Menstrual Pain​

Menstrual Pain

Dysmenorrhea is divided into primary and secondary.

While there is no underlying cause in primary dysmenorrhea, there is an underlying pelvic pathology in secondary dysmenorrhea.

Primary Dysmenorrhea

It usually occurs 1-2 years after the first menstruation, with the establishment of ovulatory cycles. Although it usually affects young women, it can rarely last into old age. The pain begins a few hours before the onset of menstruation or with the onset of menstruation.

It is in the form of cramps in the groin. It can cause foreleg pain, nausea, vomiting and rarely fainting.

Secondary Dysmenorrhea

It can start 1-2 weeks before the onset of menstruation and continue until the end of menstruation. Since it is an underlying pathology, the symptoms are variable.

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