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Female genital mutilation. What is your reaction to this topic?

Female genital mutilation. What is your reaction to this topic?

Agree w Dr Sinclair: It's an awful practice. Female genital mutilation can lead to death, severe chronic pain, hemorrhage, urinary retention, urinary tract infections, keloid scars, strictures, fistula, incontinence, infertility, painful intercourse, painful periods, neuroma, recurrent infections, septicemia, transmission of hepatitis, tetanus, HIV & difficulty with childbirth. This doesn't address the emotional >. ...Read more

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Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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What symptoms typically go along with female genital cutting?

What symptoms typically go along with female genital cutting?

FGM or cutting: Here is an article on female genital cutting i submitted and edited for health and human services and webmd: http://women.Webmd.Com/news/20000713/doctors-must-gain-better-understanding-of-female-genital-mutilation. ...Read more

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Treating Genital Warts (Checklist)

Wear condoms during sexual intercourse
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Get treated promptly
Once
Avoid multiple partners
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What are some health problems caused by female genital cutting (fgc)?

What are some health problems caused by female genital cutting (fgc)?

Urinary and vaginal: Most common urinary problem after fgc is urethral maetal stenosis (narrowing) due to scarring around and especially above the urinary maetus & urinary incontinence. Vaginal narrowing is a major problem, which if severe may cause retained menstrual flow. Will need to have vaginoplasty surgery to open vagina for intercourse. Scarred vagina liable to obstruct an obstetric delivery. Psyche probloms. ...Read more

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Living with Genital Herpes (Checklist)

Avoid sex when you have an outbreak
once
Take antiviral drugs to decrease frequency of outbreaks
once
Take antiviral drugs to decrease shedding the virus
once
Avoid oral sex when you have fever blisters
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I heard that tail bone is connected with female genital track.If I have problems with bone does it mean I should expect female problems too?

I heard that tail bone is connected with female genital track.If I have problems with bone does it mean I should expect female problems too?

Pubococcigeal muscle: I don't thing so. The pubocoggigeal muscle has a role in the closing and opening the urine flow and some role during the kegel exercises that help to preserve the muscles of the pelvic floor somehow related to sexuality. It is unlikely coccyx ( tail bone)pain or fractures have a direct effect in the female genital tract. Do kegels exercises. If you experience problems consult your dr. ...Read more

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What's the most natural treatment for female genital cutting?

What's the most natural treatment for female genital cutting?

I don't know if you: Are referring to treatment of freshly mutilated female genitalia or if you are referring complications from previous surgery such as severe chronic pain, urinary retention, urinary tract infections, keloid scars, strictures, fistula, incontinence, infertility, painful intercourse, painful periods, neuroma, recurrent infections, septicemia, transmission of hepatitis, tetanus & hiv. There is no 1. ...Read more

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Treating Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Checklist)

Ask for STD testing
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Have your partner get STD testing
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Take all of your medication exactly as prescribed
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Use condoms when having intercourse to prevent STD transmission
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Awareness for fgm/c female genital cutting===what are the health risks?

Female Genital : Mutilation can lead to death, severe chronic pain, hemorrhage, urinary retention, urinary tract infections, keloid scars, strictures, fistula, incontinence, infertility, painful intercourse, painful periods, neuroma, recurrent infections, septicemia, transmission of hepatitis, tetanus, HIV & difficulty with childbirth. This doesn't address the emotional damage & horror inflicted. ...Read more

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