The lowest part of uterus is called cervix. It traverses down into the vagina. During childbirth, the cervical mouth of the uterus opens and allows safe passage of fetus. Cervical dysplasia is development of abnormal cells on the surface lining …

Vulvovaginitis is a medical term used for inflammation of vulva and vagina. It is a common condition occurring in almost all women and girls sometime or the other. Vulvovaginitis can occur due to infection, irritation and various other causes that …

Cervical polyps are tiny finger like growths found on cervix of a woman. Cervix is a small tube like structure which connects the uterus with vagina; in fact this narrow canal is an extension of uterus itself. Cervical polyps are …

Fibrocystic breast disease is common in women between the ages of 30 to 50 years. It is a condition characterized by painful, mobile lumps in one or both the breasts. Fibrocystic breast disease is a non cancerous condition. The symptoms …

Ovaries are important female reproductive organ as they produce eggs. After fertilization of the eggs with male sperm, conception occurs. It produces hormone called estrogen. There are two ovaries, one on either side of uterus. A normal ovary is about …

Uterine fibroids are non cancerous tumors. Fibroids develop from the muscular wall of the uterus. There can be a single fibroid or number of fibroids and they may vary in size. A fibroid can be as tiny as a peanut …

Ovulation is an important stage of menstruation. Many women are aware of ovulation, but they do not know what it is or what its signs are when it occurs. Actually ovulation is nothing but release of a mature egg from …

Teenage is the time when young girl experiences many changes in her body. They are pubertal changes. The hormonal spurt during this period leads to increase in height, hair growth in pubic area and underarms, voice change, breast enlargement, menstruation …

Every woman passes through the menopausal stage. It is a phase where the monthly cycle and ovulation stops permanently. Usually menopause phase begins between 40 to 50 years in a menstruating woman. Menopause brings about several changes in a woman’s …

Breast implants became popular way back in 1960. Two plastic surgeons named Corning and Gerow invented them. Later on the implants were manufactured commercially. Today millions of women all over the world have undergone breast implant surgery. There are two …

The time period between two menstrual cycles in a woman is approximately 28 to 32 days. Many women during their menstruation feel depressed, irritated and tensed other than the normal days. Although the exact cause of this psychological state is …

Since olden days female is always revered for her beauty. Breast is one of most prominent feature that symbolizes her womanhood. Many women envy their contemporary for having larger breast as they believe it to be a sign of sexuality. …

Breast calcifications are tiny deposits of calcium present in the breast tissue of a woman. Presence of calcified deposits in breast is extremely common. In majority of cases they are non cancerous and harmless. Usually calcified deposits in breast are …

Fibroid tumors grow within walls of uterus. Fibroid tumor is composed of muscle cells and fibrous tissue. They are non cancerous growths in the uterus. Fibroid tumors usually develop during reproductive life of a woman and gradually shrink after menopause. …

Any type of bleeding which occurs through the uterus and vagina other than menstrual bleeding is called abnormal uterine bleeding. However, even heavy bleeding during menstruation which lasts for more than 7 days is also considered abnormal. The condition in …

Mastitis is a medical term used for breast inflammation. Although the condition can occur in any women, it is more common in breastfeeding mothers during the first 3 months after child birth. It is a painful condition of breast most …

Abdominal pain is the most common complain for which people frequently visit their doctor. Human abdomen is a large area with several vital viscera situated at different locations. Problem in any of these organs can cause pain. Children as well …

Women all over the world have become more conscious about their breast health. It has become a determining factor in their overall wellness. Feeling of even a small lump in her breast raises an alarming bell which is certainly not …

In women the two ovaries on either side of the uterus are important reproductive organs. Ovaries have a dual role to play; it secretes hormones estrogen and progesterone which causes menstruation. Secondly a matured egg is released from ovary every …

Follicles are a part of ovarian structure. They are tiny functional fluid filled sacs which contain the female eggs. The egg matures in microscopic inner wall of the follicle. Rupture of follicle is a normal physiological process in any fertile …