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female reproductive system VI
the branch of medicine concerned with diseases of the female reproductive organs and the breast
the branch of medicine that manages the health of a woman and her fetus during pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium
the period of about six weeks after childbirth during which the mother's reproductive organs return to their original non-pregnant condition
menstrual pain and tension
irregular uterine bleeding between menstrual periods
profuse or prolonged bleeding during regular menstruation;also called hypermenorrhea
a disorder with signs and symptoms that range from complaints of headache and fatigue to mood changes, anxiety, depression, uncontrolled crying spells, and water retention
the presence of funtional endometrial tissue in areas outside the uterus
the disease-producing organisms
pelvic inflammatory disease(PID)
a general term for inflammation of the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, and adjacent pelvic structures and is usually caused by bacterial infection
sexually transmitted disease(STD)
also called venereal disease; is any of several contagious diseases acquired as a result of sexual activity with an infected partner
also called moniliasis; disease caused by candida albicnas, a yeast that is present as part of the normal flora of the vagina