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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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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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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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The Most Common Birth Control Pill Side Effects

Common side effects of oral contraceptives include: intermenstrual spotting, nausea, breast tenderness, headaches, weight gain, mood changes, missed periods, decreased libido, vaginal discharge and visual changes with contact lenses. Let’s look at each of these side effects in detail below:   1. Intermenstrual spotting … Continue reading

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Five Blogs To Read During Your Pregnancy

Reading pregnancy blogs as you approach your big day may give some insight into the emotional and physical changes that are happening inside the body, help prepare you for the inevitable birthing process, and provide engagement with like-minded people who are … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About IUD Removal

A guide to IUD removal Removal of an IUD usually takes place at a clinician’s office. It should only be carried out by a qualified healthcare professional. A device can be taken out at any time during the menstrual cycle. … Continue reading

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Study Shows Smart Phone Fertility Apps Unlikely To Help Plan Or Prevent Pregnancy

We are increasingly relying on smartphone apps to help keep track of our health; a recent survey found that more than half of smartphone users in the United States have downloaded such a tool. But according to a new study, … Continue reading

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