Endometriosis - Topic Overview
What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a problem many women have during their childbearing years. It means that a type of tissue that lines your uterus is also growing outside your uterus.
Endometriosis - Exams and Tests
Learn about exams and tests used to diagnose endometrial cancer.
Danazol for Endometriosis
Drug details for Danazol for endometriosis.
Endometriosis - Prevention
Endometriosis cannot be prevented. This is in part because the cause is poorly understood. However, long - term use of birth control pills may prevent endometriosis from becoming worse.
Myomectomy is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. It allows the uterus to be left in place and preserves fertility.
Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)
Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is a procedure performed by a radiologist that blocks blood flow to fibroids in the uterus. Fibroids treated with this procedure shrink an average of 48% to 78%.1, 2 For women who are not planning a pregnancy in the future, UFE is a possible option in place of surgery for fibroids.You should not eat or drink anything for 4 to 8 hours before uterine fibroid ...
Hysteroscopy for Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
Hysteroscopy is a diagnostic and surgical procedure that makes examining the inside of the uterus possible without making an abdominal cut (incision). During hysteroscopy, a lighted viewing instrument called a hysteroscope is inserted through the vagina and cervix and into the uterus. Treatment can also be done through the hysteroscope during the same procedure. Hysteroscopy usually takes 30 to ..
Menstrual Cramps - Topic Overview
Most women have painful menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea) from time to time. Menstrual cramps are one of the most common reasons for women to seek medical attention.
Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding - Preparing For Your Appointment
A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding.
Menstrual Cramps - Preparing For Your Appointment
A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat Menstrual Cramps.