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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


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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 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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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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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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Is coolsculpting on love handles safe?will it effect reproductive organs n cause infertility in future?age 23 female.

Is coolsculpting on love handles safe?will it effect reproductive organs n cause infertility in future?age 23 female.

Cool Sculpting: Consider doing a one on on HEALTHTAP virtual visit with one of the plastic surgeons. They can walk you through the details of Coolsculpting including the risks and benefits. It will not affect future fertility or your reproductive organs ...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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What anotomy of female urinary system?

What anotomy of female urinary system?

See link: The following link has a picture that shows the flow of the female urinary tract system, from the kidneys to the external urethral opening. http://urology.about.com/od/forwomen/ss/femaleurologysexualanatomy.htm. ...Read more

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Would male breast cancer reoccur in thyroid after 8 years of mastectomy, radiotherapy and chemotherapy?

Would male breast cancer reoccur in thyroid after 8 years of mastectomy, radiotherapy and chemotherapy?

Very unlikely: Very few cancers metastasize to the thyroid. I'll bet you it's a new tumor. The pathologist can tell for sure. ...Read more

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Best multivitamin for bad immune system. 25 yo female?

Best multivitamin for bad immune system. 25 yo female?

Please get your: vitamin D3 level checked by your doc for starters. If you need to supplement, D3 is used to boost immunity. Over the counter multivitamins are typically weak. Look for a label w/several hundred times the RDA levels in about 1/3 the ingredients. Peace and good health. How's your diet? ...Read more

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What hormones are needed to produce breast enlargement in males? Trans-gendered male wanting femine breasts; am type 1 diabetic; other wise healthy.

What hormones are needed to produce breast enlargement in males? Trans-gendered male wanting femine breasts; am type 1 diabetic; other wise healthy.

A : A doctor called an endocrinologist (hormone specialist) will be able to help you with this issue. The hormone estrogen is used for this purpose. Estrogen is given to the patient desiring female breasts to bring their level of estrogen to that of a woman. Please know that this treatment can cause serious health problems, such as tumors, heart attacks and blood clots, therefore an experienced doctor needs to be the one supervising this treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can ovarian function be restored in 16 year old with primary amenorrhea? Lsh 109 and LH 39 estradoil <73

Can ovarian function be restored in 16 year old with primary amenorrhea?  Lsh 109 and LH  39 estradoil <73

Unlikely: Presuming the 109 is fsh, it likely indicates ovarian failure. On rare occasions, there can be some eggs and ovulation can occur, but this would be highly unusual. It is important to see a specialist to make sure she is monitored for the general health, genetic and reproductive issues associated with ovarian failure. ...Read more

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Can male breast cancer reoccur in the thyroid after 8 years of mastectomy, radiotherapy and chemotherapy?

Can male breast cancer reoccur in the thyroid after 8 years of mastectomy, radiotherapy and chemotherapy?

Less likely: The thyroid would be an unusual spot for breast cancer to spread. More common sites would be bone, liver, lung and brain. But with cancer, anything is possible. If there is a nodule on the thyroid the best thing to do would be an ultrasound guided biopsy if it looks concerning. ...Read more

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To differentiate into male or female gonads approximately ____ after conception?

To differentiate into male or female gonads approximately ____ after conception?

Embryology: The gonads are structurally indistinguishable (ovary/testis) at the 5th week of gestation. Differentiation along either line is from around the 6th to the 9th week of gestation, or about 4-to-7 weeks after conception occurs. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Mastectomy (Definition)

A mastectomy is complete removal of all visible breast tissue. Different variations exist, some of which spare some or all of ...Read more