Reproductive Health

This topic focuses on conditions of the reproductive system. Subtopics include reproductive tests, sexually transmitted infections and normal reproductive function.

Bacterial Vaginosis Treatments

Bacterial vaginosis is a common vaginal infection which at least 30 percent of women will suffer from at some point. Although bacterial vaginosis is not a sexually transmitted disease, it is still important to talk to your doctor about bacterial vaginosis treatments to ease your symptoms.

Adhesions After Hysterectomy

Adhesions after hysterectomy can cause serious complications after a gynecological surgery. Immediate medical attention should be given as soon as the symptoms present themselves. This article contains important information for patients and their caretakers.

Pelvic Girdle Pain

Pelvic girdle pain is a type of low back pain experienced by almost half of all pregnant women and about a quarter of those who have just delivered their babies. What are the causes and treatment options for pain in the hip related to pregnancy?

Vaginal Hysterectomy for Fibroids

Vaginal hysterectomy for fibroids is a surgical procedure carried out by gynecologists to remove the uterus to relieve uterine fibroid symptoms. This procedure usually offers a shorter stay in the ward, faster recovery and thus lower cost, compared to the abdominal approach.

Cramps During Ovulation

Around 20 percent of women in their reproductive years experience a one-sided lower abdominal pain or cramps during ovulation. Is it normal or does it mean something else? Learn more about mittelschmerz or ovulation pains and how to relieve them.

Vaginal Hysterectomy Procedure

Women’s health problems such as abnormal uterine bleeding, fibroids in the uterus, chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis sometimes call for surgical removal of the uterus. Here’s a guide to vaginal hysterectomy procedure and what to expect from the treatment.

Pelvic Exam Information

A woman may undergo a pelvic examination for various reasons including a normal physical check-up. Here is some important pelvic exam information that can help put a woman at ease and gain more confidence in the health professional conducting the delicate procedure.