Obstetric intervention linked to post partum dyspareunia

February 2, 2015no responses, by: Women Health Center, Tags:

Post partum dyspareunia linked to Obstetric intervention according to a prospective cohort study published January 21 in BJOG. “Almost all women experience some pain during first sexual intercourse following childbirth,” lead author Ellie McDonald, PhD, from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, said in a news release. “However, our findings show the extent to [&hellip…

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Severe teenage acne linked to endometriosis

February 2, 2015no responses, by: Women Health Center, Tags:

Scientists have discovered that women with a record of severe acne in their adolescence are at considerably increased risk of endometriosis. (Dr. Jing Xie of Harvard Medical School in Boston) We should therefore consider early referral for patients with a history of severe teenage acne and non-specific symptoms, such as an irregular menstrual cycle or [&hellip…

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Salpingectomies routinely?

February 1, 2015no responses, by: Women Health Center, Tags:

You may be aware that we are now routinely offering patients bilateral salpingectomies at the time of hysterectomy. Although this was not recommended in the past, because of worries in hastening the onset of the menopause recent studies have suggested that this should be offered to all patients undergoing routine pelvic surgery. Much like studies [&hellip…

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