spasmodic dysmenorrhea

spas·mod·ic dys·men·or·rhe·a

dysmenorrhea accompanied by painful contractions of the uterus.

spas·mod·ic dys·men·or·rhe·a

(spaz-mod'ik dis-men'ŏr-ē'ă)
Dysfunction of menstruation accompanied by painful contractions of the uterus.
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Spasmodic dysmenorrhea, menstrual migraine, and hot flushes: How to get rid of severe cramps, hot flushes and migraines.
If some spasmodic dysmenorrhea would persist, add a smaller (0.75 to 1 mg/day) dose of transdermal estradiol during the first 4 days of the menstrual cycle.
Objective: To determine the effectiveness of Dicke's massage on pain and severity of primary spasmodic dysmenorrhea. Material and methods: quasi-experimental study.
CASE HISTORY: A 21 year old, unmarried girl presented to Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore with complaints of difficulty in passing urine, lower abdominal pain and spasmodic dysmenorrhea for 4 months.
One-sided spasmodic dysmenorrhea in a young girl should always raise the suspicion of uterine malformation, and every effort should be made to exclude this condition by conducting relevant investigations.