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*  Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
... the ovaries produce higher than normal amounts of certain hormones, which can interfere with egg development and release. Learn ... Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Resources. Please Note: By clicking a link to any resource listed on this page, you will be leaving ...
http://kidshealth.org/Nemours/en/teens/pcos.html?view=rr
*  When Being Overweight Is a Health Problem
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Girls who are overweight may miss periods - or not get their periods at all - and might have ...
http://kidshealth.org/Advocate/en/teens/obesity.html
*  Endocrine System
A girl's gonads, the ovaries (pronounced: OH-vuh-reez), are located in her pelvis. They produce eggs and secrete the female ...
https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/endocrine.html?WT.ac=ctg
*  Everything You Wanted to Know About Puberty
Girls have two ovaries, and each ovary holds thousands of eggs. During the menstrual cycle, one of the eggs comes out of an ... Before the egg is released from the ovary, the uterus has been building up its lining with extra blood and tissue. If the egg ... In girls, FSH and LH target the ovaries, which contain eggs that have been there since birth. The hormones stimulate the ... ovary and begins a trip through the fallopian tube, ending up in the uterus (the uterus is also called the womb). ...
http://kidshealth.org/PrimaryChildrens/en/teens/puberty.html
*  Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
Scarring in the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and uterus. Widespread scarring may lead to infertility (the inability to have a baby ... Tubo-ovarian abscess (TOA). A TOA is a collection of bacteria, pus, and fluid in the ovary and fallopian tube. Someone with a ... The exam can show if a girl has a painful cervix, abnormal discharge from the cervix, or pain over one or both ovaries. ... Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the fallopian tubes, uterus, or ovaries. Most girls with PID develop it ...
http://kidshealth.org/LAWW/en/teens/std-pid.html
*  Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Scarring in the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and uterus. Widespread scarring may lead to infertility (the inability to have a baby ... Tubo-ovarian abscess (TOA). A TOA is a collection of bacteria, pus, and fluid that occurs in the ovary and fallopian tube. A ... Untreated PID can damage the fallopian tubes, ovaries, and uterus, which can lead to chronic pelvic pain and serious damage to ...
http://kidshealth.org/LAWW/en/parents/pelvic-inflammatory-disease.html
*  Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
... (PID) is an infection of a woman's ovaries, fallopian tubes, and/or uterus. Treatment with ... For example, an ultrasound or CT scan may be done to look at the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. ... an infection in the ovary and fallopian tube (a tubo-ovarian abscess) ...
https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/pelvic-inflammatory-disease.html
*  All About Puberty
During the menstrual cycle, an egg is released from one of the ovaries and begins a trip down the fallopian (say: fuh-lo-pee-un ... In girls, these hormones target the two ovaries (say: OH-vuh-reez), which contain eggs that have been in the girl's body since ... Before the egg even leaves the ovary, though, hormones stimulate the uterus to build up its inner lining with extra blood and ... The hormones cause the ovaries to start making another hormone, called estrogen. Together, these hormones prepare a girl's body ...
http://kidshealth.org/CookChildrens/en/kids/puberty.html
*  Week 9
Internal reproductive features, such as testes and ovaries, start to form this week. ...
http://kidshealth.org/Nemours/en/parents/week9.html
*  Hereditary Hemochromatosis
impotence and hypogonadism (low production of sex hormones by the testicles or ovaries) ...
http://kidshealth.org/PrimaryChildrens/en/parents/hh.html
*  Pelvic Exams
... and feels the uterus and ovaries to be sure everything's normal. Find out what's involved in this article for teens. ... The ovaries and uterus are so far inside a girl's body that they can't be seen - even using a speculum. The doctor or nurse ... This includes feeling a girl's uterus and ovaries to be sure everything's normal. ...
http://kidshealth.org/NicklausChildrens/en/teens/pelvic-exams.html
*  Blood Test: Estradiol
The test may also be used in boys or girls to check for damage or disease of the testes, ovaries, or adrenal glands. ... In sexually mature females, it's produced mainly by the ovaries, and in smaller amounts by the adrenal glands. Estrogen is also ... Estradiol levels also give important information on the functioning of the ovaries. This can help doctors evaluate menstrual ... that work together to stimulate the ovaries to make estradiol. Increased estradiol production is largely responsible for breast ...
http://kidshealth.org/KHovnanian/en/parents/blood-test-estradiol.html
*  Dealing With Sports Injuries
Injuries to the uterus or ovaries are rare, but breast injuries are a common complaint among teen girls. As the breasts develop ...
http://kidshealth.org/CookChildrens/en/teens/sports-injuries.html
*  Delayed Puberty
This causes problems with how a girl grows and with the development of her ovaries and production of sex hormones. Women who ...
https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/delayed-puberty.html?WT.ac=t-ra
*  About the Birth Control Shot
The birth control shot is a long-acting form of progesterone, a hormone that is naturally manufactured in the ovaries. The shot ...
http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/bc-shot.html?view=ptr&WT.ac=p-ptr
*  Brain Tumors
Germ cell tumors usually form in the testes or ovaries but can also form in the brain and central nervous system. They can be ...
http://kidshealth.org/CookChildrens/en/parents/brn-tumors.html
*  Search Results : appearances
It can rule out certain diseases of the testes or ovaries, or help diagnose damage or disease of the pituitary gland. ...
http://kidshealth.org/Demo29/en/parents/?search=y&q=appearances&site=demo29&client=lic_p_en&output=xml_no_dtd&filter=p&getfields=subject.description
*  Blood Test: Luteinizing Hormone (LH)
In girls, LH and FSH prompt the ovaries to begin producing the hormone estrogen, which causes a girl's body to mature and ... The test may also be used to check for damage or disease of the testes or ovaries, pituitary gland, or hypothalamus. ...
https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/blood-test-lh.html?WT.ac=ctg
*  Hair Loss
The hormone imbalance that happens in polycystic ovary syndrome can cause hair loss in teen girls as well as adult women. ...
http://kidshealth.org/NicklausChildrens/en/teens/hair-loss.html