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Miscarriage- spontaneous abortionLaparoscopy- Under anesthesia, abdomen distended with carbon dioxide gas to make organs easier to see,- tube with a light on it is inserted through tiny incision,- can remove tissue with laparoscope
Breast DisordersMastectomy- surgical removal of the breastMammogram- breast x-ray to detect tumors, recommended annually for women over 40.
Endometrial tissue found outside the uterusAbnormal patches of the uterine lining Results in internal bleeding, inflammation of surrounding areas and formation of scar tissue, dysmenorrhea, infertility, heavy or irregular bleedingCause: Unknown
Cervical CancerTest to detect cancer of the cervix is called Papanicolaou (pap) smearShould be done annuallyRX- early detection, hysterectomy, chemotherapy, and radiation
Bacterial infection caused by a staphylococcus organismSym- fever, rash and hypotensionCause use of tamponsTX-antibioticsToxic Shock Syndrome
Genital HerpesA viral infection STDBurning sensation with small blisters on genitaliaSym- disappear after 2 weeks but will continue to reappear throughout the lifetime of the individual.Females may need a C-section to prevent infection of newborn during childbirth.
ContraceptionMethods of preventing pregnancy and in some instances, some degree of protection against STDs. Understanding required for practice as a health care worker.SterilizationMale- VasectomyFemale-Tubal ligation