In-depth

Causes

Molar pregnancy

Molar pregnancy — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment of this tumor in the uterus.

Symptoms

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.

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.

Treatments and drugs

Combination birth control pills

Combination birth control pills — Overview covers definition, risks, instructions for using this type of contraception.

Jul. 29, 2011

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