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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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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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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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Awareness for fgm/c female genital cutting===what are the health risks?

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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If I am dating someone who has genital herpes, how can I prevent getting the disease?

If I am dating someone who has genital herpes, how can I prevent getting the disease?

Condoms: It has been shown that if you are very careful and avoid contact during "known "infective periods still 10% will transmit hsv.My best answer: have partner start Valtrex (valacyclovir) treatment daily. ...Read more

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Hiv transmission via frottage and rubbing genitals? Especially if female is releasing a lot of vaginal fluids, & tip of the penis also rubbed

Hiv transmission via frottage and rubbing genitals? Especially if female is releasing a lot of vaginal fluids, & tip of the penis also rubbed

Low risk: In general, genital rubbing and frottage would not be a risk factor for HIV transmission. However, exposure to vaginal fluids which can contain and transmit HIV does pose a risk, especially in the presence of "broken genital skin" which may or may not be evident to the naked eye. ...Read more

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What are some female genital abnormalities?

What are some female genital abnormalities?

Many: 2 vaginas, double uterus, etc. Not sure exactly what you are asking? Try a google search. ...Read more

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How can we reduce female genital mutilation in the world?

How can we reduce female genital mutilation in the world?

Intervention by: Outside countries is often highly criticized with the issue of female genital mutilation. I believe that laws that carry no consequences are hollow. In countries where fgm has been banned, actually taking the next step and prosecuting criminal behavior may serve as a deterrent. ...Read more

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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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What is female genital cutting?

What is female genital cutting?

FGM: Female genital mutilation effects 140 million females across the world. Done w or w/out anesthesia it may involve removal of clitoral hood, clitoris, inner labia & / or out labia with objects such as a razor, scissors, broken glass or knives. It can lead to severe chronic pain, problems with childbirth, hemorrhage, infections & death. Infibulation is when the female's genitalia are sewn closed. ...Read more

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Is female genital cutting (fgc) ever necessary?

Is female genital cutting (fgc) ever necessary?

No way, is criminal: What poor female needs to have her clitoris ampuated so that any future sexual pleasure is denied. Plus the urinary and vaginal complications. ...Read more

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