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Diseases » Menstrual cramps » Glossary
 

Glossary for Menstrual cramps

  • Abdominal cramps: A condition which is characterized by the sensation of muscle cramps 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.
  • Cramp: The painful spasmodic muscular contraction
  • Endometriosis: Misplaced uterus tissue causing scar tissue.
  • Flurazepam -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Flurazepam 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
  • Miscarriage: Loss of fetus without human interference
  • Pain conditions: Diseases characterized by pain and pain-like symptoms.
  • Pelvic conditions: Any medical condition affecting the pelvic region.
  • Premenstrual syndrome: Condition with cyclic symptoms related to menstruation.
  • Primary Dysmenorrhea: Painful menstruation which is not associated with pelvic pathology
  • Secondary Dysmenorrhea: Menstrual-like cramping (dysmenorrhea) from an underlying condition.
  • Sexual Conditions: Any condition that affects sexual function
  • 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.

 

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