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What are the main structures of the female reproductive system?

What are the main structures of the female reproductive system?

Pelvic anatomy: The uterus is lined by the endometrium, and is connected to the vagina at the bottom and the right and left fallopian tubes exit towards the top. Normal ovaries sit on either side just below the tubes. The cervix is the name for the lowermost part of the uterus. ...Read more

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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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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Can you tell me how the female reproductive system work when infertile?

Can you tell me how the female reproductive system work when infertile?

Varies tremendously: Infertility has many causes and thus the reproductive system has many changes when infertile. You are 40 and decreasing egg number and quality are important causes of infertility. We need to make sure the woman is ovulating and releasing an egg. We also need to check for female anatomy and sperm number and function. You should seek the advice of a specialist if you have concerns. ...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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What are the organs of the female reproductive system?

What are the  organs of the female reproductive system?

See below: Uterus, ovaries, oviduct vagina and, please do not ignore it, the brain! breasts enlarge to produce milk for the product. I say the brain because it is often true that the more a child is wanted, the harder it is to get pregnant. ...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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Someone told that ichthammol glycerin is useful for eradicating any kind of inflammatory problem of the female reproductive system.Is that true?

Someone told that ichthammol glycerin is useful for eradicating any kind of inflammatory problem of the female reproductive system.Is that true?

Ichthammol Uses: The following are normal uses for ichthammol: treating insect bites and stings from mosquitoes, spiders and bees, treatment of boils, removing splinters and slivers, treating plant irritations, such as nettles or poison ivy, treating minor skin infections such as an ingrown toenails, treating minor skin irritation in pets. ...Read more

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Is there a term for a person who has a full female reproductive system, but a male pelvic bone from birth?

Is there a term for a person who has a full female reproductive system, but a male pelvic bone from birth?

A woman: A person with a "full female reproductive system" is called a woman, regardless of whether or not she walks, talks, or thinks like a woman; and of course, regardless of what shape her pelvic bone happens to be. Pelvic bones come in all shapes and sizes, with features likely running in the family. ...Read more

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Whats a good way to insure a healthy female reproductive system. Are there any foods or drinks good for female reproductive.Any vaccine for std?

Whats a good way to insure a healthy female reproductive system. Are there any foods or drinks good for female reproductive.Any vaccine for std?

Healthy Reproductive: Systems can be maintained by always using barrier protection when having any sexual encounters. Hpv (the virus that causes abnormal pap smears) is spread by unprotected sex--as is genital herpes, hiv/aids, gonorrhea ; chlamydia.Because some of these diseases are not symptomatic in women, damage to uterus and fallopian tubes can cause infertility and chronic pelvic pain. Too late for hpv vaccine. ...Read more

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Pls can u give example of some of antibiotics used for infections of female reproductive system? Thanks

Too many to list: Penicillins, clindamycin, gentamycin, ciprofloxacin, Metronidazole are the more traditional examples, but it depends on several factors as to which one would be most suitable, depending on the diagnosis, side effects and antibiotic susceptibility of the infecting micro- organism (s). ...Read more

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I had a complete hysterectomy 15 yrs. Ago; why have i had some vaginal bleeding with moderate lower abdominal pain? I have had no female reproductive system at all for 15 yrs. On and off vaginal bleeding accompanied with lower moderate abdominal pain. I

I had a complete hysterectomy 15 yrs. Ago; why have i had some vaginal bleeding with moderate lower abdominal pain? I have had  no female reproductive system at all for 15 yrs.  On and off vaginal bleeding accompanied with lower moderate abdominal pain. I

Your : Your symptoms are very concerning and you need a full gynecological workup. Even though you had a full hysterectomy, you may still have a cervix, and that can cause problems. Other vaginal problems can cause bleeding. Please call your ob-gyn and arrange a complete evaluation. If you have increased bleeding, pain, or light-headedness/fainting, then you would need to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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Female, 32 years old, IDC with two tumors, one 1.4X1.7 and the other .5. Bx results ER+/PR-/HER2-. Ki67 is 50. Plan is mastectomy and tamoxifen for 5 years. Question is does the patient need chemotheraphy as well.

Female, 32 years old, IDC with two tumors, one 1.4X1.7 and the other .5.  Bx results ER+/PR-/HER2-.  Ki67 is 50.  Plan is mastectomy and tamoxifen for 5 years.  Question is does the patient need chemotheraphy as well.

What is nodal status: This is an area of controversy. If lymph nodes contain tumor, the answer is universally yes. If they do not have tumor, many oncologists would say with young age, tumor over 1 cm in size, and multifocal tumors, YES to chemotherapy. Remember that each cancer is unique, and only the doctors that have all of the information can give you the best recommendation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me if the reproductive system of a dwarf is the same length and size of a average sized female?

Achondroplasia is : the most common form of dwarfism, but there are over 200 types, so you need to specify which type. For A.D., the uterus can be normal size but its placement is abdominal, not pelvic. Penile & testicular size in males with AD can be within normal limits. The lungs can be compromised by malformations of the spine & rib cage, requiring expert care for labor & delivery of a little person female. ...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