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Pain around fallopian tubes - possible causes

Women who experience pain in their abdominal area and suspect that this is originating from the fallopian tubes should seek medical care to find out the source of their pain...

What are uterine polyps?

Excessive growth of tissues in the lining of the uterine wall, medically referred to as the endometrium, can lead to uterine polyps. Polyps are growths originating from mucus membranes, usually...

What is a NuvaRing?

Those who are investigating birth control options may be surprised to find that there is a wide variety of hormonal contraceptives on the market today. One of those is the...

NuvaRing side effects

NuvaRing is a hormonal birth control method that uses a flexible plastic, hormone-emitting ring which is inserted into the vagina. The NuvaRing is used continuously for a period of three...

Trying to conceive after depo provera

After we published our post "What is depo provera?", a reader warned us about the long-term side effects of these hormonal birth control injections. Depo provera is an injectable contraceptive...

Getting your tubes tied - pros and cons

A tubal ligation is most commonly known as "getting your tubes tied". It is, as most will be aware of, a procedure that renders a woman permanently infertile. During a...

Do you think you are infertile?

There are quite a few different reasons why men or women think they might be unable to have children. You might suffer from a condition such as polycystic ovary syndrome...

What is Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome?

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome, or OHSS, is something that is often mentioned in the context of fertility treatments, and especially invitro fertilization. Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome is in fact a complication that...

What is bacterial vaginosis?

Bacterial vaginosis is essentially an overgrowth of normal bacteria that live in the vagina. It does not normally pose any risks, but it is entirely possible for bacterial vaginosis to...