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Diagnosis and initial management of dysmenorrhea.

  title={Diagnosis and initial management of dysmenorrhea.},
  author={Amimi S. Osayande and Suarna Mehulic},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={89 5},
Dysmenorrhea is one of the most common causes of pelvic pain. [] Key Method Transvaginal ultrasonography should be performed if secondary dysmenorrhea is suspected. Endometriosis is the most common cause of secondary dysmenorrhea. Symptoms and signs of adenomyosis include dysmenorrhea, menorrhagia, and a uniformly enlarged uterus. Management options for primary dysmenorrhea include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and hormonal contraceptives. Hormonal contraceptives are the first-line treatment for…

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