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Gynaecologic Problems

Gynaecologic problems are those related to the female reproductive system . A wide range of disorders, including inflammation, tumors, infectious diseases, and infertility, can affect various parts of the female reprodutive system.

The most common disorders that effect the female reproductive organs are listed, with links to data on that problem, in the table below.

Abnormal Bleeding Endometriosis Infertility Premenstrual syndrome Polyps
Cancers Fibroids Menopausal difficulties Pubic Lice Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
Depression Hyperplasia Menstruation Disturbances Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Vaginitis

Many female reproductive disorders do not produce symptoms, which is why regular examinations and screening tests are necessary. However, here is a list of possible indicators of diseases listed for various symptoms.

The information in this page is presented in summarised form and has been taken from the following source(s):
1. The Yale University School of Medicine Patient's Guide to Medical Tests, Barry L. Zaret M.D., Senior Editor, published by Houghton Mifflin. Online: http://www.collectivemed.com/jump/mtest.shtml


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