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PMS: Introduction

PMS: premenstrual syndrome occurs a few days before the onset of menstruation. See detailed information below for a list of 8 causes of PMS, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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PMS: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with PMS, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Alternative Treatments for PMS

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Stories from Users for PMS

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PMS: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to PMS

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PMS: Deaths

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Definitions of PMS:

Occurs in some women prior to menstruation; salt and water retention cause weight gain and bloating; individuals may experience mood changes.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

PMS is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that PMS, or a subtype of PMS, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of PMS

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

How Common are these Causes of PMS?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of PMS. Of the 8 causes of PMS that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 8 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: PMS:

The following list of conditions have 'PMS' 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 PMS Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of PMS based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for PMS:

    PMT, Premenstrual tension syndrome, Premenstrual syndrome
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of PMS:

    Medical Conditions associated with PMS:

    Menstrual symptoms (559 causes), Uterus symptoms (429 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Female genital symptoms (529 causes), Genital symptoms (986 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Vaginal symptoms (443 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Female sexual symptoms (505 causes), Mens health symptoms (291 causes)

    Symptoms related to PMS:

    Hormonal imbalance, Lack of exercise, Obesity (236 causes), Spicy food

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