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Doctor insights on: Disease In Women Reproductive System

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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 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 organs of the male reproductive system make semen?

Which organs of the male reproductive system make semen?

Prostate etc.: Semen comes from the prostate, seminal vesicles and sperm from the epididymis and testicles. ...Read more

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How prevalent is pelvic inflammatory disease in sexually active females in the us?

How prevalent is pelvic inflammatory disease in sexually active females in the us?

Uncertain: It is estimated that three-quarters of a million cases are diagnosed each year, but many cases so diagnosed may have pain due to other causes. Conversely, a lot of evidence of PID at laparoscopy is found in persons who were unaware they had the problem. ...Read more

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Cystitis is a problem that can occur in the female and male reproductive systems?

Cystitis is a problem that can occur in the female and male reproductive systems?

Bladder: Cystitis is an inflammation of the urinary bladder. The bladder is not part of the reproductive system in either males or females. ...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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How does scoliosis affects a man reproductive systems?

How does scoliosis affects a man reproductive systems?

Not: I do not think there is any connection of scoliosis and then penis. I think you are alright but see your doctor for an exam just to be sure. ...Read more

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Does low testosterone in men affect the immune system?

Does low testosterone in men affect the immune system?

Not directly: Testosterone has little effect on the immune system directly. However, low testosterone can be associated with depression and that is associated with poor immune function. ...Read more

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Leading casues of the female infertility in young women ?

Leading casues of the female infertility in young women ?

Several: In women under age 30, the most common causes of infertility are damage to fallopian tubes, endometriosis, ovulation problems, and sperm problems. In addition, some women have problems with the ovaries themselves and without knowing it the ovaries work like a woman is in her 40's. ...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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Endometriosis and reproductive cancer run in my family. Will that have a detrimental effect on my reproductive system?

Endometriosis and reproductive cancer run in my family.  Will that have a detrimental effect on my reproductive system?

Maybe: That is difficult to predict. Some women with endometriosis have infertility and pelvic pain and other have no problems. Reproductive cancer can for obvious reasons disrupt childbearing but most cancers occur after women typically have children. So in general you should speak to you doctor about your individual risks and understand what you may do to protect yourself. ...Read more

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Can lower levels of estrogen/progesterone affect your GI tract? Or does estrogen/progesterone, in females, play a role in how our GI tract performs?

Can lower levels of estrogen/progesterone affect your GI tract?  Or does estrogen/progesterone, in females, play a role in how our GI tract performs?

Hormone receptors: There are definitely estrogen & Progesterone receptors in the GI tract. For example, high Progesterone levels in pregnancy lead to loosening of the valve closing off the stomach from the esophagus. This causes increased acid reflux. We also know that giving menopausal women estrogen probably reduces risk of colon cancer. Many women have changes in GI function related to their period cycles. ...Read more