In-depth

Alternative medicine

Acupuncture

Find out how acupuncture works, who should avoid it and what conditions it can treat.

Complications

Infertility

If you've tried to conceive for more than a year, you or your partner may be experiencing infertility.

Symptoms

Chronic constipation

Chronic constipation can cause bloating and abdominal discomfort.

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Menorrhagia

Menorrhagia — heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding — can be a worrisome problem. Treatment options include medications and surgery.

Menstrual cycle

How well do you know your menstrual cycle? Follow these tips to track your menstrual cycle and identify problems.

Nausea and vomiting

Sick to your stomach? Nausea and vomiting usually pass quickly but sometimes result from long-term or serious conditions.

Painful intercourse (dyspareunia)

At some point, many women experience painful intercourse — for many different reasons. Here's how to discuss the problem and get treatment.

Painful urination (dysuria)

Painful urination: Symptom — Overview covers definition, possible causes of burning pain during urination (dysuria).

Tests and diagnosis

Pelvic exam

A pelvic exam may be done as a part of a routine checkup to evaluate your gynecologic health, or to help diagnose a medical condition.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

Apr. 02, 2013