Endometriosis - Topic Overview
What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a problem many women have during their childbearing years. It means that a type of tissue that lines your uterus is also growing outside your uterus.
Functional Ovarian Cysts - Topic Overview
Ovarian cysts are round, thin - walled, clear fluid - filled sacs that develops in the ovary as part of normal egg development.
Chronic Female Pelvic Pain - Exams and Tests
Since there are many possible causes of female pelvic pain, see your health professional for a thorough evaluation.
Metformin (Glucophage) for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Drug details for Metformin (Glucophage) for polycystic ovary syndrome.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) - Exams and Tests
Learn about symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Chronic Female Pelvic Pain - Treatment Overview
Treatment for chronic female pelvic pain can be approached in two ways: treating a known, specific cause of the pain or treating the pain itself as a medical condition.
A pelvic ultrasound uses sound waves to make a picture of the organs and structures in the lower belly (pelvis).
A Pap test is done to look for changes in the cells of the cervix.
Uterine Fibroids - Topic Overview
Uterine fibroids are lumps that grow on your uterus. You can have fibroids on the inside, on the outside, or in the wall of your uterus. Your doctor may call them fibroid tumors, leiomyomas, or myomas.
Chronic Female Pelvic Pain - Medications
Treatment with medication does not cure female pelvic pain. However, controlling pain can help prevent it from worsening or becoming chronic. Medication Choices: The following may help relieve symptoms: Prescription nonsteroidal anti - inflammatory drugs