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Know about Ovarian Cysts symptoms and treatment
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Know about Ovarian Cysts symptoms and treatment

What are Ovarian cysts? You may have heard of it from your doctor or your friends. Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs in your ovaries. There are two ovaries in women, one on either side of the uterus.  A cyst may form in either or both ovaries. How are Ovarian cysts formed? First, we will discuss...

Is it possible to remove Fibroids without having a Hysterectomy?
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Is it possible to remove Fibroids without having a Hysterectomy?

In this article, we will discuss the answer to the above question. Yes, it is possible to remove fibroids without having a hysterectomy. Fibroid or myomas are generally non-cancerous growths arising from the muscle tissue in the womb or uterus. Myomectomy (Fibroid removal) is surgery to remove the fibroids from the uterus and reconstruct the...

Understanding Fibroids Causes and associated Risk factors
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Understanding Fibroids Causes and associated Risk factors

Fibroids are growths arising from the muscle wall of the uterus (womb). It is the most common tumor of the female genital tract. Fibroids may be seen in up to 70% of women by the age of menopause. Fibroids are seen clinically in up to 25% of reproductive age women and 25% of women have...

Things you need to know about Azoospermia
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Things you need to know about Azoospermia

What is the meaning of Azoospermia? Azoospermia is the absence of sperm in the semen. Seminal fluid is there but there are no sperm in it. How is it confirmed? A drop of the semen sample is placed on a glass slide and checked under the microscope. If no sperm are visible the whole sample...

All you should know about Ectopic Pregnancy
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All you should know about Ectopic Pregnancy

What is Ectopic pregnancy? When an embryo implants and starts growing at a place outside the uterine cavity, then it is known as an ectopic pregnancy. It is seen in about -2% of all pregnancies. More than 90% of ectopic pregnancies happen in the fallopian tube, remaining sites may be the interstitium where the fallopian...

Fibroids: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
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Fibroids: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

What are fibroids? Fibroids are usually non-cancerous growths arising from the wall of the uterus (womb). It is the most common tumor of female genital tract. Fibroids may be seen in up to 70% of women by the age of menopause. Fibroids are seen clinically in up to 25% of reproductive age women and 25%...

Reasons for IVF Failure
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Reasons for IVF Failure

IVF treatment is an emotional, physical and financial roller coaster ride. Only 40-50 % of those who undergo IVF treatment will end up having a baby.  For the rest, the question of why the failure happened inevitably comes up. As with most biological events, human reproduction is a very complex process and even today there...

Blastocyst
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Blastocyst

WHAT IS A BLASTOCYST? In standard IVF, embryos are grown under very strictly controlled conditions in the laboratory for two or three days. They are then transferred into the women’s uterus (womb) at this four to eight cell stage and any additional embryos can be frozen for future use. However, lab advances have meant now...

Know about Hypothyroidism and Fertility
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Know about Hypothyroidism and Fertility

What is Thyroid and what does it do? The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the front of the neck which produces two thyroid hormones known as T3 and T4. There is a pituitary gland in the brain which releases Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH). This TSH regulates/controls the release of these thyroid hormones. These thyroid...

How Do I Know If I Have Adenomyosis?
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How Do I Know If I Have Adenomyosis?

Today we will discuss a condition seen in women called adenomyosis which is seen more commonly seen in older women. It is frequently not diagnosed properly and treated. What is adenomyosis? Adenomyosis is the presence of endometrial tissue (tissue like the lining of the womb) in the muscle wall of the uterus along with surrounding...