Low Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion

Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion is a type of irregular development of squamous cells on the top layer of the cervix.  The cervix, as we know, is  a little organ, in the form of a cylinder that lies as a part of the lower end of the ...

Leukorrhea in Early Pregnancy, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

What is Leukorrhea ? It  pertains to the thick vaginal discharge which may or may not have any odor. Women experience this kind of vaginal discharge during their entire reproductive years, but it occurs due to a variety of reasons. There may ...

Toxic Shock Syndrome

What is Toxic Shock Syndrome ? Toxic Shock Syndrome refers to the medical condition wherein the infecting bacteria release toxins that distressing symptoms and even death if it goes untreated.  The syndrome often occurs as a complication of ...

Uterine Cancer Survival Rate

The growth of cancer cells that begin in the lining of the uterus and spreads to the uterus is known as uterine cancer. Symptoms of uterine cancer Some of the symptoms of uterine cancer are: Bleeding between menstrual periods or longer periods Post ...

Side effects of abortion

There are many side effects of abortion and these can be physical as well as emotional.  They generally tend to differ from one woman to another. Hence, before a woman opts for abortion she should consult a doctor to carefully weigh in all ...

Progestin side effects

Over the course of many years, various types of birth control pills have been developed and progestin oral contraceptive is one of them. Progestin is a type of synthetic progesterone, which is a hormone that naturally occurs in the body. Progestin ...

Depo Shot Side Effects

Let us go over through the side effects of depo shot.  It  is a birth control shot which involves injection of the progestin hormone to prevent pregnancy. Depo shot is also known by its brand name, Depo-Provera or is called DMPA, which is ...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS refers to a medical disorder affecting the large intestine. This illness causes discomforting abdominal pain and cramping. The person with IBS likewise often suffers from constipation ...

Potassium Deficiency Symptoms in Women

Potassium is a vital mineral that is important for energy, vitality and normal functioning of our body. Women are more prone to potassium deficiency compared to men. Medically, this deficiency is known as hypokalemia. If there is not enough ...

Normal Thyroid Levels in Women

Normal thyroid levels in women are indications that the thyroid gland is in a tip-top shape. The healthy range of thyroid levels for women may slightly differ from lab to lab and whether the woman is pregnant or not. It is extremely important ...
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