Complications following termination of pregnancy

I have had termination of pregnancy, and do I think I have developed complication from it? Background In the United Kingdom, annually about 200,000 women undergo termination of pregnancies. Out of these about one in every 700 women will encounter some form of...

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Non invasive prenatal testing (NIPT)

  A new blood test for Down syndrome, Edwards Syndrome and Patau Syndrome. Background Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) is a new approach to testing whether a baby may be affected by a chromosome disorder. From a small sample of the mother’s blood, we are able...

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UTERINE FIBROIDS

Uterine fibroids are the most common tumours in women of reproductive age group with a prevalence of approximately 30%. They are benign growths of smooth muscle and connective tissue anchored in the muscular wall of the uterus, whose growth rate is influenced by...

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Complications of Intrauterine Contraceptive

One of the most common problems is the disappearance of the trans-cervical threads. When the threads are not visible, it may well be that they were cut too short and can be found within the cervical canal. As the devices are radiopaque, an X-ray plate of the pelvis or...

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Complications of uterine compression sutures

Complications of uterine compression sutures used for the surgical management of postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) In the modern practice of caesarean delivery, if the uterus was found to be not contracting after the routine of drugs, which make uterus contract, one of the...

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Vaginal itching in elderly women

In elderly women, i.e., postmenopausal ladies; it is not so common to have thrush (fungal infection). This is because; the fungus causing thrush needs acidic environment to grow. This milieu is mainly enhanced, if the woman is taking oestrogen based hormone...

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Adenomyosis

Adenomyosis is where endometrial tissue, the tissue that normally lines the womb, grows inside the wall of the womb. It is not the same as endometriosis, a condition where parts of endometrial tissue escape the womb and implant on organs outside it. However, many...

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Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD)

Persistent or recurrent problems with sexual response or sexual desire that distresses sexually active women or causes strain in the relationship with her partner is known medically as Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD). At some point in their lives many women experience...

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Bartholins abscess or Bartholins cyst

The medical name for Bartholins glands is Greater vestibular glands. These glands are two small oval reddish-yellow bodies present very close to the vaginal opening. Normally, the gland’s duct opening is not visible to the naked eye. Bartholin’s duct cyst typically...

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