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Diseases » Dysmenorrhea » Glossary
 

Glossary for Dysmenorrhea

  • Abdominal Pain: A condition which is characterized by the sensation of pain that is located in the abdomen
  • Adenomyosis: A rare disorder where the endometrium (lining of the uterus) grows inside the muscle walls of the uterus. The condition is generally harmless but can be very painful.
  • Alcoholism: Alcoholism is the compulsive urge to drink alcohol despite knowing the negative impact on one's health.
  • Autoimmune Endometriosis: An endometriosis that is caused by an autoimmune reaction
  • Cervical polyps: Benign polyps on the cervix of the uterus
  • Cervical stenosis: when the cervical opening is closed
  • Cervicitis: Inflammation of the cervix
  • Chapple syndrome: A rare birth disorder characterized by painful menstruation, knees bent back and a uterus that is tilted backwards (retroverted). It is believed to be caused by an abnormal fetal position inside the womb.
  • Chronic pelvic pain:
  • Congenital malformations: Physical body or organ malformations existing at birth
  • Cysts: Lump produced by over-secreting gland
  • Dienestrol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dienestrol (a synthetic form of Viagra) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Double uterus-hemivagina-renal agenesis: A very rare malformation of the uterus and vagina.
  • Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding: Uterus bleeding unrelated to periods
  • Dysmenorrhea: Pain, cramping, or discomfort due to menstruation
  • Dystrophia myotonica 1: A rare genetic disorder characterized by myotonia, muscle atrophy, cataracts and hypogonadism.
  • Endometrial conditions: Conditions that affect the female endometrium that is located in the uterus
  • Endometriosis: Misplaced uterus tissue causing scar tissue.
  • Female infertility: Infertility that affects the female
  • Female reproductive conditions: Medical conditions affecting the female reproductive system.
  • Hypothyroidism: Too little thyroid hormone production.
  • Interferon Beta -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Interferon Beta during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Lamictal -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lamictal during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Lamotrigine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lamotrigine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Menstrual conditions: Any condition that is associated with the female menstrual cycle
  • Menstrual cramps: A condition caused by menstruation in females which results in a cramp like pain
  • Miscarriage: Loss of fetus without human interference
  • Misoprostol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Misoprostol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Ovarian Cancer: Cancer of the ovaries.
  • Ovarian cysts: Cysts occurring in the ovaries.
  • Pain conditions: Diseases characterized by pain and pain-like symptoms.
  • Painful menstruation: Pain, cramping, or discomfort due to menstruation
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Infection of the womb and fallopian tubes.
  • Pelvic conditions: Any medical condition affecting the pelvic region.
  • Peritonitis: Inflammation of the lining of the abdominal cavity
  • Pregnancy: The condition of supporting a fetus from conception till birth.
  • Premenstrual syndrome: Condition with cyclic symptoms related to menstruation.
  • Primary Dysmenorrhea: Painful menstruation which is not associated with pelvic pathology
  • Renal nutcracker syndrome: A rare condition where the left renal vein becomes compressed between the abdominal aorta and the superior mesenteric artery. Symptoms usually don't become obvious until the third or fourth decade. The severity of the disorder is variable.
  • Reproductive conditions: Medical conditions of the reproductive system in men or women.
  • Retroverted uterus: The tipping back in the position of the uterus in the female pelvis
  • Secondary Dysmenorrhea: Menstrual-like cramping (dysmenorrhea) from an underlying condition.
  • Sexual Conditions: Any condition that affects sexual function
  • Syncope: Temporary loss of conciousness or fainting.
  • Thiamine deficiency: Dietary deficiency of vitamin B1 (thiamine)
  • Tubal ligation syndrome: A complication that can occur after sterilization using tubal ligation in females.
  • Uterine fibroids: Benign nodules in the uterus wall.
  • Uterine leiomyoma: A condition which is characterized by a benign tumour of the uterus derived from smooth muscle
  • Uterine prolapse: Prolapse of the uterus into the wrong position
  • Uterus conditions: Any condition that affects the female uterus
  • Women-only conditions: Conditions affecting women (females), but not males.
  • Womens health conditions: Medical conditions related to women's health.
  • Y chromosome pericentric inversion: A genetic abnormality that usually results in the miscarriage of a fetus

 

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