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Are There Any Women Who Are More Prone To Have Endometriosis
Family History: Genetics is important. A first degree relative with endometriosis is a high risk. Endometriosis is also related to asthma and allergic conditions. Information is available at the endometriosis foundation of america, padma lakshmi (picture) is the co founder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some reasons that some women are not able to become pregnant or that some man are not able to have a women become pregnant?
No symptoms: Some people may not be prone to exhibit symptoms with scabies or any other insect bite. Some people release more histamine in response to bite reactions and have more severe symptoms. It is important when treating scabies to treat all close contacts who were exposed to ensure that the asymptomatic person does not reinfect symptomatic people. ...Read more
Risk factors vary: The most common type of cervical cancer is squamous cell cervical cancer, and this often arises after infection with the human papillomavirus (hpv). Hpv is a sexually transmitted disease (std) which is also associated with genital warts. Women who have been exposed to hpv or who have reduced immune function or who are at risk for other stds are at higher risk for cervical cancer. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Only certain cancers: Population-based studies have confirmed that patients with celiac disease are at increased risk of mortality. However, they do not seem to be at an increased risk only to lymphoproliferative malignancy (of lymph nodes) and gastrointestinal cancer. A gluten free diet may reduce those cancers, possibly reduce the increased mortality as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sensitive to testost: Both men and women produce the hormones of estrogen, Progesterone and testosterone. The difference is in amounts, but if either men or women have deficiency or excess of these hormones, symptoms are likely to occur. Pcos (polycystic ovary synd) often causes testosterone to be too high in women, but can be treated. Not enough testosterone in women decreases libido, stamina and strength. ...Read more
Numerous: Pregnancy changes the body in multiple ways. In a young indiviual , these changes generally are well adapted to, but can be taxing to some even at that age. An older pregnant woman may be at risk for a lot of things like, chromosomal abnormalities in the baby, diabetes, hypertension, preterm labor, to name a few. Although there may be increased complications, a normal pregnancy is still possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After C-section: The uterus is a muscle that can rupture, or tear. Most commonly, uterine rupture occurs at the site of scar formation. For example, after a woman has a cesarean section (in which the uterus is opened and stitched back together), a scar will form. This scar in the uterus could tear apart during a subsequent labor, increasing the chance of uterine rupture. ...Read more
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Do most families have someone in them who has/had cancer? Are there actually many families without any cancer?
Cancer is common: This is true from the most highly-developed, medically-sophisticated families to the world's poorest poor, with young mothers dying without help from cancer of the cervix. Cancer is a family of diseases that result from accumulated genetic mutations, and is a fact of life for multicellular organisms such as ourselves. Thankfully, we now cure a majority of cancers. ...Read more
Probably not...: ...at least not serious infections. When IUDs were new, it they seemed to predispose to pelvic inflammatory disease (PID, fallopian tube infection). It turned out this was a problem for just one type, the Dalkon Shield, no longer on the market. IUDs today have little if any effect on serious infections. But to be safe, if a vaginal infection, STD, etc is present, insertion is delayed until cured. ...Read more
As above: I am not aware of the one that does. Talk with u pcp about it. ...Read more
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