Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - Cause
Learn about causes of pelvic inflammatory disease.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - When To Call a Doctor
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) symptoms often don't develop until inflammation or scar tissue (adhesions) develop.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - What Happens
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) usually starts with a bacterial infection and inflammation of the cervix (cervicitis) caused by gonorrhea or chlamydia.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - Prevention
You can take measures to prevent developing pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) by using condoms to protect yourself against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - Topic Overview
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a general term for infection and inflammation of the upper reproductive organs in women. It is often, though not always, a complication of a sexually transmitted disease (STD). PID may include infection and inflammatio
Laparotomy for Pelvic Problems - Topic Overview
A laparotomy is a surgical procedure that allows the surgeon to visually inspect the abdominal cavity through an incision in the abdomen. Laparotomy may be used in the diagnosis and treatment of female pelvic conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID),endometriosis,uterine fibroids,ovarian cysts,and ectopic pregnancy. Laparotomy is usually done under general anesthesia. ...
Your First Prenatal Doctor's Visit
As soon as you suspect you're pregnant, schedule an appointment with your pregnancy health care provider. Even if you've confirmed your suspicion with a home pregnancy test, it's still wise to follow-up with a doctor appointment.
Breast Pain (Mastalgia) - Topic Overview
What do I need to know about breast pain?Many women have breast tenderness and pain, also called mastalgia. It may come and go with monthly periods (cyclic) or may not follow any pattern (noncyclic).Cyclic pain is the most common type of breast pain. It may be caused by the normal monthly changes in hormones. This pain usually occurs in both breasts. It is generally described as a heaviness or ...
Vaginal Medicines for Vaginal Yeast Infections
Drug details for Vaginal medications for vaginal yeast infections.
Vaginal Yeast Infections - Cause
A vaginal yeast infection is caused by an overgrowth of yeast organisms that normally live in small numbers in the vagina.