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  • Amenorrhea

    Amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation. It is termed primary amenorrhea if a menstrual cycle fails to occur by the age of 15. It is termed secondary amenorrhea if the menstrual cycle stops at some point after menarche. Amenorrhea can be caused by many conditions such as pregnancy, excessive exercise

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  • Anxiety

    Anxiety is described by a feeling of excessive worry that cannot be controlled and is often associated with symptoms such as heart palpitations, chest pain, and gastrointestinal distress. Disclaimer: The information on this website is provided for educational and information purposes only and is not

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  • Irregular Menstrual Bleeding

    Irregular menstrual bleeding, or abnormal uterine bleeding, includes any of the following: heavy bleeding during menstrual cycles lasting more than 7 days or soaking through one or more pads every hour, bleeding between periods, bleeding or spotting after intercourse, menstrual cycles with intervals

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  • Menorrhagia

    Menorrhagia is defined as heavy menstrual bleeding and may include heavy or prolonged bleeding. There are many causes of heavy menstrual bleeding including hormonal problems, endometriosis, adenomyosis, fibroids, polyps, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic or Abnormal Pregnancy, bleeding disorders,

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  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Polycystic ovary syndrome is a disorder characterized by infrequent or lack of menstrual cycles, hyperandrogenism, hirsutism (excessive body and facial hair), obesity, insulin resistance, and polycystic ovaries on ultrasound. Patients with PCOS may have all or some of these symptoms. Other conditions

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  • Postcoital Bleeding

    Postcoital bleeding is bleeding that occurs during or after sexual intercourse. Causes of postcoital bleeding include vaginal dryness, vaginal tears, cervical ectropion (condition in which the canal of the cervix is turned inside out and the fragile cells are exposed), cervical polyps (growths that extend

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  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

    Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is also known as premenstrual dysphoria and is thought to occur in 3-5% of reproductive-age women. It is characterized by cognitive, mood, and physical disturbances. Cognitive symptoms include poor concentration or confusion. Mood disturbances include irritability, mood swings,

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