What Is Dysmenorrhea? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment Video


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The symptom that distinguishes dysmenorrhea from a normal period is?

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1. Dysmenorrhea is the leading cause of what in young women?

2. This type of dysmenorrhea occurs later in life and is related to problems with the reproductive organs.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of dysmenorrhea. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include treatment for dysmenorrhea and what doctors do to find the exact cause of dysmenorrhea.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • The symptom that separates dysmenorrhea from a normal period
  • What dysmenorrhea can cause in young women
  • Dysmenorrhea that occurs later in life
  • What doctors perform to find the exact cause of pain associated with dysmenorrhea
  • Treatment for dysmenorrhea

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on dysmenorrhea
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the type of dysmenorrhea that occurs later in life
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the treatment for dysmenorrhea

Additional Learning

To learn more about dysmenorrhea, review the accompanying lesson titled What Is Dysmenorrhea? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what dysmenorrhea is and how it differs from normal pain
  • Learn about the symptoms of dysmenorrhea such as severe pain in the abdomen and hips
  • Understand the two different types of dysmenorrhea
  • Recall the treatment of dysmenorrhea such as pain medication and hormonal birth control