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Causes of Dysmenorrhea

Causes of Dysmenorrhea

Dysmenorrhea is caused by excess production of the hormone prostaglandin (primary dysmenorrhea) or an underlying medical problem such as endometriosis or ovarian cysts (secondary dysmenorrhea).

List of causes of Dysmenorrhea

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Dysmenorrhea) that could possibly cause Dysmenorrhea includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Dysmenorrhea

Causes of Dysmenorrhea (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Dysmenorrhea that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Dysmenorrhea: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Dysmenorrhea, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Dysmenorrhea:

Dysmenorrhea: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Dysmenorrhea: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Dysmenorrhea:

Causes of Broader Categories of Dysmenorrhea: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Dysmenorrhea as a symptom:

Conditions listing Dysmenorrhea as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Dysmenorrhea. Our database lists the following as having Dysmenorrhea as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Dysmenorrhea:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Dysmenorrhea as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Medical news summaries relating to Dysmenorrhea:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Dysmenorrhea:

Related information on causes of Dysmenorrhea:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Dysmenorrhea may be found in:


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