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What is the definition or description of: primary dysmenorrhea?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Period pain

Period pain that starts within the first few menstrual cycles of a young woman starting her menses or menarche.

In brief: Period pain

Period pain that starts within the first few menstrual cycles of a young woman starting her menses or menarche.
Dr. Douglas Lawson
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Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Cramping

Dysmenorhea is a severe, painful cramping sensation in the pelvis occurring just before or during the menses.
The term primary dysmenorrhea is used for women who have no obvious disease state causing it. For example endometriosis.

In brief: Cramping

Dysmenorhea is a severe, painful cramping sensation in the pelvis occurring just before or during the menses.
The term primary dysmenorrhea is used for women who have no obvious disease state causing it. For example endometriosis.
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