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Is there a term for a person who has a full female reproductive system, but a male pelvic bone from birth?

Is there a term for a person who has a full female reproductive system, but a male pelvic bone from birth?

A woman: A person with a "full female reproductive system" is called a woman, regardless of whether or not she walks, talks, or thinks like a woman; and of course, regardless of what shape her pelvic bone happens to be. Pelvic bones come in all shapes and sizes, with features likely running in the family. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


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What brain parts control the female reproductive system?

What brain parts control the female reproductive system?

HPO (short version): It's called the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis (hpo.) the highest center is the hypothalamus, which prouces gnrh; this talks to the pituitary gland, which will produce fsh and lh in response. The ovaries respond to fsh and lh. ...Read more

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What does the female reproductive system produce?

What does the female reproductive system produce?

Off-spring: Female reproductive system is an over-arching term used to describe all organs in a female body needed to reproduce = produce off-spring: the vagina, the uterus, the ovaries, and the parts of the brain that govern the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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What parts of the male reproductive system and the female reproductive system does HVI effect?

What parts of the male reproductive system and the female reproductive system does HVI effect?

Does not affect any: HIV causes Immune deficiency and patients are more prone to infections which most people with normal immune system do not get HIV does not directly have ant effect on the male or female reproductive system but are more prone to infections of the reproductive system indirectly ...Read more

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Which hormones are involved in the female reproductive system?

Which hormones are involved in the female reproductive system?

Many: Estrogen is produced usually when an egg is developing at the beginning of the reproductive cycle, responding to a FSH elevation from the pituitary. Then the LH surge occurs causing ovulation, which then produces Progesterone to help maintain implantation if pregnancy occurs. ...Read more

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Someone told that ichthammol glycerin is useful for eradicating any kind of inflammatory problem of the female reproductive system.Is that true?

Someone told that ichthammol glycerin is useful for eradicating any kind of inflammatory problem of the female reproductive system.Is that true?

Ichthammol Uses: The following are normal uses for ichthammol: treating insect bites and stings from mosquitoes, spiders and bees, treatment of boils, removing splinters and slivers, treating plant irritations, such as nettles or poison ivy, treating minor skin infections such as an ingrown toenails, treating minor skin irritation in pets. ...Read more

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Whats a good way to insure a healthy female reproductive system. Are there any foods or drinks good for female reproductive.Any vaccine for std?

Whats a good way to insure a healthy female reproductive system. Are there any foods or drinks good for female reproductive.Any vaccine for std?

Healthy Reproductive: Systems can be maintained by always using barrier protection when having any sexual encounters. Hpv (the virus that causes abnormal pap smears) is spread by unprotected sex--as is genital herpes, hiv/aids, gonorrhea ; chlamydia.Because some of these diseases are not symptomatic in women, damage to uterus and fallopian tubes can cause infertility and chronic pelvic pain. Too late for hpv vaccine. ...Read more

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What are the main structures of the female reproductive system?

What are the main structures of the female reproductive system?

Pelvic anatomy: The uterus is lined by the endometrium, and is connected to the vagina at the bottom and the right and left fallopian tubes exit towards the top. Normal ovaries sit on either side just below the tubes. The cervix is the name for the lowermost part of the uterus. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the female reproductive system work when infertile?

Can you tell me how the female reproductive system work when infertile?

Varies tremendously: Infertility has many causes and thus the reproductive system has many changes when infertile. You are 40 and decreasing egg number and quality are important causes of infertility. We need to make sure the woman is ovulating and releasing an egg. We also need to check for female anatomy and sperm number and function. You should seek the advice of a specialist if you have concerns. ...Read more

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What are the organs of the female reproductive system?

What are the  organs of the female reproductive system?

See below: Uterus, ovaries, oviduct vagina and, please do not ignore it, the brain! breasts enlarge to produce milk for the product. I say the brain because it is often true that the more a child is wanted, the harder it is to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Are there any birth control pills that won't cause forms of reproductive cancers?

Are there any birth control pills that won't cause forms of reproductive cancers?

Yes: Birth control pills prevent ovarian and endometrial cancers. Cervical cancer is increased due to most pill users do not use condoms and are more at risk for hpv infection which can cause cervical cancer. There is a small increase in breast cancer with more than 10 years use, but these patients tend to have a much less aggressive form o breast cancer. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst still present after 3 months of birth control and painful obgyn not doing anything what should i do im worried about my reproductive heal?

Ovarian cyst still present after 3 months of birth control and painful obgyn not doing anything what should i do im worried about my reproductive heal?

Depends: Birth control won't really get rid of ovarian cyst, just prevent follicles or egg cysts from forming. It really depends on if they are complex cysts and the size. If pain isn't tolerable you may need laparoscopy. However, there is always the possibility of complications with surgery. IF all else fails seek a second opinion with another GYN ...Read more

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I'm taking birth control pills but still have excessively heavy periods. Never get cramps or pain but im worried. Is it a reproductive problem?

I'm taking birth control pills but still have excessively heavy periods. Never get cramps or pain but im worried. Is it a reproductive problem?

See your doctor: You may need to change to a different contraception. Your doctor can suggest another brand based on a better understanding of your condition or do additional tests if necessary. ...Read more

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Garcinia Cambodia pills side effects? heard they effect women reproductive organs. results of weight loss lasting? Does it effect birth control pills?

Garcinia Cambodia pills side effects? heard they effect women reproductive organs. results of weight loss lasting? Does it effect birth control pills?

Not a medicine: garcinia "might" prevent fat storage and control appetite; but, this has not been proven in humans. because GC is an unregulated substance nobody has spent any time studying it scientifically; I am unaware of any consistent proven effects on female reproduction. ...Read more

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How much time until birth control leaves your system?

How much time until birth control leaves your system?

24 hours: The effect of birth control stops as early as 24 hrs, when the next pill is due. Women can plan to become pregnant the first cycle after they stopped their birth control pills. ...Read more

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How long does it take for birth control to leave your system?

How long does it take for birth control to leave your system?

Not too long : The amount of time would vary slightly based on the formulation. However, despite the medication being 'out of their systems', many women find that the return of a birdman menstrual cycle can take on the order of weeks to months. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more


Dr. Michael Opsahl
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Female Reproductive System (Definition)

The female reproductive system is a complex organ system that includes sex hormones and organs such as the ovaries, uterus, fallopian ...Read more