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AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

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BPH

benign prostatic hyperplasia

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CA-125

blood test used in detection of ovarian cancer

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Cx

cervix

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D&C

dilation and curettage

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DPT

diphtheria pertussis and tetanus vaccine

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DRE

digital rectal exam

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ED

erectile dysfunction

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EDD
EDC

expected date of delivery
expected date of confinement

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FBD

fibrocystic breast disease

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FSH

follicle-stimulating hormone

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GPA

gravid, para, abortion

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HCG

human chorionic gonadotrophin

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HiB

Haemophilus influenza type B vaccine

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HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

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L&D

labor & delivery

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LMP
LNMP

last menstrual period
last normal menstrual period

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MMR

measles, mumps and rubella vaccine

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NB

newborn

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OB

obstetrics

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PID

pelvic inflammatory disease

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PKU

phenylketonuria (inherited disease; usually noticed by signs of mental retardation in infancy)

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PSA

prostate-specific antigen

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TAH
BSO

total abdominal hysterectomy
bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

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Td

tetanus and diphtheria toxoid

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TPAL

term, pre-term, abortions, living

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TSS

toxic shock syndrome

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TTN

transient tachypnea of the newborn

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TURP

trans-urethral resection of the prostate

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TVH

total vaginal hysterectomy