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Reproductive Organs (Overview)

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 communicable sexually transmitted diseases.


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How can you cleanse your female reproductive organs?

How can you cleanse your female reproductive organs?

Don't: I would not suggest this...It can disrupt the normal bacteria and pH (acidity). This can lead to bacterial and yeast problems. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Overview)

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 communicable sexually transmitted diseases.


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What are common diseases of the reproductive organs?

What are common diseases of the reproductive organs?

Reproductive Organ: Breast, prostate, uterine, penile, ovarian, testicular cancers, benign prostatic hypertrophy, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, etc. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: reproductive organs?

What is the definition or description of: reproductive organs?

See below: 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 communicable sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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I think there might be something wrong with my reproductive organs. How do I get checked?

See your physician.: Make an appointment to see your personal physician to discuss your concerns. They will examine you and order appropriate tests as necessary. Best wishes. ...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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Is possible to make a sex change leaving the reproductive organs of the prior gender inside?

Is possible to make a sex change leaving the reproductive organs of the prior gender inside?

Not in Reputable Ctr: Gender reassignment includes the understanding of a need to have a way out if the patient has second thoughts. This is done in reputable ctrs by having one live as the other gender for at least a year with the aid of hormonal manipulation. Long term gender change requires the removal of internal structures that would make hormones that compete with the new gender and limit success of the change. ...Read more

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How long does it take before PID starts to damage reproductive organs permanently?

How long does it take before PID starts to damage reproductive organs permanently?

No safe interval: There's no absolutely 'safe' time period, so if you are infected (or worry that you might be) you must treat right away. Females may very quickly suffer some damage, or not at all; males rarely become infertile from chlamydia infection. Good wishes, and I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I want to know the different tests required to check fertility, as well as, a check of the entire reproductive organs. What are the test called?

I want to know the different tests required to check fertility, as well as, a check of the entire reproductive organs. What are the test called?

Check out these: Links. Best of luck! Http://www. M.webmd. Com/baby/features/fertility-tests-women. Http://m.voices. Yahoo. Com/10-herbs-promote-fertility-increase-chances-2491984.html. Http://www. Doctoroz. Com/videos/best-natural-anti-depressants? Page=3. ...Read more

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What can cause tearing pain in the left side of a 72 yo woman, she has no reproductive organs. This has been going on for 8mnrhs we been to doctors?

What can cause tearing pain in the left side of a 72 yo woman, she has no reproductive organs. This has been going on for 8mnrhs we been to doctors?

Left sided pain: Post surgery can be adhesions- fibrous scar which cause organs/tissues to stick together instead of gliding over Unless adhesions cause obstruction they are usually only diagnosed by surgery -laparoscopy where they can take them apart. R/o kidney stone, or bowel ischemia, or spasms or avascular necrosis of hip (pain w/ gait). Diverticulitis would cause fever. f/u/with doc/surgeon ...Read more

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Which hormones interact with the reproductive organs?

Which hormones interact with the reproductive organs?

Many hormones affect: The most well-known reproductive hormones are the gonadotropins, fsh and lh, from the pituitary gland, and the steroid hormones, estrogen and Progesterone in women, and testosterone in men.

The gonadotropins stimulate the gonads, and the gonads make hormones that stimulate uterine lining and secondary sex characteristics. ...Read more

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What are good vitamins for healthy reproductive organs?

What are good vitamins for healthy reproductive organs?

Depends on age/sex: Health sexual organs depends on overall health. Folic acid is needed for women who are intending to have children. Otherwise health diet and exercise is all you need. ...Read more

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Hi. My aunt was operated and her female internal reproductive organs were removed. But after operation she has bleeding during urine. What to do?

Hi. My aunt was operated and her female internal reproductive organs were removed. But after operation she has bleeding during urine. What to do?

Emergency room: She needs to be evaluated by a medical doctor asap. It sounds as if there could have been injury to her bladder during surgery and this could cause severe infections, structural problems with bladder. Immediate medical attention is necessary. ...Read more

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Can ringworm affect a womans reproductive organs?

Can ringworm affect a womans reproductive organs?

