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.
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.
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.
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.
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg attaches somewhere outside the uterus. An untreated ectopic pregnancy can be a medical emergency.
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.
Threatened abortion refers to vaginal bleeding during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. Learn about its symptoms, risk factors, and diagnosis.
This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose. Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.