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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

Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo
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Breast Reconstruction (Definition)

Breasts can be reconstructed using implants or a patients own tissue. If you use your own tissue either a flap (attached to the body) or free fat can be transfered to the breast. Using your own tissue requires a donor site on your body. Implants can be used to replace the lost breast tissue. The implant is placed under the breast muscle. Nipples and areola ...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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How long is recovery time after having breast reconstruction?

How long is recovery time after having breast reconstruction?

2-6 weeks depending: There are many different types of breast reconstruction procedure (implants vs various techniques that use our own tissue), each with varied recovery times (2-6 weeks). The most complex procedures (eg microsurgical breast reconstruction) usually require 4-6 weeks of recovery time. ...Read more

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With breast reconstruction, can I change the size of my breasts?

With breast reconstruction, can I change the size of my breasts?

Sure: To get the best result from a breast reconstruction, we sometimes change the size of the breasts - either bigger or smaller depending on the situation. In this difficult situation, it also affords the patient the opportunity to sometimes get the breasts she has always wanted. ...Read more

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How long does it take to have breast reconstruction after masectomy?

How long does it take to have breast reconstruction after masectomy?

It can be immediate: Breast reconstruction can be performed at the time of mastectomy. It can be a staged procedure where a tissue expander is placed at the time of mastectomy and implants are placed later. If the patient needs radiation therapy the implants are usually placed after completion of radiation. Timing is dependent on why the mastectomy is being performed and whether there will be adjuvant therapy. ...Read more

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How can I make someone feel special after breast reconstruction surgery?

How can I make someone feel special after breast reconstruction surgery?

Life After breast ca: Encourage her to live life to the fullest. Remind her that breasts don't make her and don't make a woman. Now that she has a second chance at life she needs to forget the past live in the present and look forward to all the wonderful things ahead in her life. I.e. children, grandchildren, graduations. ...Read more

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How is breast reconstruction done after mastectomy?

How is breast reconstruction done after mastectomy?

Lots of ways: There are many options these days for reconstruction; some simple and some complex depending on each patients needs and desires. Talk with a plastic surgeon or try www.Plasticsurgery.Org. Good luck. ...Read more

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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