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Prevalence and Factors Associated with Primary Dysmenorrhea among Indian Adolescent Girls-An Observational Study

  title={Prevalence and Factors Associated with Primary Dysmenorrhea among Indian Adolescent Girls-An Observational Study},
  author={P. Khosla and Dr. Suvarna Ganvir},
Dysmenorrhea is a term used to describe pain associated with menstruation. In primary dysmenorrhea the pain is felt in the lower abdomen and the sacral region in the first hours of menstruation. There exists no structural abnormality or pathology. Pain decreases with increase in blood loss Objectives: To establish the prevalence and explore the factors associated with primary dysmenorrhea in the adolescent age group (13-19years). Secondary Objectives: 1) To establish a relationship between the… 


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