Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Secondary Dysmenorrhea Treatment

The treatment for secondary dysmenorrhea depends on the underlying cause. Some conditions, such as endometriosis, ovarian cysts, and uterine fibroids, may need to be treated surgically.

Treatment for secondary dysmenorrhea may include:


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Secondary Dysmenorrhea Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat secondary dysmenorrhea:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Secondary Dysmenorrhea References
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