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What Percentage Of Women Have Abortions
Depends: Approximately 30% of patients in an infertility practice have some degree of endometriosis; the disease can impact egg quality, decrease sperm surivival and thereby hinder implantation, impair embryo development, and decrease receptivity of the uterus to implantation. It is important to seek care with a fertility specialist early to learn options to help improve your fertility. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Not Uncommon: One significant risk factor for breast cancer is a history of prior breast cancer. Considering our high cure rates for early breast cancer, this scenario is not uncommon. If they are 2 independent cancers, the chance for cure is stage-dependent, just like any other woman with breast cancer.If it occurs in the opposite breast, some women are more inclined to choose double mastectomy to avoid a 3rd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Higher chances at 42: Without knowing much about you as an individual other than your age & cysts, fertility decreases every year after 40 and it is very difficult to conceive at 45 or older with your own eggs for most women (always exceptions). 41-42 year olds may have a 15-25% chance of success with more high-tech fertility treatment like ivf. See a reproductive endocrinologist. Cysts may be a sign of low egg supply. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oopherectomy: Depends on the age of the patient! ...Read more
10-15%: The overall rate is about 10-15%. Most can still achieve orgasm through masturbation but not through intercourse. Sexual therapy can be very helpful to over come this problem. A small vibrator (sold as neck massages in pharmacies) can also be useful. Certain medications can cause this. Dont be embarrassed to ask your obgyn about this common problem. ...Read more
Variable: There may be no symptoms at all. For those who acquire a cancer producing strain the pap smears may be the first issue & later show the effects of the disease. If external forms are acquired, lesions vary early from small pimple like bumps to large wart like clusters of material that both thicken & spread. You may have an exceedingly foul smelling discharge. ...Read more
Rare: Less than 1%.Get a more detailed answer ›
Women that don't have children have a relative risk of 1.6 - 1.9 of getting breast cancer. What does this actually mean though?
Breast feeding: seems to reduce your risk. If the average risk is 1, those who never had children or breast fed are 1.6-1.9 times more likely to get breast cancer. Another way to look at this is to call breast feeding a treatment. Those who "receive" it (i.e breast feed) are 1/1.9 or 50 percent less likely to get breast cancer. ...Read more
Less than 1%.: Using an intra-uterine devices (iud) is a very effective method of contraception - about as effective as surgery to have your "tubes tied." the rate of ectopic pregnancy, a pregnancy outside the normal location in the uterus, occurs in less than 1% of IUD users. This is a lower rate than ectopic pregnancies in women who do not use an iud. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably...: Known to us, every life event or disease is always caused by multiple factors. Somehow, HPV has special affinity to cervix, vagina, vulva, anus, rectum, & oropharynx, and estimated that 90% of cervical cancer are probably caused by some types of HPV, especially 16 & 18 for some 65%. More? Review article in https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/hpv/statistics/cases.htm. ...Read more
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