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07 Apr Female Reproductive System

Internal organs of female reproductive system consist of vagina (birth canal), cervix (neck of the womb), uterus (womb), fallopian tubes and ovaries. The hymen is a thin membrane that covers the entrance of the vagina. The vagina is a tubular organ about 3 inches long....

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07 Apr Breast Lumps

Eighty percent of breast lumps are benign i.e. not cancerous. Benign breast lumps usually have smooth edges and can be moved slightly when you push against them. However, it should be checked by a doctor to make sure the lump is benign. The doctor will...

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07 Apr Breast Self-Examination

Breast self examination or BSE, is an effective way to detect changes (such as lumps or thickenings) in the breast that may signal breast cancer. When breast cancer is detected in its early stages, chances for surviving the disease are greatly improved. Anatomy of Normal Breast ...

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07 Apr Vaginal Discharge

The vagina is a passage between the outside of the body and the womb (uterus). Vaginal secretion is acidic, which discourages infections from occurring. This acidic environment is created by the “good” bacteria normally-occurring in the vagina. A healthy vagina produces secretions to cleanse and...

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07 Apr Secondary Amenorrhea

In medical terms, no menstrual period is called amenorrhea. When this occurs in a woman who has never had a period it is called primary amenorrhea. In cases where there have been menses in the past, it is called secondary amenorrhea.The most common cause of...

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07 Apr Ovulation Pain

Abdominal bloatedness and discomfort are symptoms that most women will experience from time to time. If the symptoms are present in the middle of the menstrual cycle, this may be ovulation pain or mittelschmerz, a German word that means "middle pain".This is normal and affects...

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07 Apr Ovarian Cysts

To understand ovarian cyst, one should know the basic function of the ovaries which are two small organs in the lower abdomen holding eggs. The eggs grow, develop, and mature in the ovaries and they are released during ovulation in the middle of the normal...

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07 Apr Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common and troublesome condition affecting many women of childbearing age and occasionally in teenagers as well. It is a progressive disease where the lining of the womb (endometrial tissues) is spilled into other parts of the reproductive organs including the fallopian tubes, ovaries...

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