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Urinary Retention in Women

Urinary Retention in Women

Friday, May 13, 2011 3:18

If you get the urge of urinating, but when you actually do it, you find it difficult to pass urination while your trying hard to release the pressure off your bladder…then it is the problem of urinary retention that you are suffering from! When a person suffers from ...

Common STD Symptoms

Common STD Symptoms

Friday, May 13, 2011 1:07

Here are some of the most common STDs and their symptoms. It's important to remember that you can get and pass many of these diseases through different forms of sex (vaginal, anal, and oral). See your doctor right away for STD testing if you think that you might have ...

Small or Large for Dates

Small or Large for Dates

Friday, April 1, 2011 6:36

As part of your antenatal care your doctor or midwife will regularly monitor your baby's size to check that they're developing and growing healthily. This is usually done by measuring your fundal height, the distance in centimeters between the top of your pubic bone and the top of ...

Hemorrhoids Symptoms in Women

Hemorrhoids Symptoms in Women

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 5:48

A precise definition of hemorrhoids does not exist, but they can be described as masses or clumps ("cushions") of tissue within the anal canal that contain blood vessels and the surrounding, supporting tissue made up of muscle and elastic fibers. The anal canal is the last four centimeters ...

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Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

Monday, March 7, 2011 5:33

Cancer occurs when cells undergo a transformation and begin to grow and multiply without normal controls. As the cells grow and multiply, they form masses called tumors. Cancer is dangerous because it overwhelms healthy cells by taking their space and the oxygen and nutrients they need to survive ...

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Causes of Miscarriages

Causes of Miscarriages

Saturday, March 5, 2011 6:03

A miscarriage is the spontaneous abortion of an unborn child prior to the 20th week of pregnancy. Causes for a miscarriage are numerous. Frequently, miscarriages occur before the 12th week of pregnancy, and about 20-30% of pregnancies end in miscarriage. Some miscarriages occur so early that the pregnant ...

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Genital Warts in Women

Genital Warts in Women

Thursday, March 3, 2011 7:04

Several scientific reports have confirmed the high prevalence of genital warts while acknowledging the probability that a significant number of cases remain unreported. This common sexually transmitted disease or STD is attributed to a pathogenic microorganism known as human papilloma virus. Genital warts in women affect the genitalia ...

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Joint Pain After Pregnancy

Joint Pain After Pregnancy

Thursday, March 3, 2011 6:35

Naturally the pain we are talking about here is because of the tough time a woman’s body goes through during pregnancy. Consequently, some of the quota of after effects does not get over even until after the baby is delivered! For all mothers-to-be therefore, you might want to ...

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Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 7:26

The lowest narrow end of the uterus is known as cervix. It is opening of the uterus that is connected to upper vagina. Before the development of cancer, the cervical cells undergo certain changes, known as dysplasia. During this stage, abnormal cells start to appear in the cervical ...

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Endometriosis

Endometriosis

Saturday, January 29, 2011 3:07

Endometriosis is a medical condition, wherein the cells that are normally found in the intra uterine lining grow on organs outside the uterus. Endometriosis Anne had never ...

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