Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) is a condition that affects nearly every woman at some point in her life. Also called abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), DUB is a…
Menstrual cycles often bring about a wide array of uncomfortable symptoms leading up to your period. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) encompasses the most common issues…
Postmenopausal bleeding is bleeding from the vagina after a woman has stopped having menstrual cycles due to menopause.
Threatened abortion refers to vaginal bleeding during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. Learn about its symptoms, risk factors, and diagnosis.
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.
Urethritis is a condition in which the urethra, or the tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside the body, becomes inflamed and irritated.
The duration and severity of menstrual bleeding varies from woman to woman. It's known as menorrhagia if a woman's menstrual period is excessively heavy, prolonged, or…
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.
Cervicitis is when your cervix is inflamed due to an infection, allergy, sensitivity, or childbirth.
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg attaches somewhere outside the uterus. An untreated ectopic pregnancy can be a medical emergency.
Cancer of the uterine endometrium, or endometrial cancer, is a type of cancer that starts in the inner lining of your uterus called the endometrium.
Cervical cancer was once a leading cause of death among U.S. women. That's no longer the case. Learn the causes of and outlook for this disease.
Von Willebrand disease is a bleeding disorder that occurs due to a deficiency of von Willebrand factor. Learn about the symptoms and treatment.
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.
Placenta previa is when the placenta covers part or all of the cervix during the last months of pregnancy. Find out about symptoms and treatment.
Factor II deficiency is a rare blood clotting disorder that can lead to excessive or prolonged bleeding after an injury.
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.
Cervical polyps are small, elongated tumors that grow on the cervix. They're most common in women in their 40s and 50s who've had more than one child.
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