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Classification and types of cyst_ Physiological cysts

You may have some questions about ovarian cysts, particularly if you are a woman in your childbearing years, because these cysts are more common among younger women.  Regardless of whether you’ve had a tubal ligation, a tubal reversal, or no surgery at all, these cysts are common findings during your physical exam or ultrasound.  Ovarian cysts are common and usually occur as a result of the normal monthly fluctuations in hormones in premenopausal women.  Since a tubal ligation reversal does
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The scope of ultrasounds in infertility treatments

In the past, ultrasound for infertility was done by placing a transducer on the abdomen.  This required a full bladder for greater accuracy so that the sound waves could be transmitted into the abdomen and pelvis.  However, the standard ultrasound technique used for infertility is now the vaginal, or endovaginal, ultrasound.  The procedure is much more advanced. A long, thin probe is inserted into the vagina. This probe is used for imaging the pelvic organs.  The pictures generated from a va
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The role of Estrogen; monitoring after tubal reversal

Estrogen, the primary female hormone used by a women’s body, depends primarily on ovarian follices for production.  Once there are no ovarian follicles for egg release, the level of estrogen in the body will start to fall.  Because of decreasing ovarian follicles, after a tubal reversal it is important to monitor the ovarian follicles to improve the likelihood of a pregnancy.  Estrogen also helps to control a variety of other bodily functions such as the maintenance of vaginal moisture, bon
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Why is the diagnosis important? The search for a diagnosis to explain ovarian cysts should be done with complete awareness of all of the possibilities.  Ovarian cysts can result from a devastating process such as ovarian cancer, or may be simply normal, enlarged follicles in a young patient who is ovulating. The reason for the cyst(s) must be determined in order to provide appropriate medical care. Do cysts cause problems? Most ovarian cysts are small and do not cause problems, especially if a
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Hormonal imbalance in younger women

Female fertility is controlled by reproductive hormones. An imbalance in these may cause an inability to ovulate (release an egg) called anovulation.  Anovulation may lead to symptoms of a hormonal imbalance, or possibly a woman may not ovulate due to a hormonal imbalance.  This cyclic balance between hormones is needed for fertility in women. After menopause, imbalance is normal due to the aging process. For some younger women, even in their thirties or younger, symptoms of early onset of th
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Tubal factor infertility

About 20-25% of all cases of infertility are related to tubal factor infertility. Tubal factor infertility may be due to one or more of the following reasons: Completely blocked fallopian tubes, either one or both, by scar tissue inside the tube or by prior surgery such as tubal ligation Tubal scarring without blockage of the tube but with damage to the cells that line the inside of the fallopian tube A disturbance in the architecture of the tube such as with a hydrosalpinx (water-filled tub
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Ectopic pregnancy: a critical risk for Tubal Reversal

The chances of conceiving after having a tubal reversal are considerably better than with IVF, with a 70 to 80% safe success rate for those women who are under 40 years of age.  Most women are able to conceive naturally within a year of their surgery. When does the ectopic rate after tubal reversal enter in critical risk zone? There is no set age limit for the risk of an ectopic pregnancy after tubal reversal, but some empirical data suggests that women above 40 have a higher risk in general w
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Living with Menopause:

Once you have entered menopause, you will find yourself free of most of the symptoms of pre and peri-menopause, particularly the menstrual problems i.e. irregularity, heavy flow etc. Not only that, but you may even find yourself more energetic and present-minded than in past 5-6 years during peri-menopause. So you may ask now, if I have overcome of all the symptoms, what exactly is the big deal about being menopausal? How long does this post-menopause state go on? Forever? Technically speaking
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More Questions related to menopause

Menopause is still considered a taboo subject and is not open to public discussions. Women find it easier to rely on word of mouth than consulting an authority on the subject. Some even look at menopause as a dreaded evil. Through this section we will try to cover as many random queries related to menopause as possible. These include home remedies as well as issues like pregnancy and menopause. I am taking hormone replacement therapy. I still experience lethargy and stress. Why? That is quite a
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Normal Menopause – what happens actually?

Understanding your normal physiology There are numerous popular fads regarding menopause. Some, like getting a tubal reversal after 5 years of tubal ligation can induce menopause, are absurd, while others, such as hot flashes, are certainly true. In order to understand this and pick the truths from the myths, you need to go a bit deeper into the physiology of normal menopause. An oocyte is an immature cell in the ovary.  A primary oocyte is formed in the ovaries of a woman before her birth. It
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