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menorrhagia

heavy and prolonged periods

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amenorrhoea

no periods

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dysmenorrhoea

painful peroids

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IMB

Intermenstrual bleddin

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PCB

Postcoital bleeding

6

Secondary pregnancy

someone who had a baby previously, now they’re tyring for another for a while but they couldn’t

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Primary pregnancy

someone who couldn’t conceive

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menarche

first menstrual cycle/ first period

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primary amenorrhoea

absence of period by age 17

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secondary amenorrhoea

absence of period for 6 mnths (but have had previous menstrual periods)

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menopause

Permanent cessation of menstruation, loss of ovarian follicular activity

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Oligomenorrhoea

Infrequent or light menstrual periods

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Post coital bleeding

Bleeding after intercourse

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Intermenstrual bleeding

Bleeding between periods (same as spotting)

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Libido

Sex drive

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Impotence

Inability to achieve or sustain an erection

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Dyspareunia

Painful sexual intercourse

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Virilisation

Appearance of male secondary characteristics

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Oligospermia

Low sperm count

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Nulliparous

Never given birth to a viable or live infant

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Multiparous

Given birth more than once

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Gravida (G)/ Para (P)


Notation: G#P#
G# - number of times fallen pregnant
P# - number of children carried to term