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Symptoms Of A Polyp Of The Cervix

A cervical polyp is a growth that develops on the cervix, which is the canal connecting the uterus to the vagina. Sperm must pass through this canal to fertilize an egg. Cervical polyps are tumors, but they are usually non-cancerous, … Continue reading

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Alcohol & Birth Control – What You Need To Know

Does alcohol reduce the effectiveness of the pill? Alcohol does not affect the functioning of the birth control pill. According to Planned Parenthood, the following forms of contraception will continue to work in the same way if a person drinks … Continue reading

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Causes Of Cramps & Discharge

Many women experience abdominal cramps and vaginal discharge. Pain low in the tummy and around the belly button is usually described as cramping. Some discharge from the vagina and cervix is usual. It varies in response to hormones produced as part of … Continue reading

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Patient Education: Cervical Endometriosis

  Endometriosis is when cells similar to the cells of the uterus lining develop elsewhere in the body. These growths often form on the ovaries or fallopian tubes. How common is it? Endometriosis affects an estimated 6 to 10 percent … Continue reading

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How Long After My Hysterectomy Should I Wait To Have Sex?

After having a hysterectomy many women worry about what their life will be like, including their sex life. Although everyone heals differently, a person may experience some common side effects after surgery that may initially affect sex. Given time to heal, … Continue reading

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What To Expect Before, During & After An Oophorectomy Surgery

The term oophorectomy is used to describe the surgical removal of one or both of the ovaries. It is also called ovariectomy. The surgery may just remove the ovaries, or it may be a part of a hysterectomy, which is the … Continue reading

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Health Resolution Ideas For Women In 2018

Every year, women make health and wellness resolutions for the coming year. Unfortunately, they often have a tough time sticking to them. Sixty percent of gym memberships are out of use by mid-February, and it appears we aren’t making progress outside the … Continue reading

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New Study Shows Cadmium May Raise The Risk Of Endometrial Cancer

Women may be at higher risk of endometrial cancer if they have raised levels of cadmium, a toxic metal that mimics estrogen in the body. So suggest researchers from the University of Missouri in Columbia, in a new study published … Continue reading

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Important Facts About Menopause

Menopause means the end of a woman’s fertility cycle. It is a natural process with hormonal and physiological changes. Knowing what to expect can make the transition simpler. Here are some important facts: 1. Menopause only fully happens 12 months … Continue reading

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Research Shows Miscarriage Risk May Be Higher With Use Of Common Antibiotics

A new study suggests that guidelines for antibiotic use during early pregnancy might need to be reviewed, after finding that some common classes of the drug could double the risk of miscarriage. Researchers from the University of Montreal in Canada … Continue reading

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