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Doctor insights on: Endometriosis Female Reproductive System

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Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

An abnormal condition where the lining tissue of the uterus, is located outside the uterus. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...Read more


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Can chemotherapy affect female reproductive organs negatively?

Can chemotherapy affect female reproductive organs negatively?

Chemo and ovaries: Yes, some chemotherapies can cause failure of the ovaries at an early age. ...Read more

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What hormones help regulate human reproductive in male or female?

What hormones help regulate human reproductive in male or female?

Lots: Many hormones regulate reproduction. Fsh and LH help to grow and mature the eggs. Tsh (thryoid hormone system) and prolactin (milk hormones) help regulate the environment of ovulation. Male hormones such as testosterone and dheas affect ovulation and implantation. This is just the beginning. ...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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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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Can an abdominal/pelvic CT damage your ovaries, eggs, reproductive organs or effect fertility?

Can an abdominal/pelvic CT damage your ovaries, eggs,  reproductive organs or effect fertility?

When used: appropriately for diagnostic imaging, no. Direct radiation to the pelvis could potentially damage an early pregnancy, which is why they always ask you if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Can having ringworm affect a womans reproductive organs?

Can having ringworm affect a womans reproductive organs?

Yes: Ring worm occurs in the groin quite commonly. You may try an over the counter remedy. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Can ringworm affect a womans reproductive organs?

Can ringworm affect a womans reproductive organs?

NEVER: "Ringworm" is not a real medical term. Most of the time I see a person referred for this they have something different. Usually this refers to tinea cruris or tinea corporis due to a dermaphyte. These affect only the surface of the skin, are easy to cure, and must be defined in terms of the source. WE need too know where it came from. Of course you may well have something other than a fungus. ...Read more

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Could IBS affect male fertility?

Could IBS affect male fertility?

No: Ibs is an inflammatory disease of the bowel. It does not affect the testicles and should not cause infertility. ...Read more

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Does Tuberculosis lymphadenitis affect female's fertility? Periods are normal.

Does Tuberculosis lymphadenitis affect  female's fertility? Periods are normal.

TB Salpingitis: It is possible to get infertility from TB. The TB infection would have to affect the female genital organs. Tuberculosis salpingitis, fortunately is not very common. ...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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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