secondary dysmenorrhea


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Related to secondary dysmenorrhea: adenomyosis, endometriosis, primary dysmenorrhea
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painful menstruation that is caused by some specific disorder (as endometriosis)

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There are two types of dysmenorrhea: Primary dysmenorrhea with menstrual pain but without pelvic pathology occurring during ovulatory menstrual cycles and secondary dysmenorrhea with menstrual pain associated with pelvic pathology.
These unhealthy behaviors, along with their erroneous perceptions and attitudes about the menstrual period, could increase their chances of getting certain infections, as well as discomforts of secondary dysmenorrhea, which were also shown by other recent studies(3,4,18).
Furthermore, as it was reported by other studies (3,6,7,9,11), to decrease the severity of menstrual pain and to reduce the rate of absence from school, as well as to prevent the possibility of getting secondary dysmenorrhea, educating young girls in schools could be considered the most effective, most efficient, and most time-saving method.
The secondary dysmenorrhea is defined as pain that occurs during menstruation and that is presumably due to an anatomic or pelvic abnormality.
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