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Ovum (Definition)

Ovum is one proper name for the female gamete, also called oocyte, and (most commonly) 'egg.' ova (plural) exist in the ovaries of females, and are released in the reproductive years during ovulation. Most ova are lost not through ovulation, but some believe through ...Read more


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Sudden onset pelvic pain 7 days aft conception.3 weeks on pregnancy is healthy but pelvic, abdo, lower back, belly button pain continue. Gynae unsure?

Sudden onset pelvic pain 7 days aft conception.3 weeks on pregnancy is healthy but pelvic, abdo, lower back, belly button pain continue. Gynae unsure?

Pregnancy related?: It sounds like your doctor is monitoring your pregnancy, probably with ultrasound, & has reassured you that nothing catastrophic-such as rupture of an ectopic pregnancy-happened Also, apparently the cause is not a threatened miscarriage. So cause of discomfort may not be pregnancy related. Review function/symptoms related to urinary or GI tracts; report any changes/new symptoms promptly to your OB ...Read more

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Rlq abdominal pain for 16 days? Appendicitis?

Rlq abdominal pain for 16 days? Appendicitis?

Maybe, but...: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniation? Stressors? Other risks? ...Read more

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Is lower abdominal pain normal after miscarriage best answer?

Pain and Miscarriage: It is very typical to have lower abdominal cramping after a miscarriage. It is usually worse when the bleeding is heavy. ...Read more

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Can this be an ectopic pregnancy: missed period (8 days in), dull pain in left lower abdomino, negative pregnancy test, history of ectopic pregnancy?

Can this be an ectopic pregnancy: missed period (8 days in), dull pain in left lower abdomino, negative pregnancy test, history of ectopic pregnancy?

Unlikely: It is unlikely an ectopic pregnancy, but there are other things that can give you this type of pain, including acure appendicitis (although that is usually right and center). You need to be checked, though, sooner than later. ...Read more

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Ovary pain after embryo transfer normal?

Ovary pain after embryo transfer normal?

Probably: The medications used during advanced fertility techniques can certainly cause formation of ovarian cysts. If you are having abdominal pain or discomfort after such a procedure, you absolutely must contact your doctor. This should be evaluated with specific labs and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Intense stomach pain after internal transvaginal scan?

Intense stomach pain after internal transvaginal scan?

Speak to your DR: Scan itself will not give ' intense stomach pain' problems you may give , like pelvic inflammatory disease ( pid ) and other problems, speak to your doctor, ( and results of scan ). ...Read more

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If I'm in week 7 of pregnancy, what does "yolk sac irregularity, missed abortion, gestational sac is in mid cavity" mean?

If I'm in week 7 of pregnancy, what does "yolk sac irregularity, missed abortion, gestational sac is in mid cavity" mean?

The whole report: You should send the whole report. Worrisome. "Missed abortion" does not sound right. Gestational sac in the midcavity is is most likely in relation to uterine cavity. ...Read more

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Is abdominal bloating normal after embryo transfer?

Is abdominal bloating normal after embryo transfer?

Yes: As the uterus grows "stretching" pains/cramps become more common. ...Read more

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Are implantation bleeding and a blighted ovum related?

Are implantation bleeding and a blighted ovum related?

Relationship: Implantation is when the conceptus (from union of egg & sperm) attach to the wall of the uterus.Bleeding most often does not occur with implantation. With a blighted ovum – implantation occurs but no embryo develops. ...Read more

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Severe cramps in lower abdomen that radiates to back. 24 days after surgical abortion. Impending period?

Severe cramps in lower abdomen that radiates to back.  24 days after surgical abortion. Impending period?

See MD: See your MD immediately for an exam some pain expected after a procedure but if severe you need immediate physical exam in ER call surgeon ASAP if far away. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lower abdomen after sex possible pregnancy?

Sharp pain in lower abdomen after sex possible pregnancy?

Pregnancy test.: Abdominal pain isn't a great indicator of pregnancy (it's too nonspecific). Some people who are pregnant have belly pains, and other people who are pregnant don't. The best thing to do is an at home urine pregnancy test. If it's negative and you still think you might be pregnant, do another test in 1 week. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Intense rlq pelvic pain months after a total hysterectomy? Ct of appendix ok, have a history of ovarian cysts, endometriosis, & adhesions

Intense rlq pelvic pain months after a total hysterectomy? Ct of appendix ok, have a history of ovarian cysts, endometriosis, & adhesions

Adhesions are likely: The thing that sounds most likely would be more adhesions. The worrisome thing would be a possible bowel obstruction due to adhesions but the ct should have shown this. ...Read more

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4wks post d&c. Severe cramps no bleeding. Ultrasound shows hematoma in uterus. Hcg =6.6. Leuteal cyst on ovary. What's going on?

4wks post d&c. Severe cramps no bleeding. Ultrasound shows hematoma in uterus. Hcg =6.6. Leuteal cyst on  ovary. What's going on?

Cervical Stenosis?: The doc on the scene would know more; however, based on what you have written, it sounds like you may have cervical stenosis. The basic idea is that the cervix won't open so menstrual blood can't get out and collects in the uterus. This is painful. Its usually treated with a D&C by dilating the cervix and cleaning out the clot. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Iui 11 day having leg pain abdominal pain?

Iui 11 day having leg pain abdominal pain?

Abdominal pain: Abdominal and leg pain 11 days after IUI could be due to couple of factors. The most likely is an ovarian cyst. Other possibilities include an infection, or if you are pregnant you could have an ectopic (or tubal pregnancy: which usually does not cause pain until the pregnancy is between 6 to 8 weeks.) there are other possibilities. You should see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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4wks pregnant scan shows growing sac everything s normal no ectopic, no appendicitis, no cyst having severe lower abdominal pain with on&off spottings?

4wks pregnant scan shows growing sac everything s normal no ectopic, no appendicitis, no cyst having severe lower abdominal pain with on&off spottings?

This situation: will actually require an in-person assessment to sort out. Any time abdominal pain is severe, with spotting in pregnancy - would want to make sure you don't have an ectopic pregnancy. An ectopic could become symptomatic at four weeks. I recommend that you be seen at the emergency room now. ...Read more

Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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Blighted Ovum (Definition)

A condition where a very early pregnancy appears normal when seen on an ultrasound, but the egg soon fails to ...Read more


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more