying condition, while secondary dysmenorrhea has a specific underlying cause, typically a condition that affects the uterus or other reproductive organs. (wikipedia.org)
- The underlying mechanism of primary dysmenorrhea is the contractions of the muscles of the uterus which induce a local ischemia. (wikipedia.org)
- Primary dysmenorrhea occurs when the uterus contracts because the blood supply to the endometrium is reduced, and should the cervical canal be particularly narrow, the pain can be even worse as the endometrial tissue passes through the cervix. (womens-health.co.uk)
- Typically, because adenomyosis is confined to the uterus, diagnosis and management can be managed by an OB/GYN. (medscape.com)
- The decreased blood flow to the uterus is a part of what causes the pain of primary dysmenorrhea. (verywellhealth.com)
- Specifically, it is thought that women with primary dysmenorrhea have increased amounts of prostaglandin, the substance that causes the uterus to contract. (verywellhealth.com)
- Although the cause of primary dysmenorrhea is unknown, the pain experienced is thought to result from contractions of the uterus that occur when the blood supply to its lining (endometrium) is reduced. (edgarcayce.org)
- what is your diagnosis based on these images of the uterus? (diagnosticimaging.com)
- In secondary dysmenorrhoea, this is due to an abnormally or disease of the uterus, fallopian tubes, or ovaries. (hpathy.com)
- A definitive diagnosis can be made only by means of laparoscopy. (aafp.org)
- Clinical suspicion is generally sufficient to initiate therapy, but the diagnosis can only be confirmed by direct visualisation and focused biopsies during laparoscopy. (bmj.com)
- If that constellation of signs and symptoms is present, the diagnosis is often confirmed through a diagnostic laparoscopy. (dummies.com)
- Diagnosis by laparoscopy or laparotomy enables identification of the location, extent and severity of the disease. (cochrane.org)
Management of Primary Dysmenorrhea2
- The prevalence of dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, pelvic pain, and irritable bowel syndrome in primary care practices. (medscape.com)
- It can cause dyspareunia, dysmenorrhea, low back pain and infertility. (aafp.org)
- The most common symptoms are dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia and low back pain that worsens during menses. (aafp.org)
- This study was undertaken to investigate the overlap between chronic pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, irritable bowel syndrome, and genitourinary symptoms in the community and also to examine associated investigations and diagnoses. (nih.gov)
- Management options for primary dysmenorrhea include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and hormonal contraceptives. (aafp.org)
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs should be used as first-line treatment for primary dysmenorrhea. (aafp.org)
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and combined oral contraceptives represent first-line therapy for dysmenorrhea pain, but several dietary and herbal supplements also show promise. (uspharmacist.com)
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and changing attitudes toward dysmenorrhea. (medscape.com)
- The standard treatment for dysmenorrhea is nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or oral contraceptives (OCs) [ 3 , 4 ]. (hindawi.com)
- If your doctor suspects that you have primary dysmenorrhea, it is likely that she will suggest a three-month trial of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or a hormonal contraceptive before doing any additional testing. (verywellhealth.com)
- Standard medical treatment for primary dysmenorrhea usually involves nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen, naproxen, and mefenamic acid. (edgarcayce.org)
- This article looks at current evidence for established strategies for treating primary and secondary dysmenorrhea, ranging from nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), and also reviews a new medical therapy on the horizon. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
- The main symptom of dysmenorrhea is pain concentrated in the lower abdomen or pelvis . (wikipedia.org)
- Dysmenorrhea typically presents as crampy pain along the midline of the lower abdomen. (uspharmacist.com)
- In traditional Chinese medicine, dysmenorrhea is defined as a pain in the lower abdomen, appearing with menstrual cycle that can spread over to the whole abdomen and lumbosacral region, depending to diagnosis. (blogspot.com)
