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Women

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

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    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition. It can occur after an injury. It usually affects an…

  • Common Skin Conditions During Pregnancy

    Skin changes are a normal part of pregnancy. Many conditions aren’t preventable and don’t require treatment. Most go away after…

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    Colposcopy

    A colposcopy is a women’s health exam. It uses a special light to provide a close look at your cervix…

  • Colorectal Cancer

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

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    Club Drug Use

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

  • A woman frowning and grabbing her lower abdomen while sitting on the couch

    Chronic Pelvic Pain

    Chronic pelvic pain is pain in your pelvic region that lasts for at least 6 months.

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    Chronic Pain

    Chronic pain is pain that lasts a long time—months or even years. It can occur anywhere in your body and…

  • Man suffering from neck pain and stiffness holds neck

    Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM)

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

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    Cervical Dystonia

    Cervical dystonia is a neurological disorder that causes your neck muscles to contract involuntarily. This can make your head lean…

  • Cervical Dysplasia

    Cervical dysplasia is when there are abnormal, or precancerous, cells in and around a woman’s cervix. This doesn’t mean you…

  • A woman clutching her cervix in pain

    Cervical Cancer

    Cervical cancer is cancer of a woman’s cervix. It’s almost always caused by HPV. With regular Pap tests, it can…

  • A woman having chest pains, with her hands over her heart

    Cardiomyopathy

    Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the muscles in the heart. It causes your heart muscles to become enlarged. This can…

  • Busting Period Myths

    When it comes to your period, you may have more questions than answers. When does it start? How often does…

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    Breastfeeding: How to Pump and Store Your Breast Milk

    Pumping and storing breast milk allows you to continue to feed your baby breast milk through a bottle.

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    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…

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    Breast Cyst Aspiration

    A breast cyst aspiration is an in-office procedure your doctor will do to drain a cyst in your breast.

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    Breast Cancer

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

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    Bleeding During Pregnancy – What‘s Normal?

    Vaginal bleeding can occur during pregnancy for serious and non-serious reasons.

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    Bladder Training for Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. This means you can’t always control when you urinate. Most types of…

  • X-ray of woman’s pelvis, showing bladder stones

    Bladder Stones

    Bladder stones are small crystals that form in your urine. They are hard and become trapped in your bladder. They…

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