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Why Haven’t I Started My Period?

As girls enter their early teens, they may find themselves asking “why haven’t I started my period?” For many girls, menstruation simply comes on later than it does for their peers. Eating disorders and excessive exercising can also cause delayed menstruation. Generally, girls as old as 15 should not worry …

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Signs You’re About to Start Your Period

It is important for every girl to know the signs that her period is about to start. You really don’t want to get caught unprepared or unaware, do you? The good thing is that your body will show some signs telling you to get ready your first period. These signs …

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Signs of Stroke in Women

Simply put, a stroke is a “brain attack.” Like a heart attack, which happens when the flow of blood is blocked from the heart, a stroke occurs when there is a lack of blood flow to your brain. When your brain doesn’t get enough blood, your brain cells start dying …

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Allergic Reaction on Vagina

If you experience itching along with a burning sensation in and around your vagina, it could be due to a vaginal allergic reaction. There will be redness in your vaginal area along with swelling and discharge. You need to identify the source of your allergic reaction and discontinue its use …

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Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

Hot flashes and night sweats are sudden feelings of warmth, and are usually more intense over the upper torso. Hot flashes are most commonly due to menopause, the time when a woman’s menstrual periods stop. However, other medical and hormonal conditions may cause them. Although how often hot flashes occur …

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Placenta Previa Bleeding

Placenta previa is a complication of pregnancy that can occur when certain conditions are present in the pregnancy. With modern medicine and getting your regular check-ups, this condition can be diagnosed early on and the correct medical interventions can be made. The placenta grows as the embryo develops. It is the primary …

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Endometriosis and Laparoscopy

The inner lining of the uterus consists of a tissue called endometrium, which is often shed off during menstruation. Some women suffer from a painful condition whereby endometrial tissue abnormally grows outside the uterus. This condition is called endometriosis, and endometrial implants may be found anywhere in the pelvic region, …

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Can I Be Pregnant If I Had a Period?

To have period while being pregnant is a common myth among females. It is common to have vaginal bleeding during pregnancy and some females report that their vaginal bleeding is very similar to a regular period. However, this type of vaginal bleeding is not similar to menstrual bleeding. It is …

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Bulky Uterus with Fibroid

The uterus is an essential component of a woman’s reproductive system. Any problems with the uterus will affect her child-bearing ability. Among the host of problems that can occur with the uterus, fibroids are one of the common complications. Fibroids are small, benign growths that can grow from the uterus. …

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