- heat applied locally to the lower abdomen (may relieve discomfort in mature women), used cautiously in young adolescents because appendicitis may mimic dysmenorrhea. (womens-health-club.com)
- Dysmenorrhea can cause pain in the lower abdomen, extending to lower back or legs. (edgarcayce.org)
- It is believed that primary dysmenorrhea occurs due to prostaglandins, the same hormone-like substance that plays a role in pain and inflammation that lead to muscle contractions during a woman's period. (womens-health.co.uk)
- This combination of intense muscle contractions and hypoxia causes the intense pain of dysmenorrhea. (womens-health-club.com)
- This type of dysmenorrhea occurs a few years after a woman has had her first menstrual period (also known as menarche). (womens-health.co.uk)
- Dysmenorrhea occurs less often in those who exercise regularly and those who have children early in life. (wikipedia.org)
- 1 Primary dysmenorrhea is specifically defined as recurrent, crampy abdominal pain that occurs in the absence of abnormal pelvic pathology. (uspharmacist.com)
- In the most severe cases of dysmenorrhea, vomiting occurs, making participation in the everyday activities of life, nearly impossible. (womens-health.co.uk)
- 11 Primary dysmenorrhea also occurs more frequently in unmarried women than in married women (61% vs. 51%), decreases with age, and does not appear to be related to the type of occupation or physical condition of the woman. (glowm.com)
- Usually appearing within 6-12 months after the menarche, primary dysmenorrhea occurs almost invariably in ovulatory cycles. (glowm.com)
- Primary dysmenorrhea occurs in the absence of any pelvic pathology. (renalandurologynews.com)
- When it occurs with onset of ovulatory cycles in young girls, it is described as primary dysmenorrhea and it is not associated with any pelvic pathology. (hpathy.com)
- When dysmenorrhea occurs later in life, it is known as secondary dysmenorrhoea and is often related to some organic lesion in the genital organs. (hpathy.com)
- P rimary dysmenorrhea occurs in the absence of any significant pathological cause for the pain. (hpathy.com)
- Her history of cyclic pain and normal findings on pelvic examination are consistent with primary dysmenorrhea, which occurs in up to 50% of menstruating women and causes significant discomfort and disruption of activities. (acpinternist.org)
- 13 Dysmenorrhea occurring more than 2 years after the menarche is more likely to be secondary dysmenorrhea, and the underlying cause should be vigorously sought. (glowm.com)
- Primary Dysmenorrhea usually begins 2 to 3 years following menarche (onset of menses). (biogetica.com)
- Mean age at diagnosis and mean age of menarche was 16.8 ± 6.4 (10-33) and 12.8 ± 1.0 (10-15). (unboundmedicine.com)
- Leukotriene release by endometrium and myometrium throughout the menstrual cycle in dysmenorrhoea and menorrhagia. (medscape.com)
- Other causes of secondary dysmenorrhea include leiomyoma ,  adenomyosis ,  ovarian cysts and pelvic congestion . (wikipedia.org)
- What is the role of adenomyosis in the etiology of dysmenorrhea? (medscape.com)
- Additionally, because adenomyosis is still rarely definitively diagnosed before hysterectomy, treatment relies on a presumptive diagnosis. (medscape.com)
- After UAE, patients with adenomyosis have reported significant improvement in dysmenorrhea, pelvic heaviness and urinary frequency. (medscape.com)
- Secondary dysmenorrhea describes a painful period that is caused by an underlying pelvic condition like fibroids or adenomyosis . (verywellhealth.com)
- Common issues that may cause secondary dysmenorrhea include fibroids , adenomyosis , infection, and the use of a copper IUD. (verywellhealth.com)
- Ultrasound scan and magnetic resonance imaging for the diagnosis of adenomyosis: systematic review comparing test accuracy. (mdedge.com)
- 2. Meredith SM, Sanchez-Ramos L, Kaunitz AM. Diagnostic accuracy of transvaginal sonography for the diagnosis of adenomyosis: systematic review and meta-analysis. (mdedge.com)
- Study the relationship between menses flux and dysmenorrhea. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for pain that women have before or during menses (known as their period). (familydoctor.org)
- dysmenorrhoea and pelvic pain (79%) - often 1-2 days prior to menses, can last throughout menses and for days afterwards. (jeanhailes.org.au)
- When present, it may cause dysmenorrhea and heavy menses. (mdedge.com)
- 2 Estimates of the prevalence of dysmenorrhea vary widely (16.8% to 81% 3 ), and rates as high as 90% have been recorded. (aafp.org)
