Gynecology is the medical practice dealing with the health of the female reproductive systems(vaginauterus, and ovaries) and the breasts. Outside of medicine, the term means "the science of women". Its counterpart is andrology, which deals with medical issues specific to the male reproductive system.

Vaginal Discharge: Causes and Treatment

Nearly every woman will experience vaginal discharge at some point in life. Most often, vaginal discharge is normal and does need no treatment, but there can be other causes which require medical treatment. ... read more »

Vaginal Discharge

There is a very good chance that every woman will suffer from vaginal discharge at some point in her life. ... read more »

How To Diagnose Vaginal Discharge

Vaginal discharge is something many women experience during their lifetime. ... read more »

Gynecology Topics

Learn all about various gynecology issues, tests, and conditions. ... read more »

Menopause

Menopause is defined as the absence of your menstrual period for 1 year. Menopause usually happens between 40 and 55 years of age, and one-half of women experience it before the age of 51. ... read more »

Medical Students Learning Objectives

Medical students have learning objectives. ... read more »

What Is A Bicornuate Uterus?

A bicornuate uterus is the most common congenital uterine anomaly and can impact a woman's reproductive capabilities. ... read more »

No Bleeding After Provera

Provera is often given as the 'Progesterone (Provera) Challenge Test' to women who have no period and who are not pregnant. ... read more »

Interactive Vaginal Self Examination -iVSE

The iVSE or interactive vaginal self examination consists of a vaginal self examination by a women of her genitalia, usually her vagina, labia, and other genital parts, using a webcam or a digital camera. ... read more »

Eponyms in Obstetrics and Gynecology

According to the Webster dictionary, an eponym is a word or words derived from the proper name of a person or place. ... read more »

Rectocele Cystocele And Pregnancy

What Is A Rectocele? A rectocele also known as a prolapsed rectume is a condition that causes your rectum to bulge out through your vagina. A rectocele can happen when the thin layer of muscles separating your rectum from your vagina becomes weak. Stool may stay in your rectum because the rectocele makes it harder to push stool out. ... read more »

Color of Vaginal Discharge

The color of vaginal discharge may be helpful in finding out what it could be: Bloody vaginal discharge Brown vaginal discharge White/gray vaginal discharge Yellow vaginal discharge Greenish vaginal discharge Thick white cheesy vaginal discharge   ... read more »

What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis can present as different symptoms and often times can be diagnosed by a family practitioner, general internist and more accurately by a gynecologist.  ... read more »

Breast Tenderness and Menopause

Breast pain and tenderness after ovulationis due to an increase of the hormone progesterone. Breast tenderness during menopause is due to a hormone imbalance. ... read more »

How can I treat menstrual cramps without medicines?

How can I treat my menstrual cramps without medicines? ... read more »

Endometriosis Fallopian Tube Issues And Patency

Tubal damage is one of the most common causes of infertility accounting for fifteen to twenty-five percent of all infertility cases.  ... read more »