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Doctor insights on: Problems In Female Reproductive System

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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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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Cystitis is a problem that can occur in the female and male reproductive systems?

Cystitis is a problem that can occur in the female and male reproductive systems?

Bladder: Cystitis is an inflammation of the urinary bladder. The bladder is not part of the reproductive system in either males or females. ...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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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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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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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 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 accessory glands in the male reproductive system?

What are the accessory glands in the male reproductive system?

See remarks: there are several accessory glands 1) prostate & seminal vesicles :they provide a medium & reservoir for the sperm .The bulk of the ejaculate is the product of these 2 organs.(the sperm is a minute part of the ejaculate. 2) Littre glands : these glands below the prostate provide lubrication These are the basic accessory glands ...Read more

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Can lower levels of estrogen/progesterone affect your GI tract? Or does estrogen/progesterone, in females, play a role in how our GI tract performs?

Can lower levels of estrogen/progesterone affect your GI tract?  Or does estrogen/progesterone, in females, play a role in how our GI tract performs?

Hormone receptors: There are definitely estrogen & Progesterone receptors in the GI tract. For example, high Progesterone levels in pregnancy lead to loosening of the valve closing off the stomach from the esophagus. This causes increased acid reflux. We also know that giving menopausal women estrogen probably reduces risk of colon cancer. Many women have changes in GI function related to their period cycles. ...Read more

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How does gonorrhea affect the reproductive system?

How does gonorrhea affect the reproductive system?

Invasion: Gc passes from one to another via intimate contact. If this involves the genitals, it invades the male urine tube and can be found in the sperm producing gland and structures. Pain on voiding is common as is discharge.In females, it can invade the outside glands, the lining of the cervix, uterus and fallopian tube(abdominal pain).It can invade the blood in either sex & reduce fertility in both. ...Read more

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