Related Conditions

Cervical cysts

Cervical cysts, are small bumps that are usually found on the cervix during a pelvic exam. Cervical cysts most often look like tiny,...

Ectopic Pregnancy

A pregnancy that develops outside the uterus is called an ectopic pregnancy. These usually occur in the fallopian tube, but rarely they are located in an ovary or in the cervix, or even in the abdomen and are most common in women with the endometriosis or who have had tubal surgery.

False labor

Braxton Hicks contractions are a painless but sometimes uncomfortable tightening of the uterus. The contractions may be mild enough to go unnoticed...

Mammary duct ectasia

Usually affecting women approaching menopause, mammary duct ectasia is a condition that occurs when the ducts beneath the nipple become swollen and...

Menopause

When a woman permanently stops having menstrual periods, she has reached the stage of life called menopause; this stage signals the period of time when a woman's hormone levels begin to change and the end of a woman's ability to have children.

Mitral Valve Prolapse

Often an inherited condition, mitral valve prolapse means that the mitral valve - one of 4 valves in your heart that open and close to control the flow of blood - is loose or floppy.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that causes weak, thinning bones - most often affected are the hips, spine and wrists - leaving them at greater risk of breaking.

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of a woman’s reproductive organs. PID is caused by bacteria entering the reproductive organs through the cervix. When the cervix is infected, bacteria from the vagina can more easily get into and infect the uterus and fallopian tubes.

Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is a common problem among women. Its nature and intensity may fluctuate, and its cause is often unclear.

Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression is term is used to describe the major depression that 10-15 % of women experience during the postpartum period. It usually begins during the first month after delivery, but it may occur anytime during the 1-2 years after delivery.

Postpartum thyroiditis

Postpartum thyroiditis is an uncommon condition that occurs in women after the delivery of a baby; usually within two to six months after...

Primary ovarian insufficiency

Primary ovarian insufficiency describes a stop in the normal functioning of the ovaries in a woman younger than age 40.  Women suffering from...

Yeast Infection

Yeast is a fungus normally found on your skin. It’s also found in your digestive system. If you’re a woman, you also have yeast in your vaginal area. When too much yeast grows on your skin or other areas, it can cause an infection. This infection is also called candidiasis.