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  1. Chronic Female Pelvic Pain - Home Treatment

    Home treatment may help ease female pelvic pain and can be used along with your medical treatment plan. Learn more.

  2. Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)

    Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is a procedure performed by a radiologist that blocks blood flow to fibroids in the uterus. Fibroids treated with this procedure shrink an average of 48% to 78%.1, 2 For women who are not planning a pregnancy in the future, UFE is a possible option in place of surgery for fibroids.You should not eat or drink anything for 4 to 8 hours before uterine fibroid ...

  3. Laparoscopic Ovarian Drilling (Ovarian Diathermy) for PCOS

    Laparoscopic ovarian drilling is a surgical treatment that can trigger ovulation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

  4. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) - What Happens

    Learn how and when premenstrual syndrome (PMS) happens.

  5. Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early - Screening, Birth to 12 Months

    Your baby should have regularly scheduled checkups, often called well baby visits, starting shortly after birth. During these visits, your doctor examines your baby for possible problems and asks you questions about your baby's growth and development. Generally, a baby is evaluated: Right after birth. At 1 or 2 weeks of age.At 1 or 2 months of age.At 4, 6, 9, and 12 months of age.All states ...

  6. Symptoms

    Symptoms of dysfunctional uterine bleeding include: Menstrual bleeding that occurs more often than every 21 days or farther apart than 35 days, menstrual bleeding that lasts longer than 7 days, and excessive blood loss during the menstrual cycles.

  7. Endometriosis - Surgery

    Although surgery does not cure endometriosis, it does offer short - term results for most women and long - term relief for a few.

  8. Pap Test: Collecting Cells in Liquid - Topic Overview

    Liquid-based methods for collecting cervical cells and preparing them for laboratory evaluation are now available. A sample of cervical cells is collected during a Pap test,and the cells are then rinsed in a liquid vial instead of being smeared on slides. The vials are taken to the laboratory,and a thin layer of the specimen is put on slides for microscopic examination. Only a small portion ...

  9. Endometriosis - Exams and Tests

    Learn about exams and tests used to diagnose endometrial cancer.

  10. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) - Health Tools

    This health tool will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding PCOS.

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