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A 30-year-old female presents to your office complaining of abdominal pain. She states she gets this pain during her menstrual cycle. Which of the following accurately describes her hormone levels?
A. ↓ estrogen, ↓lutenizing hormone, ↓follicle stimulating hormone, ↓progesterone
B. ↑estrogen, ↑lutenizing hormone, ↑follicle stimulating hormone, ↑progesterone
C. ↓estrogen, ↓lutenizing hormone, ↑follicle stimulating hormone, ↑progesterone
D. ↓estrogen, ↓lutenizing hormone, ↓follicle stimulating hormone, ↑progesterone
E. ↑estrogen, ↓lutenizing hormone, ↓follicle stimulating hormone, ↑progesterone
 

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d ↓estrogen, ↓lutenizing hormone, ↓follicle stimulating hormone, ↑progesterone

during menstruation all the hormones are low but due to high progesterone she has painful smooth muscle cramps hence the pain :)
 
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if it has asked--during menstrual flow of mentrual cycle,pain is more.

A 30-year-old female presents to your office complaining of abdominal pain. She states she gets this pain during her menstrual cycle. Which of the following accurately describes her hormone levels?
A. ↓ estrogen, ↓lutenizing hormone, ↓follicle stimulating hormone, ↓progesterone
B. ↑estrogen, ↑lutenizing hormone, ↑follicle stimulating hormone, ↑progesterone
C. ↓estrogen, ↓lutenizing hormone, ↑follicle stimulating hormone, ↑progesterone
D. ↓estrogen, ↓lutenizing hormone, ↓follicle stimulating hormone, ↑progesterone
E. ↑estrogen, ↓lutenizing hormone, ↓follicle stimulating hormone, ↑progesterone
Then, Answer is A......................:))
 

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the ans is D axax z right!!! during mestruation all hormones are low but progesterone z high!!
 

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Sweet! , thank you for the question :)
Keep em coming......
 
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but isnt it the drop in progestrone that causes the mentruation. If the progestreone is maintained by the corpus luteum (in pregnancy) the endometrium does not shed, hence no menstruation.
 

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Answer is A

I think the answer is A , the progesterone tends to keep the endometrium in place and its decline is the stimulus for menstruation as it is not enough to keep endometrium in place
 

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ANSWER IS A
The withdrawal of hormonal support causes necrosis of tissue .spiral arterioles break and mensus ensues.
 

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of course it is ( A ) , actually it is the progesterone which gives the signal for shedding of the endometrium , once it goes down , there is no more endometrial proliferation and it dies and comes off ( menstrual blood ) .
 

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menstural cramp/ PG

Ans. A. Withdrawal of progesterone cause mensturation. Progesterone is pro-gestation so would not cause myometrium contractions under any condition. Estrogen would cause myometrium contraction but estrogen is low durng the mensutral phase. As a matter of fact everything is low in the menstural phase (FSH?). Prostoglandins is the main cause of dysmenorrhea which is why NSAIDs is the best treatment. see :rolleyes:FA 2011 pg 482-83
 
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