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bartholin gland cyst and abscess

fluid filled sac located near the vaginal introitus that results from obstruction of the main duct of the gland

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bartholin gland cyst symptoms

produces pain, local discomfort infection can cause inflammation of the glad and may result in abscess

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bartholin gland cyst
treatment

antibiotics applying moist heat, incision and drainage, may require surgical intervention

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bratholin gland cyst

marsupialization

a procedure that involves removal of a wedge of vulvar skin and the cyst wall

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vulvodynia

unexplained vulvar pain

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vulvodynia

burning, stinging irritation, soreness or rawness in the absence of visible findings or a specific clinically identifable neurological disorder

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cervicitis

acute of chronic inflammation of the cervix

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endometriosis

functional endometrial tissue is found in ectopic sites outside the uterus

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endometriosis becomes apparent in the

reproductive years

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endometriosis lesions are stimulated by

ovarian hormones associated with infertility

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endometriosis symptoms

pelvic pain back pain
dyspareunia, pain on defecation and micturition

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endometriosis definitive diagnosis can only be accomplished through

laparoscopy

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endomitriosis treatment

simple observation and nasids ( young women) oral contraceptives, continuous progesterone therapy, androgenic agents, long acting Gn-Rh analogs that suppress ovulation may require surgery

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endometriosis definitive treatment requires total

hysterectomy and bilateral salpingoophorectomy

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adenomyosis

endometrial glands are found within the myometrium interspersed between smooth muscle fiber

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adenomyosis is typically found in

multiparous women in there fourth or fith decade

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adenomyosis symptoms

heavy, painful periods with clots and dyspareunia

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adenmoyosis resolves with

menopause

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adenomyosis treatment

oral contraceptives or Gn-Rh agonist, hysterectomy if this approach doesn't work

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endometrial cancer

most frequent invasive cancer of the female reproductive tract

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endometrial cancer is typically a disease in ______ women

postmenopausal

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endometrial cancer arises in _____ women with _____ excess or older women with endometrial atrophy

perimenopausal
estrogen

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endometrial cancer risk factors

obesity, diabetes, nulliparity, early menarche and late menopause

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endometrial cancer symptoms

abdominal painless bleeding later signs are cramping, pelvic discomfort, postcoital bleeding lower abdominal discomfort and enlarged lymph nodes

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endometrial cancer diagnosis

dilatation and curettage

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endometrial cancer treatment

surgery and radiation are most successful

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cystocele

herniation of the bladder into vagina

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cystocele symptoms

annoying bearing down sensation, difficulty emptying bladder, frequency and urgency and cystitis

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rectocele

herniation of the rectum into the vagina

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rectocele symptoms

discomfort of the protrusion of the rectum an difficulty in defecation