- The prevalence of dysmenorrhea is estimated to be up to 90% in adolescents, and, in fact, is the most common reason for school absence. (womens-health.co.uk)
- Sundell G, Milsom I, Andersch B. Factors influencing the prevalence and severity of dysmenorrhoea in young women. (medscape.com)
- Objectives To explore the prevalence of primary dysmenorrhea (PD), the characteristics of PD and self-care strategies for managing PD among Chinese college girls. (bmj.com)
- The results of this study on the prevalence of primary dysmenorrhea (PD), characteristics of PD and self-care strategies for managing PD are useful for assessing the burden of dysmenorrhea in the population of Chinese college girls and for planning and allocating health resources. (bmj.com)
- 4 Because surgical confirmation is necessary for the diagnosis, the true prevalence of the disease is unknown. (aafp.org)
- The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence, characteristics, and impact of dysmenorrhea on the wellbeing (exercising, and social and academic functioning) among nursing students in Greece. (mdpi.com)
- Dysmenorrhea has a high prevalence among nursing students and seems to affect important aspects of wellbeing and academic performance when the pain intensity is severe. (mdpi.com)
- This study was aimed to determine the prevalence and associated factors of dysmenorrhea among secondary and preparatory school students in Debremarkos town, 2016. (springermedizin.de)
- Prevalence and impact of primary dysmenorrhea among Mexican high school students. (springermedizin.de)
- Primary dysmenorrhea in young western Australian women: prevalence, impact, and knowledge of treatment. (springermedizin.de)
- Women are usually 25 to 29 years old at the time of diagnosis, which is frequently delayed in those who present with infertility rather than pain. (aafp.org)
- However, a delayed diagnosis can lead to infertility, debilitating pain and reduced quality of life. (jeanhailes.org.au)
- Common symptoms are dysmenorrhoea, pelvic pain, infertility or a pelvic mass. (cochrane.org)
- The pain of primary dysmenorrhea is caused by excessive prostaglandin (PG) production within secretory endometrial cells. (uspharmacist.com)
- The pain of dysmenorrhea probably results from increased prostaglandin secretion in menstrual blood. (womens-health-club.com)
- In primary dysmenorrhoea, this is due to excess prostaglandin. (hpathy.com)
- What causes dysmenorrhea? (mydochub.com)
- Despite reports that upward of 90% of teenagers self-treat primary dysmenorrhea, studies of United States and Canadian adolescents revealed that only 14% to 16% sought advice from a physician prior to self-treatment. (uspharmacist.com)
- Dysmenorrhea is one of the most common gynecologic disorders and a frequently observed cause of anxiety and discomfort among female adolescents. (springermedizin.de)
- Dysmenorrhea is one of the most common causes of pelvic pain. (aafp.org)
- Primary dysmenorrhea is menstrual pain in the absence of pelvic pathology. (aafp.org)
- Secondary dysmenorrhea is menstrual pain that is generally related to some kind of gynecologic disorder. (medbroadcast.com)
- The main symptom of dysmenorrhea is pain. (medbroadcast.com)
- In 5% to 15% of women with primary dysmenorrhea, the pain is severe enough to disturb their daily activities and may result in missed work or school. (medbroadcast.com)
- Primary dysmenorrhea (also known as spasmodic dysmenorrhea) is defined as menstrual pain that is not related to a pelvic disease. (womens-health.co.uk)
- Dysmenorrhea is associated with increased pain sensitivity and heavy menstrual bleeding . (wikipedia.org)
- The therapeutic objective for treating primary dysmenorrhea is reduction of pain so that the patient can participate in usual activities of daily living without limitation. (uspharmacist.com)
- In some cases, women report the pain from dysmenorrhea extends into their lower back and legs, and in many causes the severe pain is accompanied by headaches, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, or the need to urinate frequently. (womens-health.co.uk)
- While it may seem especially difficult to get out and exercise when you are feeling such pain, physical exercise can relieve much of the pain from dysmenorrhea. (womens-health.co.uk)
- Some women with pain so severe from their primary dysmenorrhea that it interferes with their daily lives will benefit from a low-dose birth control pill, while those with secondary dysmenorrhea will need to treat the cause through hormone therapy or surgical removal of fibroids . (womens-health.co.uk)
