In-depth

Abdominal hysterectomy

Hysterectomy — surgery to remove your uterus — provides relief from many gynecologic problems. Find out what's involved if you have total or partial abdominal hysterectomy.

Back pain

Back pain can come on gradually or suddenly. Most back pain responds to home treatment within a few weeks.

Birth control pill FAQ

Get answers to frequently asked questions about birth control pills.

Fertility preservation

Wonder how cancer treatment could affect your fertility? Understand what you can do to preserve your fertility before starting treatment.

Get ready for possible side effects of chemotherapy

Ask questions and work with your health care team to prepare for chemotherapy so that you know what side effects to expect and how to manage them.

Get ready for possible side effects of chemotherapy

Ask questions and work with your health care team to prepare for chemotherapy so that you know what side effects to expect and how to manage them.

Intestinal gas

Intestinal gas — When this symptom might be caused by something more than your food.

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.

Pelvic pain

Pelvic pain: Symptom — Overview covers definition and causes of pelvic pain.

Prophylactic oophorectomy: Preventing cancer by surgically removing your ovaries

Find out what to consider and what to ask your doctor when deciding whether to undergo surgery to prevent ovarian and breast cancers.

Prophylactic oophorectomy: Preventing cancer by surgically removing your ovaries

Find out what to consider and what to ask your doctor when deciding whether to undergo surgery to prevent ovarian and breast cancers.

Ultrasound

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

Vaginal hysterectomy

Vaginal hysterectomy removes the uterus through the vagina to treat gynecologic conditions.

Jun. 12, 2014

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