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Premenstrual syndrome

Premenstrual syndrome: Introduction

Premenstrual syndrome: A collection of symptoms that some women suffer that occurs directly before menstruation. See detailed information below for a list of 17 causes of Premenstrual syndrome, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Premenstrual syndrome:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Premenstrual syndrome

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Premenstrual syndrome: Symptom Checker

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Premenstrual syndrome Treatments

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Alternative Treatments for Premenstrual syndrome

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Stories from Users for Premenstrual syndrome

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Medications or substances causing Premenstrual syndrome:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Premenstrual syndrome 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.

Premenstrual syndrome: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Premenstrual syndrome

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Premenstrual syndrome: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Premenstrual syndrome

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Hospitals & Clinics: Premenstrual syndrome

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Premenstrual syndrome: Related Rare Diseases

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Premenstrual syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Premenstrual syndrome:

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

A syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

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

Detailed list of causes of Premenstrual syndrome

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

How Common are these Causes of Premenstrual syndrome?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Premenstrual syndrome. Of the 17 causes of Premenstrual syndrome that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Premenstrual syndrome:

The following list of conditions have 'Premenstrual syndrome' 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 Premenstrual syndrome Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Premenstrual syndrome 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 Premenstrual syndrome:

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

    Classifications of Premenstrual syndrome:

    Medical Conditions associated with Premenstrual syndrome:

    Menstrual irregularities (559 causes), Female sexual symptoms (505 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 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), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Mens health symptoms (291 causes)

    Symptoms related to Premenstrual syndrome:

    Menstrual symptoms (559 causes), Menstrual pain (28 causes), Endometriosis, Premenstrual dysphoric disorder, Depression (629 causes), Uterine leiomyomas, Pregnancy (699 causes), Anxiety disorder (30 causes), Hypothyroidism (106 causes), Irritable bowel syndrome (26 causes), Negative attitude to menstruation, Vitamin deficiencies

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