NEVER: "Ringworm" is not a real medical term. Most of the time I see a person referred for this they have something different. Usually this refers to tinea cruris or tinea corporis due to a dermaphyte. These affect only the surface of the skin, are easy to cure, and must be defined in terms of the source. WE need too know where it came from. Of course you may well have something other than a fungus. ...Read more

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Can having ringworm affect a womans reproductive organs?

Can having ringworm affect a womans reproductive organs?

Yes: Ring worm occurs in the groin quite commonly. You may try an over the counter remedy.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Can something from the female reproductive organs cause hematuria?

Can something from the female reproductive organs cause hematuria?

Hematuria: Blood from uterus during menses can appear in urine -- but this is not true hematuria. Hematuria has a source: bladder, ureter, kidney; female organs can erode into bladder if the organ is inflamed or neoplastic; otherwise, there is no connection ...Read more

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Is there any research showing that laptops cause harm/cancer to male or female reproductive organs?

Is there any research showing that laptops cause harm/cancer to male or female reproductive organs?

Yes, indirectly.: The male testes are situated outside the body cavity because they are designed to optimally function a few degrees below normal body temperature. Sources of heat like warm laptops and electric blankets if used excessively can decrease male fertility. There is inconclusive data on whether electromagnetic fields from laptops and cell phones causes direct damage to these organs. ...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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Car wreck, messed up periods. Did my reproductive organs just shut down after trauma?

Car wreck, messed up periods. Did my reproductive organs just shut down after trauma?

No, but: No, but the hormonal axis can be disrupted for a few months after a trauma. ...Read more

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During post strep glomerulonephritis, can it weaken the defence system as well as affect tissue repair ability of the reproductive organs and tissues?

During post strep glomerulonephritis, can it weaken the defence system as well as affect tissue repair ability of the reproductive organs and tissues?

No: The effect is on the kidney and would not have affected other organs. Although once common, this is really a rare complication from a strep infection over the past several decades at least in the US. ...Read more

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How advanced are "stem cells" with regards to male reproductive organs' tissue regeneration. Mainly for treating trauma of delicate tissues. Curious!

How advanced are "stem cells" with regards to male reproductive organs' tissue regeneration. Mainly for treating trauma of delicate tissues. Curious!

Not advanced: Stem cells by definition are primitive cells that can differentiate into multiple cell types. Consult this site for info.

http://stemcells. Nih. Gov/info/basics/Pages/Default. Aspx ...Read more

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Under what circumstance will post streptococcal glomerulonephritis lead to nephrotic syndrome? Will it weaken immunity of reproductive organs?

Under what circumstance will post streptococcal glomerulonephritis lead to nephrotic syndrome? Will it weaken immunity of reproductive organs?

Rarely and no: In nephrotic syndrome there is a large amount of protein in the urine because of abnormally porous filters in the kidneys and is a chronic progressive problem with many different causes. Post strep glomerulonephritis is an acute inflammatory autoimmune disease following a strep infection where even blood cells get thru but usually resolves. Neither affects reproductive organs or their "immunity". ...Read more

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Is it truly safe to use boric acid suppositories for recurrent bv/yeast? Could they cause damage to the body or reproductive organs?

Is it truly safe to use boric acid suppositories for recurrent bv/yeast? Could they cause damage to the body or reproductive organs?

Safe, helps prevent: Recent research has shown vaginal boric acid capsues to usually be effective in preventing recurrent BV or yeast. However, it is not recommended (or likely to be effective) in treating an active infection. It is considered harmless. ...Read more

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Have a pap smear once a year to test for cancer. What other tests should I be having done to know if my reproductive organs are healthy?

Have a pap smear once a year to test for cancer. What other tests should I be having done to know if my reproductive organs are healthy?

Routine lab: Tsh, cbc, cmp, vit d. Other tests, labs depending in your health, symptoms (vaginal bleeding, nipple discharge, unsual headaches etc...), your age (ie, menopausal, or near menopausal), if trying to get pregnant but cannot. Lots of scenarios. Talk to your doctor for advice, that what we do. ...Read more