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Conjoined Twins

Conjoined Twins

Find a local Doctor in your town What are conjoined twins? Picture of Conjoined Twins Conjoined twins are a rare type of twins in which part of the twins’ bodies are fused together. When this happens, the fusion occurs between the same body parts (for example, head to head, chest to chest). The location and […]

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How Does Your Choice of Birth Control Affect Sexual Desire?

How Does Your Choice of Birth Control Affect Sexual Desire?

Latest Sexual Health News By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many women use birth control pills or other hormone-based contraceptives to enjoy sex without fear of an unplanned pregnancy. But could they kill your mojo? There has been some concern that a woman’s sex drive can drop after starting a […]

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Urinary Incontinence in Women

Urinary Incontinence in Women

How is incontinence treated? Figure 4. Side view. Supporting sutures in place following retropubic or transvaginal suspension (left). Sling in place, secured to the pubic bone (center). The ends of the transobturator tape supporting the urethra are pulled through incisions in the groin to achieve the right amount of support (right). The tape ends are […]

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Yeast Infection vs. Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

Yeast Infection vs. Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

What is a yeast infection? What is bacterial vaginosis? A yeast infection is an infection with any type of yeast. In women, vaginal yeast infections are common. This article will focus on the similarities and differences between vaginal yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis (BV), another condition of the vagina that causes vaginal discharge. What the […]

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Breast reduction surgery: Everything you need to know

Breast reduction surgery: Everything you need to know

Breast reduction surgery, which doctors may call reduction mammoplasty, is a medical procedure that reduces the overall size of a person’s breasts. According to the authors of a 2019 article, breast reduction surgery is one of the most common cosmetic procedures. In this article, we discuss breast reduction surgery, including the procedure and how it […]

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New Study Shakes Up Thinking on Hormone Replacement Therapy

New Study Shakes Up Thinking on Hormone Replacement Therapy

Latest Menopause News By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The ongoing debate about postmenopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer risk may have turned even more muddy: A large, new study suggests that two different types of hormone therapy have opposite effects on women’s long-term risk of the disease. The researchers […]

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Breastfeeding May Bring Added Bonus for Women With MS

Breastfeeding May Bring Added Bonus for Women With MS

Latest Pregnancy News By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Women with multiple sclerosis often find that their symptoms ease during pregnancy. And evidence is growing that breastfeeding might have a similar benefit. A new review of 16 studies found that overall, women with MS who breastfed were 37% less likely […]

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What to know about HCG pregnancy tests

What to know about HCG pregnancy tests

An HCG pregnancy test checks human chorionic gonadotropin levels in the blood or urine. This measurement means that an HCG test can test whether a woman is pregnant, as well as whether their body is producing the right level of pregnancy hormones. Typically, HCG levels increase steadily during the first trimester, peak, then decline as […]

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Uterine Growths

Uterine Growths

What other medical treatments are available for uterine fibroids? It is important to remember that fibroids only require treatment if they cause bleeding or pain. There are several medical treatments available for fibroids. Birth control pills (oral contraceptives) can provide many benefits for women with fibroids. They decrease the amount of uterine bleeding by about […]