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Women

Women's health concerns, including menopause, diabetes, staying healthy during pregnancy, heart attack, stroke, prevention, wellness & more.

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    Breast Cyst Aspiration

    A breast cyst aspiration is an in-office procedure your doctor will do to drain a cyst in your breast.

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    Breast Pain in Women

    Breast pain is any level of discomfort or pain in one or both breasts. It’s more common in younger women…

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    Breastfeeding: How to Pump and Store Your Breast Milk

    Pumping and storing breast milk allows you to continue to feed your baby breast milk through a bottle.

  • Busting Period Myths

    When it comes to your period, you may have more questions than answers. When does it start? How often does…

  • A woman having chest pains, with her hands over her heart

    Cardiomyopathy

    Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the muscles in the heart. It causes your heart muscles to become enlarged. This can…

  • A woman clutching her cervix in pain

    Cervical Cancer

    Cervical cancer is abnormal growth of cells in a woman’s cervix. Cervical cancer is almost always caused by the human…

  • Cervical Dysplasia

    Cervical dysplasia is when there are abnormal, or precancerous, cells in and around a woman’s cervix. This doesn’t mean you…

  • Young woman massaging neck, which is in pain

    Cervical Dystonia

    Cervical dystonia is a neurological disorder that causes your neck muscles to contract involuntarily. This can make your head lean…

  • Man suffering from neck pain and stiffness holds neck

    Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM)

    Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a compression of the spinal cord in your neck. A compression means pressure, pinching, or…

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    Chronic Pain

    Chronic pain cannot often be cured but it can be treated with lifestyle changes and other means.

  • A woman frowning and grabbing her lower abdomen while sitting on the couch

    Chronic Pelvic Pain

    Chronic pelvic pain can be caused by multiple medical conditions, many of which can be treated or managed with proper…

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    Club Drug Use

    Club drugs are commonly found at parties, bars, nightclubs, and concerts. Most of these drugs are illegal and can cause…

  • Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or the rectum. Because they share common features, these two cancers are often referred…

  • female gynecologist performing a colposcopy exam on a patient in hospital using a colposcope

    Colposcopy

    A colposcopy is a women’s health exam. It uses a special light to provide a close look at your cervix…

  • Common Skin Conditions During Pregnancy

    It's important to know what skin conditions are common during pregnancy to help identify uncommon conditions that should be seen…

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    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition. It can occur after an injury. It usually affects an…

  • Man holding chest in pain

    Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease is also called CAD. It is the most common form of heart disease in the U.S. —…

  • Woman holds her wrist in pain

    De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

    De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a painful condition that affects the tendons in your wrist.

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly. It causes too…

  • Middle-aged woman drinking a glass of water in the living room and looking into the distance

    Diabetes Insipidus

    Diabetes insipidus is a hormone disorder that causes extreme thirst and increased urination. There is no cure, but it can…

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