- Cyclic pelvic pain and dysmenorrhea. (medscape.com)
- Evaluate the pain-reducing effect of ActiLady on dysmenorrhea. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- The history is critical in establishing the diagnosis of dysmenorrhea and should include an assessment of the onset, duration, type, and severity of pain. (medscape.com)
- Patients with dysmenorrhea have strong lower abdominal or lower back pain that begins during or just before the menstrual period. (hindawi.com)
- For those who cannot or simply wish not to take chemical drugs for menstrual pain (dysmenorrhea), a time-tested and now clinically confirmed natural alternative exists based on the flavorful herb fennel. (beforeitsnews.com)
- Beyond the obvious pain and quality of life issues of painful menstrual cycles, it has been estimated that in the United States alone, missed work due to dysmenorrhea leads to 600 million work hours per year, with economic loses are an estimated $2 billion per year. (beforeitsnews.com)
- Two groups of high school girls with dysmenorrhea received either fennel extract or mefenamic acid for 2 months, resulting in comparable levels of pain relief and recovery of functional activity. (beforeitsnews.com)
- To investigate changes in pulsograph caused by pain in primary dysmenorrhea (PD) patients. (hindawi.com)
- Differential diagnosis must rule out other causes of pelvic pain, including pregnancy, impending abortion. (womens-health-club.com)
- Primary dysmenorrhea is used to describe the cramping pain that happens during your period when there is no other pelvic condition that could cause the pain. (verywellhealth.com)
- The pain of primary dysmenorrhea is pretty typical. (verywellhealth.com)
- The pain of primary dysmenorrhea is usually the same and predictable from period to period. (verywellhealth.com)
- You may have some other unpleasant symptoms that go along with the pain of primary dysmenorrhea. (verywellhealth.com)
- Most doctors will ask you questions to help them figure out what is causing your pain so they can make the right diagnosis. (verywellhealth.com)
- Irritable bowel syndrome and stress were the most common diagnoses received by patients with chronic pelvic pain, but 50% had never received a diagnosis. (nih.gov)
- The diagnosis of dysmenorrhea is usually made simply on a medical history of menstrual pain that interferes with daily activities. (wikipedia.org)
- Dysmenorrhea is called 'primary' when there is no specific abnormality, and 'secondary' when the pain is caused by an underlying gynecological problem. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Several drugs can lessen or completely eliminate the pain of primary dysmenorrhea. (thefreedictionary.com)
- While birth control pills will ease the pain of dysmenorrhea because they lead to lower hormone levels, they are not usually prescribed just for pain management unless the woman also wants to use them as a birth control method. (thefreedictionary.com)
- New studies of a drug patch containing glyceryl trinitrate to treat dysmenorrhea suggest that it also may help ease pain. (thefreedictionary.com)
- This decreased blood flow triggers a pain response called dysmenorrhea . (verywellhealth.com)
- Main presenting complaints were abdominal pain/dysmenorrhea. (unboundmedicine.com)
- Dysmenorrhea and abdominal pain were the most common presenting symptoms. (cancer.gov)
- Recurrent, more severe, monthly menstrual pain that is not associated with any disease process is known as primary dysmenorrhea . (health-care-information.org)
- This diagnosis is made only after extensive evaluation by an OB-GYN specialist, excluding the more serious causes of pelvic pain. (health-care-information.org)
- The goal of this study is to see if optimized use of naproxen for treatment of dysmenorrhea will improve pain report from baseline. (northshore.org)
- Exclusion criteria were the use of oral contraceptives, intrauterine devices or anticoagulant drugs, pregnancy, history of abdominal surgery, participation in other therapies for pain and diagnosis of secondary dysmenorrhoea. (bmj.com)
- Basically patient's age her menstrual history and character of pain reveals the cause of dysmenorrhoea. (hpathy.com)
- The objective of this study was to compare the pain pressure threshold in the pelvic floor of women with and without primary dysmenorrhea. (scielo.br)
- In this women sample, the occurrence or non-occurrence of primary dysmenorrhea was not associated with an increase in the pain pressure threshold of the pelvic floor. (scielo.br)
