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Menstrual Cramps

Alternate Names : Dysmenorrhea

Menstrual Cramps | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the condition?

Menstrual pain usually does not become severe until late in the teen years. Symptoms can begin on the first day of a period. These can include:

  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • heavy menstrual flow
  • lower abdominal tenderness
  • nausea and vomiting
  • pelvic cramping

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    Date Reviewed: 06/07/01

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