Women

Women's health concerns, including menopause, diabetes, staying healthy during pregnancy, heart attack, stroke, prevention, wellness & more.

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  • older woman sits on bed with her hand on her hip in pain

    Osteoarthritis

    Arthritis is swelling of the joints. It’s painful and can limit your movement. There are many kinds of arthritis. Osteoarthritis…

  • Osteopenia

    The condition osteopenia begins as your bones get weaker. It’s common as you age. People who have osteopenia have a…

  • Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones and often occurs in older women.

  • Ovarian Cancer

    Ovarian cancer is cancer in one or both ovaries. Ovaries are small organs located on each side of a women’s…

  • Ovarian Cyst

    An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac in or on a person’s ovary. It is very common. Many times, these…

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    Overactive Bladder

    Overactive bladder is a condition that causes you to lose control of your bladder without warning.

  • A doctor’s gloved hand holding a disposable speculum

    Pap Smear (Pap Test)

    A Pap smear is a medical exam used to determine if a woman has cervical cancer. It’s performed by a…

  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

    Patellofemoral pain is a knee condition. It’s most common in people who participate in high-impact activities that include jumping and…

  • Pelvic Floor Disorders

    Pelvic floor disorders happen when the muscles in your pelvic floor weaken. It can cause constipation, painful urination and organ…

  • close up of a woman holding her abdomen in discomfort

    Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of female reproductive organs. It can make it hard to get pregnant and cause…

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    Pelvic Ultrasound

    A pelvic ultrasound allows your doctor to see the space between your hips that contains the sacrum, tailbone, bladder, sex…

  • Active woman in her 50s running and jogging.

    Perimenopause

    Perimenopause is a stage in a woman’s reproductive years that occurs just before menopause.

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    A peritonsillar abscess is a collection of pus near one of your tonsils. It can be caused by an infection…

  • Pica

    Pica is a compulsive eating disorder in which people eat nonfood items. Dirt, clay, and flaking paint are the most…

  • An illustration of a typical ovary

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that occurs when imbalanced hormones cause cysts to form on a woman’s…

  • mother stands in nursery holding sleeping newborn

    Postpartum Health

    After giving birth, your body changes and complications can occur. Learn the complications and warning signs.

  • A mother with postpartum preeclampsia holding a newborn baby in her arms at the hospital

    Postpartum Preeclampsia

    Postpartum preeclampsia is high blood pressure in a woman who has recently had a baby. It is a rare medical…

  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a medicine people can take before coming into contact with HIV that can prevent them from…

  • pregnant woman in bed reading a book

    Pregnancy After 35: Advanced Maternal Age

    Becoming pregnant at age 35 or older can present additional medical challenges to you and your baby.

  • Pregnant woman with two ultrasound scans of twins resting on her belly

    Pregnancy with Multiples

    Pregnancy with multiples means more than one baby in your uterus at once. They carry a higher chance of gestational…