- A. What is the differential diagnosis for this problem? (renalandurologynews.com)
- The differential diagnosis for secondary amenorrhea can be classified by the anatomic location of the problem. (renalandurologynews.com)
- Discuss the signs, symptoms, and differential diagnosis for dysmenorrhea. (continuingeducation.net)
Primary and secondary dysmenorrhea1
- The study included 168 primary and secondary dysmenorrhea patients who visited the Kampo Clinic at Keio University Hospital. (hindawi.com)
- A handout on this topic is available at https://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/dysmenorrhea/treatment.html . (aafp.org)
- Treatment for secondary dysmenorrhea will vary with the underlying cause. (medbroadcast.com)
- The treatment for your dysmenorrhea will depend on your doctor's determination of the underlying cause. (womens-health.co.uk)
- The Treatment of Dysmenorrhea. (medscape.com)
- WebMD does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. (webmd.com)
- It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. (sharecare.com)
- The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. (medlineplus.gov)
- A licensed physician should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. (medlineplus.gov)
- Unfortunately, there are severe side effects associated with conventional treatment for dysmenorrhea, which rely mostly on painkillers, and whose wide range of deleterious effects include liver damage ( Tylenol ), bleeding disorders ( aspirin / ibuprofen ), and severe addiction (opioids), to name but a few of over 100 known adverse health effects of this drug class. (beforeitsnews.com)
- These are not the only two trials comparing fennel to a drug in the treatment of dysmenorrhea. (beforeitsnews.com)
- It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. (livestrong.com)
- This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. (drugs.com)
- In this interview, News-Medical talks to Dr. Marcos Quintela Vasquez about the work he is conducting regarding the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer in partnership with Porvair Sciences. (news-medical.net)
- The treatment of secondary dysmenorrhea depends on the cause. (edgarcayce.org)
- Edgar Cayce discussed the causes and treatment of dysmenorrhea in approximately 90 readings. (edgarcayce.org)
- Diagnosis and Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Review. (amedeo.com)
- Recognition of mental illness as a comorbidity of chronic health care conditions along with screening, diagnosis, and treatment are cornerstones of management. (continuingeducation.net)
- Primary dysmenorrhea in adolescent girls and treatment with oral contraceptives. (springermedizin.de)
- Since ACTH -secreting tumors (for example, small cell lung cancer) may be very small or widespread at the time of diagnosis, cortisol -inhibiting drugs, like mitotane, are an important part of treatment. (cushings-help.com)
- Objective To determine if injection of vitamin K3 in an acupuncture point is optimal for the treatment of primary dysmenorrhoea, when compared with 2 other injection treatments. (bmj.com)
- Participants Chinese women aged 14-25 years with severe primary dysmenorrhoea for at least 6 months not relieved by any other treatment were recruited. (bmj.com)
- Following a physical exam and negative pregnancy test, what is the most appropriate treatment for this patient's dysmenorrhea? (acpinternist.org)
- Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment for this patient's dysmenorrhea? (acpinternist.org)
- Data for treatment of primary dysmenorrhea with depot medroxyprogesterone acetate or progestin-only contraceptive pills are lacking. (acpinternist.org)
- It is not an appropriate treatment for dysmenorrhea. (acpinternist.org)
- Internal medicine physicians are specialists who apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. (acpinternist.org)
- Successful treatment of primary dysmenorrhea is predicated on a correct initial diagnosis and understanding of the underlying pathophysiology. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
- Secondary dysmenorrhea results from specific pelvic pathology. (aafp.org)
- Also absence of pelvic pathology was important in these patients for diagnosis. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Secondary dysmenorrhea is the result of pelvic pathology and often starts after age 20, though it may occur earlier. (renalandurologynews.com)
- Dysmenorrhea, which starts before the onset of menstrual flow and extends into several days throughout the flow, is less likely to be primary dysmenorrhea. (glowm.com)
