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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 ...

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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Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa

Thursday, February 24, 2011 4:33

Anorexia nervosa, commonly referred to simply as anorexia, is one type of eating disorder. More importantly, it is also a psychological disorder. Anorexia is a condition that goes beyond concern about obesity or out-of-control dieting. A person with anorexia often initially begins dieting to lose weight. Over time, ...

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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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Obstetrical Diseases

Obstetrical Diseases

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 3:02

Medical care of the obstetric or gynecologic patient reflects a growing interest in improving the quality of health care for females. Today, you must be able to assess, counsel, teach, and refer these patients, while weighing such relevant factors as the desire to have children, sexual adjustment problems, ...

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