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heavy or prolonged bleeding and regular
hypermenorrhea
heavy bleeding
menorrhagia
bleeding inbetween periods
metrorrhagia
menses <21 days, frequent period
polymenorrhea
prolonged flow with intermenstrual bleeding
menometrorrhagia
infrequent periods
oligomenorrhea
mid cycle lower abdominal pains associated with ovulation?
mittelschmerz
nulliparous?
never given birth
painful menses occurring within 24-48 hours of the onset of menses
dysmenorrhea
MC medical problem of young women?
dysmenorrhea
young female presents with sharp, diffuse colicky suprapubic abdominal pain radiates to back and lasts for 1-3 days
primary dysmenorrhea
how do you treat primary dysmenorrhea?
BC (may reduce ovulatory cycle)
suprapubic pain between menstrual cycles: from inflammation, ischemia, stretch receptor; occurs mostly in late 20's?
secondary dysmenorrhea
endometriosis, inflammation, adhesions, tumors, non gynecologic systemic cause of secondary dysmenorrhea?
extrauterine
adenomyosis o leiomyomata o uterine fibroids can cause secondary dysmenorrhea in what area?
intramural
polyps, IUD, infections cervical stenosis, endocervical adhesions o congenitaluterine abnormalities are most likely to cause secondary dysmenorrhea originating from where?
intrauterine
increased abdominal pain suggests cause is where?
extrauterine
what is the gold standard test to diagnose secondary dysmenorrhea?
CT