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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.

Complete blood count

A complete blood count can be used to evaluate your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Endometrial ablation

Endometrial ablation — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this procedure to treat uterine conditions.

Focused ultrasound surgery for uterine fibroids

Focused ultrasound surgery — Overview covers what to expect, risks and results of this uterine fibroid treatment.

Frequent urination

Frequent urination, the need to urinate more often than usual, can indicate several disorders of the urinary tract.

Menorrhagia

Menstrual cycle

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

Mirena (hormonal IUD)

Mirena (hormonal IUD) — Overview covers definition, risks, instructions for using this type of contraception.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Myomectomy

Myomectomy — Overview covers what to expect, risks, results of surgery to remove uterine fibroids.

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.

Ultrasound

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

Uterine artery embolization

Uterine artery embolization — Overview covers what to expect, risks and results of this uterine fibroid treatment.

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