Category: Women’s Health 2

Mayer Rokitansky Kuster Hauser (MRKH) syndrome is rare congenital condition primarily affecting the reproductive tract of women. In this disorder the uterus is absent or extremely small and vaginal canal is short, narrow or absent. However, the ovaries and fallopian …

Adnexal cyst is common in many women. The pelvic cavity of a woman contains many organs such as the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tube, the ligaments attached to uterus, blood vessels etc. Adnexa is referred as an area of anatomical structures …

A woman during her child bearing age undergoes menstrual cycle every month. Usually the period of menses lasts between 3 to 7 days. Many women complain of pain and cramps in abdomen during this period. In medical terminology it is …

Pelvic organ prolapse is a condition in which the organ of pelvis drops down from its normal anatomical location into the vaginal opening. It is one of the most discomforting conditions affecting woman. Normally the organs of pelvis namely bladder, …

Phantom pregnancy is a rare condition in which a woman who is mentally stable starts to believe and experience the symptoms of pregnancy even though in actuality she is not pregnant. The medical terminology for phantom pregnancy is pseudocyesis. People …

Phyllodes tumor is a rare form of breast tumor. It occurs in less than 1 percent of all tumors of breast. Unlike other tumors of breast which grow from milk glands and ductules of breast, phyllodes tumor develops from the …

Squamous metaplasia of uterine cervix is a medical terminology used to describe changes occurring in the epithelium of the cervix. In this condition the glandular epithelial cells transform into squammous epithelial cells. The reason occurring for this change is yet …

Menstruation is monthly bleeding through vagina in which there is shedding of uterine lining. It occurs under the influence of certain hormones around twelve to sixteen days after the release of egg from the ovaries. This release of egg is …

Menstruation is a unique physiological process limited only to women. It is a process in which plenty of physiological and hormonal changes occur. The onset of menarche or first period starts during puberty. A woman has many menstrual cycles all …

Lactation is the term used for secretion of milk from the breast (mammary glands). Normally milk production from breast occurs after childbirth. Breast milk provides immense physiological benefits to the infant. It is also considered as a valuable method of …

A craving is an eager desire for something. It can be anything such as craving for a specific type of food, craving for wealth etc. Craving can occur when the internal system of the body demands something that it is …

Pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia (PASH) is an uncommon non cancerous mass of breast (mammary gland). It is a proliferative mass which is mostly observed in women in their reproductive age group. The average age is 50 years. Occasional cases have been …

Benign mucinous cystadenoma of ovary is a non cancerous tumor of ovary. It usually occurs in women during early forties or post menopausal period. Since this tumor is not cancerous, it does not spread to other areas. However, the tumor …

During their reproductive age all women menstruate. Menstruation in girls usually begins between the ages of 10 to 16, with a variation of few years. It then continues till menopause, a period where menstruation ceases completely. Normally all women experience …

Advancements in medical science and research have made it easy to overcome shortfalls and limitations that were once a concerned to be a problem for human health. One such significant advance is made in the field of hormones. Some of …

A woman during her periods experience many changes in her body which can be mild, moderate or severe in intensity. There is rise and fall of certain hormones during periods, mainly estrogen and progesterone. It causes normal physiological changes that …

Menstrual cycle begins when the girl attains puberty. Normally in every woman menstruation occurs once in 28 to 35 days and lasts for 3 to 7 days. It is in fact the reproductive cycle in which the egg is produced …

The inner layer of uterus is called endometrium. Endometriosis is a condition in which the tissues of inner layer (endometrium) of uterus grow outside of the uterine cavity. In this condition the endometrial lining infiltrates to other adjacent organs such …

In women menstruation is a normal physiological process that starts when the girl attains puberty and normally ends between the age of 45 and 50 with the onset of menopause. It is a sign that indicates the girl has become …

Many women fear of gaining weight after hysterectomy. Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure performed when a woman has certain health problems such as cancer of ovaries or fibroids in uterus. There are many types of hysterectomies performed namely; partial hysterectomy, …