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08 May Endometriosis Diagnosis

Recently, I was diagnosed with endometriosis which was confirmed by laparoscopy (fig 1). But I was perplexed why during my annual check-up two months ago, the ultrasound scan of my pelvis reported that there were ” no abnormalities seen in the uterus and ovaries”. Could...

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06 Jan May I know if there is a difference between clomid (clomiphene) and letrozole? Is it better to take letrozole for ovulation?

Clomid (clomiphene) and Letrozole are medications used to treat women with ovulation problems. They work by helping the pituitary gland (a small pea-sized gland located at the base of the brain) stimulate the developing eggs in the ovaries through different physiological mechanisms. Clomid has been used...

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28 Nov I am 30, married for 2 years with no children. I do not have much sexual desire and will use all sorts of excuses to avoid intimacy with my husband. This often results in conflicts between us. Am I suffering from frigidity? What are the causes?

A woman's sexual desire is quite complex and involves the interaction of 3 components – biological, social and psychological. 1. The biological component refers to the spontaneous sexual interest. 2. The social component includes expectations, beliefs and values about sex. 3. The psychological component relates to the motivation...

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24 Oct I am a first time mum. My breasts sagged after pregnancy. Could the sagging be due to breast feeding? Can I use natural cream or supplements to help restore the shape of my breasts?

The breasts are attached to the chest wall by supporting ligaments.  During pregnancy, increasing levels of hormones cause the breast tissues to grow. As a result, the breasts become enlarged, swollen and heavy. They then drag and stretch these ligaments resulting in sagging breasts after...

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