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what are pms and pmdd?

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Dr. Gregory Gapp
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Acronyms: Pms stands for premenstrual syndrome pmdd stands for premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
Answered on Sep 18, 2012
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
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Pmdd: Pmdd is basically a more severe form of pms.

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