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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, or PID, is an infectious disease that affects millions of U.S. women and girls each year. Although usually surprisingly easy to treat, it can be hard to diagnose, and can lead to many long-term and troublesome complications.
Painful sexual intercourse, called dyspareunia in medical terminology (pronounced "dis-pair-une-ee-ah"), is a common complaint among women seeking gynecologic care.
I wish I had a dollar for every time that I heard the phrase, "you need to lose weight and then you'll be fine. If only I could. Lord knows I have tried.
The operating room is the most common place for medical errors to occur in the hospital setting. Here, Dr. Bill Parker, a gynecologist in Santa Monica, Calif., discusses improving patient safety.
PCOS is a genetic hormone disorder which is related to diabetes. PCOS is something you are born with. Symptoms typically usually start appearing after puberty and in a few cases sometimes not until your 20's or early 30's.
Clomiphene Citrate (Clomid, Serophene) was introduced into clinical medicine for the treatment of anovulation in the 1960’s. Its introduction represented a major breakthrough in the medical management for ovulation induction.
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The VizAblate System is a device that is inserted through the cervix into the endometrial cavity, and uses radiofrequency energy to ablate individual fibroids while seeing what he or she is doing with intrauterine sonography.
In November of 1996 (at the age of 25) I was diagnosed PCOS, and about 2 weeks later I started having very intense pelvic pain that I thought was due to a pulled muscle. The pain continued for several months, and after an examination and discussion with my family doctor, we believed it was ovarian cysts.