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UFE: Treating Uterine Fibroids without Losing Your Uterus

Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) is a minimally invasive procedure to shrink or destroy uterine fibroids. Although fibroids are a common gynecologic condition, this procedure is not done by a gynecologist.

Vaginal Yeast Infections

Symptoms of vaginal yeast infections include burning, itching, and thick, white discharge. Yeast infections are easy to treat. Over-the-counter treatments are safe to use

Bacterial Vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a condition caused by changes in the amount of certain types of bacteria in your vagina. BV is common, and any woman can get it

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of a woman's reproductive organs. In 2013, about 88,000 women ages 15–44 in the United States were diagnosed with PID.

Endometriosis

Endometriosis happens when tissue similar to the lining of the uterus (womb) grows outside of the uterus. It may affect more than 11% of American women between 15 and 44

Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the cervix. The cervix is the lower, narrow end of the uterus (the hollow, pear-shaped organ where a fetus grows).

HPV, Human Papillomavirus

HPV is a group of more than 200 related viruses, some of which are spread through vaginal, anal, or oral sex. Sexually transmitted HPV types fall into two groups, low risk and high risk

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is a way for people who do not have HIV but who are at very high risk of getting HIV to prevent HIV infection by taking a pill every day.

Understanding Uterine Fibroids (leiomyomas)

Uterine fibroids are benign noncancerous tumors affecting women. Fibroids, also called leiomyomas, are made of muscle cells forming into balls and bumps that grow in the uterus.

Menorrhagia or Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

Menorrhagia is menstrual bleeding that lasts more than 7 days. It can also be bleeding that is very heavy.and can affect your quality of life.

Testicular Cancer, Symptoms and Treatment

Testicular cancer starts in the male gland known as a testicle or testis. It is most often found in men aged 15 - 44 years.

Chlamydia: The Most Common Bacterial STI and How to Avoid It

Chlamydia, caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis, is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted disease in the United States

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UFE: Treating Uterine Fibroids without Losing Your Uterus

Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) is a minimally invasive procedure to shrink or destroy uterine fibroids. Although fibroids are a common gynecologic condition, this procedure is not done by a gynecologist.

Trichomoniasis: A Common Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)

While not as common as HPV, chlamydia, and herpes, this less well-known infection affects 174 million people infected around the world each year.

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of a woman's reproductive organs. In 2013, about 88,000 women ages 15–44 in the United States were diagnosed with PID.