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Infertility is defined as the failure to conceive after 12 months of regular intercourse in the absence of contraception in a woman less than 35 years of age. Many test are available to determine the cause. Read this article to learn more.
Infertility affects approximately 15% of couples. The causes are many and older age is one major factor. With increasing life expectancy and more women pursuing careers, couples have delayed starting a family. Read this article to learn about the available methods to help couples conceive.
Medical Treatment of Fibroids
Fibroids or leiomyomata are benign smooth muscle tumors of the uterus. The most common presentation of fibroids is irregular or heavy uterine bleeding or prolonged heavy periods. Not all fibroids need to be treated but medical options are available if needed. Read this article to learn more.
Information on Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Permanent sterilization is a method of contraception that should be considered by women who have completed their childbearing. But all methods are not created equal. This article discusses the different methods and the associated risks.
Problems Caused by Fibroids
Fibroids or leiomyoma are the most common tumor of the female genital tract. A woman can have fibroids for many years before they are detected. Read this article to learn about the problems fibroids can cause.
Surgical Management of Fibroids
Leiomyoma are the most common benign tumor of the female genital tract. They can cause irregular, excessive bleeding, pain, pressure and infertility. Not every woman with fibroids will require treatment but surgery is an option. This article explains the surgical therapies.
The inability to conceive when desired is one of the most difficult challenges for a couple. It creates stress, distress and can lead to marital strife. The issue is complex and typically there are multiple factors that contribute to the infertility. Read this article to learn more.
Understanding Vulvar Disorders
Vulvar disorders can result from a number of causes and is a common reason for gynecologic visits. Read this article to understand the symptoms of potentially serious problems.
Uterine Fibroid Evaluation
Fibroids or leiomyomata are benign smooth muscle tumors that can cause pelvic pain, heavy bleeding, pelvic pressure and a notable mass. These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to identify the cause. Read this article to learn what tests are done to evaluate this problem.
Fibroids are one of the most common reasons women seek care from a gynecologist and account for 70-80% of all benign tumors of the female genital tract. But what are they? Read this article to find out.
Vulvar growths can occur anywhere in the genital region. They can come form the skin surface, deep skin layers, and even the glands. These growths can be benign or cancerous. Read this article to learn how to determine the difference.
Vulvar Plaques and Patches
The vulvar skin can develop allergic reactions and autoimmune responses that cause unusual patches or plaques. The appearance and other associated symptoms can help determine the cause of the skin changes. This articles reviews the common causes of patches and plaques.
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Fibroids are smooth muscle tumors of the uterus that can cause a number of problems. The etiology of these tumors is currently being studied and there are many potential contributors to the development of fibroids. This article will explain the possible causes of fibroids.
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