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Pelvic pain is a challenging condition that can be due to many possible causes.
A pelvic ultrasound is a scan that looks at the organs and structures in your pelvic area. Ultrasound uses a device called a transducer to send out sound waves that are too high to be heard. The transducer sends the sound waves through ...
Perimenopause is the time around menopause when your body begins to change. You become less fertile and hormone levels fluctuate.
PCOS is a common hormone problem in women of childbearing age. Women with PCOS may not ovulate, and have abnormal hormone levels. They may experience missed or irregular periods, excess hair growth and weight gain around the belly.
Postpartum thyroiditis happens when a woman’s thyroid becomes inflamed after having a baby. It may first cause your thyroid to be overactive. But over time it leads to an underactive thyroid. This affects a small percentage of pregnant ...
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a much more severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). It may affect women who are able to get pregnant. It’s a severe and chronic medical condition that requires attention and treatment. ...
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a group of emotional and physical symptoms many women have in the days before their period starts. Lifestyle changes and sometimes medicines can help manage symptoms.
Primary ovarian insufficiency, or POI, is when the ovaries stop working normally before the age of 40. With POI, the ovary does not release an egg each month as it should. POI has been called premature ovarian failure and premature ...
A robotic hysterectomy allows the surgeon to perform the procedure via a computer using laparoscopic tools to remove the uterus.
A robotic-assisted myomectomy is a type of surgery. It is done to remove growths in a woman's uterus called fibroids.
Tubal ligation is a permanent form of birth control in which a woman's fallopian tubes are tied or blocked. This keeps the egg and sperm from connecting and so prevents pregnancy.
Uterine artery embolization is a procedure to get rid of noncancerous tumors in the uterus (uterine fibroids). It does not use major surgery, so you may recover faster. You also may not need to stay in the hospital.
Uterine fibroids are tumors in a woman's uterus. They are usually not cancer.
Uterine prolapse is a condition in which the muscles and tissues in the pelvis weaken. This can cause the uterus to drop down into the vagina. It can cause symptoms such as urine leakage.
Vaginitis is any inflammation or infection of the vagina. It's common in women of all ages. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
Zika is a virus passed on through the bite of a mosquito. It may also be spread through sexual contact and blood transfusions.