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Sprains

Sprains | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

How is the injury recognized?

The healthcare provider will do a medical history and physical examination, checking for the slackness that will occur in a sprained joint. An X-ray may be ordered to check for bone fractures.


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Sprains: Prevention & Expectations

Author: James Broomfield, MD
Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 08/09/01



Alternate Names : Dysmenorrhea. Menstrual cramps are the pain and cramping some women experience during their monthly periods. The term dysmenorrhea usually refers to pain and cramps severe enough to prevent normal activity





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