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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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Teenage Pregnancy

Alternate Names : Adolescent Pregnancy

Teenage Pregnancy | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

How is the condition diagnosed?

The diagnosis of pregnancy begins with a medical history and physical exam. Any teenage woman with irregular or absent periods should have a serum pregnancy test. An early diagnosis of pregnancy helps the teenager to adjust emotionally and physically. Early prenatal care is essential.


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Teenage Pregnancy: Prevention & Expectations

Author: Eva Martin, MD
Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
Date Reviewed: 03/28/01



Type 2 diabetes mellitus, more often known as type 2 diabetes, is the most common type of diabetes





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