- Because of the high incidence of primary dysmenorrhea in the adolescent population and the tendency of teenagers to self-treat the condition without adult supervision, pharmacists are uniquely positioned to offer care and advice to these patients at the time OTC medications are purchased. (uspharmacist.com)
- 60 adolescent girls suffering from dysmenorrhea received either 30mg of fennel extract, four times a day for three days from start of their menstrual period or a placebo a capsule in the same dosage scheme. (beforeitsnews.com)
- Provide thorough patient teaching, including explanation of normal female anatomy and physiology as well as the nature of dysmenorrhea (depending on circumstances, providing the adolescent patient with information on pregnancy and contraception). (womens-health-club.com)
- Dysmenorrhea and premenstrual syndrome. (medscape.com)
- Dysmenorrhea may also be associated with signs and symptoms that suggest premenstrual syndrome. (womens-health-club.com)
- Dysmenorrhoea, premenstrual syndroma. (muni.cz)
- Congestive dysmenorrhoea - this resembles premenstrual tension to some extent. (hpathy.com)
Risk Factors for Dysmenorrhea1
- Genetic factors, stress and depression are risk factors for dysmenorrhea. (wikipedia.org)
- It should be suspected in older women with no history of dysmenorrhea until proven otherwise. (aafp.org)
- Secondary dysmenorrhea is more likely to affect women during adulthood. (medbroadcast.com)
- Dysmenorrhea is a very common gynological condition among women in the United States. (womens-health.co.uk)
- Dysmenorrhea is defined as a difficult or painful period , and it currently affects over half of all women. (womens-health.co.uk)
- Dysmenorrhea is the most common menstrual complaint in the United States, impacting more than 50% of women over the course of their lifetime. (uspharmacist.com)
- Andersch B, Milsom I. An epidemiologic study of young women with dysmenorrhea. (medscape.com)
- Nigam S, Benedetto C, Zonca M, Leo-Rossberg I, Lubbert H, Hammerstein J. Increased concentrations of eicosanoids and platelet-activating factor in menstrual blood from women with primary dysmenorrhea. (medscape.com)
- Altered regional cortical thickness and subcortical volume in women with primary dysmenorrhoea. (medscape.com)
- Dysmenorrhea is the most common gynecological disorder in women, regardless of age and nationality [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
- 6 , 7 , 8 Because young women constitute a significant percentage of the adult work force in the United States, about 600 million working hours or 2 billion dollars are lost annually because of incapacitating dysmenorrhea if adequate relief is not provided. (glowm.com)
- Women who continue to work or to attend classes have been shown to have lower work output or scores during their dysmenorrhea. (glowm.com)
- Dysmenorrhea is most common in women between the ages of 20 and 24 years, with most of the severe episodes occurring before 25 years of age. (glowm.com)
- The sample consisted of 20 women divided into two groups: with primary dysmenorrhea (n=10) and without primary dysmenorrhea (n=10). (scielo.br)
- For women in their late teens and early 20s, dysmenorrhea represents the single greatest cause of time lost from work or school. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
- The incidence of dysmenorrhea in this group may be as high as 70%, with up to half of women experiencing loss of ability to perform daily activities. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
- 1 The true overall incidence of dysmenorrhea is difficult to estimate, but most authors feel that between 50% and 90% of women will suffer disability (ie, interruption of normal activity or function) at least once during their reproductive years. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
Secondary dysmenorrhea depends1
- The prognosis for secondary dysmenorrhea depends on the underlying disease. (womens-health-club.com)
- Typically, dysmenorrhea begins during adolescence, although occasionally it can begin later in a woman's life. (womens-health.co.uk)
- A diagnosis of dysmenorrhea can only be certain when the health care provider rules out other menstrual disorders, medical conditions, or medications that may be causing or aggravating the condition. (mydochub.com)
- to diagnose underlying disorders in secondary dysmenorrhea. (womens-health-club.com)
- A diagnosis of dysmenorrhea can only be certain when the physician rules out other menstrual disorders, medical conditions, or medications that may be causing or aggravating the condition. (nyhq.org)