Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Menstruation occurs when the uterus sheds its lining once a month. The lining passes through a small opening in the cervix and out through the vaginal canal.
A miscarriage is the loss of a fetus during pregnancy. It's also an event that's more common than you think. Learn about causes, types, symptoms, and more.
Bleeding or spotting, increased need to urinate, tender breasts, fatigue, nausea, and missed period are signs of pregnancy.
Gallstones can block your bile duct and cause abdominal pain. Learn how to recognize the symptoms and what the treatment options are.
Premenstrual syndrome causes a wide variety of emotional and physical symptoms. Learn more about it.
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the reproductive organs in women. It's marked by pain in the abdomen, especially during urination or sex.
Obstructive uropathy happens when your urine flow reverses direction due to a blockage in one of your ureters.
Endometriosis is a disorder in which the tissue that forms the lining of your uterus grows outside of your uterine cavity. The lining is called the endometrium.
Hyperparathyroidism is a condition where the parathyroid glands produce too much parathyroid hormone (PTH).
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg attaches somewhere outside the uterus. An untreated ectopic pregnancy can be a medical emergency.
Most women will develop at least one cyst on their ovaries during their lives. In most cases, these cysts are painless and cause no symptoms.
Kidney stones are solid masses of crystalized calcium or other substances that originate in the kidneys but can pass through the urinary tract. The greatest risk factor…
Acute pancreatitis is an inflammation in the pancreas, which causes pain and swelling in the upper left side of the abdomen, nausea, and burping.
Pyelonephritis is an inflammation of the kidney and upper urinary tract. Symptoms include flushed skin, back pain, fever, and nausea.
The ovaries are small organs on either side of the uterus. They're where eggs are produced. Ovarian cancer can occur in different parts of the ovary.
A dissection of the aorta means that blood has entered the wall of the artery between the inner and middle layers. It can be serious if the aorta ruptures.
The aorta carries blood from your heart to your abdomen, legs, and pelvis. When the abdominal aortic walls are swollen, it's known as abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland. Learn more about its symptoms and how your doctor can treat it.
Threatened abortion refers to vaginal bleeding during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. Learn about its symptoms, risk factors, and diagnosis.
Chronic, or long-term, pancreatitis is an inflammation of your pancreas that impairs your body's ability to digest food and regulate blood sugar.
This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose. Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.