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Oligomenorrhea

Oligomenorrhea

Oligomenorrhea is infrequent menstrual bleeding that occurs at intervals greater than 5 weeks or 35 days. Normal menstrual bleeding occurs every 28 days with a normal range of 21-35 days. The duration of flow is 4.5 days with a range of 2-7 days. Normal blood loss at menses is 35 ml with a range of [...]

September 20, 2011 More
Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic pregnancy occurs when the blastocyst (embryo) implants at locations other than the endometrium, or lining of the uterine cavity. The most common site of occurrence is in the fallopian tube. Other sites include the cervix, the cornual portion of the uterus, the ovary, and the abdominal cavity. The incidence of ectopic pregnancy has been [...]

September 1, 2011 More
Dysmenorrhea

Dysmenorrhea

Primary dysmenorrhea is painful menstrual cramping in the absence of pelvic pathology (disease of the pelvis). The pain occurs only in relation to ovulation. The pain involves the uterus and can also radiate to the lower back and thigh area. The painful period can also be accompanied by sweating, tachycardia, headaches, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and [...]

September 1, 2011 More