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Painful menstruation

Painful menstruation: Introduction

Painful menstruation: The association of pain with menstruation. See detailed information below for a list of 22 causes of Painful menstruation, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Painful menstruation:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Painful menstruation. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Painful menstruation

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Painful menstruation: Symptom Checker

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Painful menstruation Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Painful menstruation may include:

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Painful menstruation: Animations

Medications or substances causing Painful menstruation:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Painful menstruation as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Painful menstruation: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Painful menstruation may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Painful menstruation

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Painful menstruation: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Painful menstruation

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Painful menstruation: Related Rare Diseases

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Painful menstruation: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Painful menstruation

The list below shows some of the causes of Painful menstruation mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Painful menstruation?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Painful menstruation. Of the 22 causes of Painful menstruation that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 20 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Painful menstruation:

The following list of conditions have 'Painful menstruation' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Painful menstruation Based on Risk Factors

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    Classifications of Painful menstruation:

    Medical Conditions associated with Painful menstruation:

    Dysmenorrhea (54 causes), Menstrual irregularities (559 causes), Female sexual symptoms (505 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Menstrual symptoms (559 causes), Uterus symptoms (429 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Vagina symptoms (443 causes), Female genital symptoms (529 causes), Genital symptoms (986 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Mens health symptoms (291 causes)

    Symptoms related to Painful menstruation:

    Menstrual pain (28 causes), Menstrual symptoms (559 causes), Vaginal pain (53 causes), Dysmenorrhea (54 causes), Primary dysmenorrhea, Secondary dysmenorrhea, Premenstrual syndrome (17 causes), Mood changes (133 causes), Bloating (201 causes), Nausea (2564 causes), Vomiting (2819 causes), Dysfunctional uterine bleeding, Fibroids (5 causes), Endometriosis

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