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What to know about bumps on the cervix

What to know about bumps on the cervix

In most cases, bumps on the cervix are benign, or noncancerous, growths, such as polyps or cysts. In some cases, however, they may indicate the presence of cervical cancer. A doctor might discover a bump on the cervix during a routine pelvic examination or a Pap smear test. This article provides an overview of what […]

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Infant Pain Heightened After Opioid Exposure in Womb

Infant Pain Heightened After Opioid Exposure in Womb

Latest Pregnancy News THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Newborns who were exposed to opioids in the womb have stronger-than-normal reactions to pain and may require special care sooner than previously thought, researchers report. Opioids include prescription pain medications and illegal drugs such as heroin. The study included 22 newborns who were exposed to […]

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Testicular Pain (Men and Boys: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment)

Testicular Pain (Men and Boys: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment)

What is the treatment for testicular pain? The treatment for testicular pain varies depending on the underlying cause. As already noted, some conditions causing testicular pain are medical emergencies requiring immediate surgical intervention. Testicular torsion treatment Definitive management of testicular torsion requires surgery by a urologist. During surgery, the affected testicle is untwisted, and if […]

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Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway?

Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway?

Endometriosis is a gynecological condition that causes debilitating pain and a heavy flow of one’s period, as well as many other symptoms that lower quality of life. This condition often requires regular surgical interventions, and it has no cure. Some researchers hope to find out more about it. Researchers hope that small steps will take […]

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Older Dads’ Sperm Isn’t What It Used to Be

Older Dads’ Sperm Isn’t What It Used to Be

Latest Pregnancy News TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Just because a guy can make babies later in life doesn’t mean it’s risk-free. The partners and children of men who become fathers at an older age are at increased risk for health problems, a new study finds. “While it is widely accepted that physiological […]

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Why So Many Older Women Develop UTIs

Why So Many Older Women Develop UTIs

Latest Women’s Health News MONDAY, May 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Urinary tract infections are one of the indignities many women face as they age. One reason why is because their bladder walls can be invaded by several species of bacteria, a new study finds. Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are among the most common […]

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Health Tip: Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship

Health Tip: Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship

(HealthDay News) — Relationships are a necessary part of healthy living. Though no relationship is perfect, an unhealthy relationship can cause discomfort and harm, says the University of Washington. Latest Sexual Health News The school mentions signs of an unhealthy relationship: Neglecting yourself or your partner. Feeling pressure to change who you are or quit […]

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Is it ok to masturbate during pregnancy?

Is it ok to masturbate during pregnancy?

Most doctors agree that masturbating during pregnancy is safe and that it can even provide health benefits, such as lowering stress and promoting blood flow. For some pregnant women, morning sickness, nausea, and fatigue remove any interest in sexual activity, including masturbation. Others notice an increase in their sex drive — libido — due to […]