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American Academy of Family Physicians: "What is PMS?"
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: "Menstruation."Center for Young Women's Health: "A Guide to Using Your First Tampon," "Menstrual Cramps."
Children’s Hospital Boston Center for Young Women’s Health: "A Guide to Using Your First Tampon."HealthyChildren: "Tampon Safety and Toxic Shock Syndrome."
Medscape Reference: "Menorrhagia Clinical Presentation."
TeensHealth: "All About Menstruation."
The National Women’s Health Information Center: "Menstruation and the Menstrual Cycle."
The Nemours Center for Children's Health Media: "Toxic Shock Syndrome," "Period Cramps," "Do Tampons Hurt?"
UptoDate: "Physiology of the normal menstrual cycle," "Treatment of premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder."
U.S. Food and Drug Administration: "Tampons and Asbestos, Dioxin, & Toxic Shock Syndrome."
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