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Doctor insights on: Dysmenorrhea Cause

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Can dysmenorrhea cause damage to any other organs?

Can dysmenorrhea cause damage to any other organs?

No: Not by itself but if endometriosis is the underlying cause then endometriosis can lead to scarring of tubes etc. ...Read more

Dr. Kashif Abdullah
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Period Pain (Definition)

Period pain or menstrual cramps are often referred to as dysmenorrhea, while a more accurate translation would be menalgia. Dysmenorrhea is a more encompassing term that not only describes the painful cramping associated with menses, but means that 'something isn't right ...Read more


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Can dysmenorrhea cause missed-pregnancy?

Can dysmenorrhea cause missed-pregnancy?

I don't quite know: If i understand your question. Dysmenorrhea is painful menstruation. I am not sure what is meant by a "missed - pregnancy". ...Read more

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Can dysmenorrhea cause ovarian cyst?

Can dysmenorrhea cause ovarian cyst?

No: Dysmenorrhea - painful menses - can be caused by a number of things, including endometriosis, uterine fibroids, or certain other problems. An ovarian cyst may cause some pelvic pain, though not specifically dysmenorrhea. An ultrasound would be one way to find this out. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some disease problems that can cause dysmenorrhea?

Dysmenorrhea: Fibroids, endometriosis and adenomyosis to name a few or could be no cause primary dysmenorrhes. ...Read more

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What causes dysmenorrhea and how to I prevent it?

Many causes & yes: Dysmenorrhea occurs in some women with each menses. The uterus contracts & realeases prostaglandins which cause pain. In routine dysmenorrhea, otc meds such as Ibuprofen can help, as can exercise. Ocps or other hormonal contraception usually eliminates or minimizes. Other causes such as endometriosis or fibroids may need further therapy. ...Read more

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What might cause dysmenorrhea with very light bleeding?

Could be: That you are just having your period, is it around the time that you have your period? ...Read more

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51.5yrs. Sudden onset of dysmenorrhea. What are prostaglandins? Can they cause dysmenorrhea at my age? If so, how is this possible?

Pain: Prostaglandins are hormones that cause inflammation and pain. NSAID drugs like Advil and Aleve (naproxen) help with this. 51 is the average age of menopause in the US. This could be something like a degenerating fibroid also, so visit your OBGYN and see if they can do an ultrasound to visualize the pelvis. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Menstrual Pain (Definition)

A painful cramping sensation in the lower abdomen occuring just before or during the menses. It can be associated with other symptoms including, but not limited to. Headache, ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Excessive Menstrual Cramps (Definition)

Excessive menstrual cramps are clinical findings in which a woman feels significant pain before or during her menstrual period, sometimes accompanied by ...Read more