Women

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

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  • Evaluating and Treating Infertility

    Infertility evaluation can include a pelvic exam, lab tests, imaging tests, review of medical and menstrual history, and certain…

  • Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

    Bacterial vaginosis is a mild infection in the vagina caused by an overgrowth of bacteria. Researchers do not completely understand…

  • Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones. It makes your bones brittle and breakable. Learn how to prevent and manage…

  • Vaginitis

    Vaginitis refers to inflammation of the vagina. It can be caused by bacterial vaginosis (BV), yeast infections, trichomoniasis, allergies, or…

  • Vaginal Pessary

    A vaginal pessary is a small, plastic device that fits into your vagina for the purpose of holding a drooping…

  • Pregnancy After 35: Advanced Maternal Age

    Pregnancy at age 35 or older comes with its own set of risk factors, including greater chances of having a…

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    A peritonsillar abscess is a puss-filled sore near the back of your throat and tonsils. It is filled with…

  • Mitral Valve Prolapse

    Mitral valve prolapse affects your heart. It happens when the mitral valve flaps don’t close properly and blood leaks from…

  • How Do I Know I’m in Labor?

    Knowing when you’re in labor can be tricky. But there are signs you can look for that signal your little…

  • HELLP Syndrome

    HELLP syndrome is a rare but serious illness during pregnancy.

  • Dyspareunia

    Dyspareunia is painful sex for women and can also cause pain during tampon use. Dyspareunia can have many causes.

  • Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM)

    Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a compression of the spinal cord in your neck. A compression means pressure, pinching, or…

  • Breast Pain in Women

    Breast pain is any level of discomfort or pain in one or both breasts. It’s more common in younger women…

  • Bartholin's Gland Cyst

    The Bartholin’s gland is located on a woman’s vaginal lips. If skin grows over the opening to one of these…

  • Perimenopause

    Perimenopause is a stage in a woman’s reproductive years that means she is nearing menopause.

  • Heart Failure

    Heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping blood as well as it should. It is the result of other diseases…

  • Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or the rectum. Because they share common features, these two cancers are often referred…

  • Club Drug Use

    Club drugs are commonly found at parties, bars, nightclubs, and concerts. Most of these drugs are illegal and can cause…

  • Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is a cancer that begins in breast tissue. It usually shows up as one of three types of…

  • Heart Attack

    A heart attack is an emergency medical condition that indicates your heart is not getting enough oxygen. It can be…