Mittelschmerz Topic Guide
Painful Ovulation (Mittelschmerz): Painful ovulation (mittelschmerz) is the pain that occurs during ovulation. Pain with ovulation may occur on one side of the lower abdomen, midway between menstrual periods, pain can occur every month and may last from a few hours to 2-3 days. Treatment for pain during ovulation include OTC antiinflammatory drugs and prescription birth control pills.
Menstrual cramps are either classified as primary or secondary dysmenorrhea. Secondary dysmenorrhea refers to menstrual cramps caused by another medical condition or disease, for example: