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What is endometriosis?

 i Cedars sinai

Endometriosis is a main cause of infertility in women. This can happen if the tissue implants in the ovaries or fallopian tubes.  Tissue can also implant on other organs in the pelvis.

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How to cope with endometriosis

Endometriosis can be a challenging condition to deal with, both physically and emotionally. But steps can be taken that enable you to battle the associated pain of endometriosis and improve your quality of life. Here are some of the best ways to cope with endometriosis.

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What is endometriosis? Dr. Nita Landry explains signs, symptoms and treatment

Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus (the endometrial stroma and glands, which should only be located inside the uterus) is found elsewhere in the body, like on the ovaries or fallopian tubes.

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Johns Hopkins researchers link alopecia to uterine fibroids in African-American women

They concluded that African-American female CCCA patients are five times more likely to develop uterine fibroids, the release said

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Uterine fibroid data-nih

Most American women will develop fibroids at some point in their lives. One study found that, by age 50, 70 percent of whites and 80 percent of African Americans had fibroids. In many cases, fibroids are believed not to cause symptoms, and in such cases women may be unaware they have them.

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Risk Factors Associated With Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are common benign tumors of the uterine muscles. Wide ranges of incidence are reported in the literature. Fibroids may be solitary or multiple and can vary in size. Many of them cause no clinical problems, while in the rest of the cases the symptoms are associated with size and location.

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cervical cancer signs & pathology-nih

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide. Most cases of cervical cancer are preventable by routine screening and by treatment of precancerous lesions

 

the pap test: cervical changes and further testing

I by lara bonner miller et. al

You have been informed that your recent Pap smear showed some changes in the cells of your cervix and you need further testing. This document will help you understand the cervical cell changes and the probable course of management.

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Risk factors for miscarriage from a prevention perspective: a nationwide follow-up study

I by s feodor nilsson et. al

A detailed Danish research study of miscarriage in women.

 
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Beyond medicine: advocating for women by ending the silence on the risks and prevalence of impaired fertility

Meet the CEO & founder of W.O.M.E.N. Inc.. and how she is taking advocacy for women's reproductive health to a national level. Click "Learn More".

 
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EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ADNEXAL TUMORS: MEDICAL NEWS

I BY SUSHA CHERIYEDATH, MSc

The determination of the precise frequency of adnexal masses is impossible as some adnexal tumors go undiagnosed. A variety of age groups need to be considered while estimating the clinical significance of adnexal masses.

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Types Of Uterine Fibroids And 6 Signs You Have May A Tumor: Women's Reproductive Health

i  by lizette borreli

The day a woman gets her period marks the beginning of her reproductive years up until menopause. Many women will begin to undergo age-related changes in their body, like uterine fibroids, which are often asymptomatic non-cancerous tumors that grow within the wall of the uterus. The size, number, and location of the fibroids could determine the extent of complications a woman may face.

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Ovarian cysts- the good, the bad, and the ugly

i by university of utah health radio

So you’ve been treated for an ovarian cyst in the past, but do you know what kind? Your women’s health specialist wants to know. The difference could have a significant impact on your health and treatment. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones, an obstetrician-gynecologist, explains all the types of ovarian cysts, including which ones are good and normal for all ovulating women, and which ones to be concerned about in the future.

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7 Symptoms Of An Ovarian Cyst, Plus 4 Signs Of An Ovarian Cyst Rupture

i By dana dovey

Ovarian cysts are extremely common, and according to Healthline most women will develop a cyst on her ovaries at least once in her life. Although they are usually both painless and harmless, in some circumstances these cysts can cause extreme discomfort and may even be a harbinger of something far more dangerous. 

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A LOOK AT POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME

i BY REBECCA RAKOWITZ 

It is incurable, often stigmatized and largely unknown and yet polycystic ovary syndrome affects the lives of over 7 million women in the United States and over 10 million women worldwide, according to the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Association.

OVARIAN CYSTS RISKS        

It can cause women severe pain or no pain at all. Health experts say ovarian cysts are common.Dr. Melissa Lee, an OB/GYN with Lee Memorial Health System, says ovarian cysts are random but common. “An ovarian cyst is basically a fluid filled sack that’s on the ovary. 

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AGE-RELATED INFERTILITY MAY BE CAUSED BY SCARRED OVARIES

| BY MARLA PAUL

Women’s decreased ability to produce healthy eggs as they become older may be due to excessive scarring and inflammation in their ovaries, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study in mice.

 

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Are ovarian cysts dangerous?

i by melissa stoppler, md

What are ovarian cysts? This medical step-by-step report will give you the basic causes and treatments for this common reproductive health concern