Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) refers to
WHAT MAKES US SUSPECT IT?
- Breast tenderness
- Mood swings
- Decreased interest
Typically unremarkable (in isolated PMS)
Symptom/menstrual diary: patients are encouraged to keep a diary documenting the timing/nature of their symptoms. A period of 2 menstrual cycles is generally recommended.
- Recurrence of symptoms 1-2 weeks prior to menses
- Resolution during follicular phase (consent of menses/fet days after).
ARCHIVE OF STANDARDIZED EXAM QUESTIONS
This archive organizes exam questions that involve the topic PMS.
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