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  • atrophy
  • Endometrial atrophy, uterine fibroids, and endometrial cancer are common causes of postmenopausal vaginal bleeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medically, this is called atrophic vaginitis or vaginal atrophy. (breastcancer.org)
  • Results from qualitative research of postmenopausal women with vulvar and vaginal atrophy (VVA) show that they recognize the significant physical, emotional and psychological consequences of untreated dyspareunia (painful sex) yet they continue to suffer because of misperceptions about the condition and a general lack of understanding about treatment options. (news-medical.net)
  • Newly released patient satisfaction survey results from a study of a novel investigational vaginal estrogen treatment show promise for improving quality of life and satisfaction for postmenopausal women who experience pain during sex and other symptoms associated with vulvar and vaginal atrophy (VVA). (news-medical.net)
  • InControl Medical, LLC, a women's health company focusing on female urinary incontinence, has received FDA clearance for their proprietary, patented, InToneMV, providing women who suffer with vaginal atrophy a smaller, more comfortable medical device for the treatment of stress, urge and mixed female urinary incontinence without surgery or drugs. (news-medical.net)
  • tissue
  • However, besides making sexual intercourse painful for the female, the practice is believed to increase the risk of transmitting sexually transmitted diseases for both partners, such as HIV, whose risk of transmission is increased by lacerations in the vaginal tissue resulting from the lack of lubrication. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vaginal cancers arise from vaginal tissue, with vaginal sarcomas develop from bone , cartilage , fat , muscle , blood vessels or other connective or supportive tissue. (wikipedia.org)
  • I notice excessive white tissue surrounding my vaginal opening. (medhelp.org)
  • cesarean
  • A spontaneous vaginal delivery ( SVD ) occurs when a pregnant female goes into labor without the use of drugs or techniques to induce labor, and delivers her baby in the normal manner, without forceps , vacuum extraction , or a cesarean section . (wikipedia.org)
  • A normal vaginal delivery ( NVD ) is a vaginal delivery, whether or not assisted or induced, usually used in statistics or studies to contrast with a delivery by cesarean section. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the increase in the frequency of asthma, atopic disease, and immune disorders mirrors the increase in the rate of cesarean delivery, the theory of vaginal seeding is to allow for proper colonization of the fetal gut and, therefore, reduce the subsequent risk of asthma, atopic disease, and immune disorders. (acog.org)
  • Find out if a vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC) could be an option for your next labor and delivery. (parents.com)
  • Planning for a vaginal birth after having a cesarean? (parents.com)
  • secretions
  • Plasma from vaginal walls due to vascular engorgement is considered to be the chief lubrication source, and the Bartholin's glands, located slightly below and to the left and right of the introitus (vaginal opening), also secrete mucus to augment vaginal-wall secretions. (wikipedia.org)
  • cervical
  • Cervical mucus lubricates the vaginal area, and this fluid should be more abundant leading up to a woman's ovulation time. (selfgrowth.com)
  • All of the information I find on the web discusses treatment modalities for cervical HGSIL, but not if located in the vaginal vault. (oncolink.org)
  • estradiol
  • Estring vaginal ring contains the active ingredient estradiol hemihydrate (previously spelt oestradiol hemihydrate in the UK), which is a naturally occuring form of the main female sex hormone, oestrogen. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • pregnant
  • An assisted vaginal delivery ( AVD ) or instrumental vaginal delivery occurs when a pregnant female goes into labor (with or without the use of drugs or techniques to induce labor), and requires the use of special instruments such as forceps or a vacuum extractor to deliver her baby vaginally. (wikipedia.org)
  • In recently pregnant women who have delivered or who have had a miscarriage, vaginal bleeding may be a sign of endometritis or retained products of conception . (wikipedia.org)
  • women
  • Some women (particularly Sub-Saharan women) practice dry sex, which involves the removal of vaginal lubrication in some way. (wikipedia.org)
  • But one reality of The Change for many women is less discussed yet no less important: problems with vaginal health and sexual function. (news-medical.net)
  • Chemotherapy
  • In general, treatment options for vaginal dysplasia include excision (sometimes called upper vaginectomy), laser, or treatment with Effudex (a topical chemotherapy agent). (oncolink.org)
  • applicator
  • Vaginal medicine in the form of a cream, foam, gel, or tablet is administered using a specific applicator that is provided by the manufacturer. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Fluids
  • ABSTRACT: Vaginal seeding refers to the practice of inoculating a cotton gauze or a cotton swab with vaginal fluids to transfer the vaginal flora to the mouth, nose, or skin of a newborn infant. (acog.org)
  • fluid
  • Vaginal fluid is slightly acidic and can become more acidic with certain sexually transmitted diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • The normal pH of vaginal fluid is between 3.8 and 4.5, whereas male semen is typically between 7.2 and 8.0 (a neutral substance has a pH of 7.0). (wikipedia.org)
  • bacteria
  • The intended purpose of vaginal seeding is to transfer maternal vaginal bacteria to the newborn. (acog.org)
  • Vaginal infections are treated with antibiotic medication to kill bacteria or other medications that kill yeast. (hhs.gov)
  • Bleeding
  • Vaginal bleeding occurs during 15-25% of first trimester pregnancies . (wikipedia.org)
  • The physical examination for evaluating vaginal bleeding typically includes visualization of the cervix with a speculum , a bimanual exam , and a rectovaginal exam . (wikipedia.org)
  • Whenever a patient comes to my office complaining of abnormal vaginal bleeding, it is important for me to explain to her what it is that I'm concerned about and how it is that I'm going to evaluate her problem. (acog.org)
  • sexual arousal
  • The findings suggest that VIP may participate in the control of the local physiological changes observed during sexual arousal: genital vasodilation and increase in vaginal lubrication. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hormonal
  • Vaginal symptoms can be a contributing factor, but there are often many other factors at work-ranging from hormonal and physical changes, to life stresses, to changes in your relationship with a spouse or partner. (breastcancer.org)
  • exam
  • Most vaginal tumors are located during a pelvic exam . (wikipedia.org)
  • He feels that the vaginal exam warrants a separate code besides his E&M service. (aapc.com)
  • absolutely Lisa is correct, a vaginal exam is no different than a mouth exam. (aapc.com)
  • I work at a family practivce for 7 physicians and we see pt that have problems with the vaginal area and they do vaginal exam we never charge it seperately its all part of the E/M visit. (aapc.com)