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Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

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Introduction Abnormal uterine bleeding is a common presenting problem in general practice Accounts for about 4% of presentations to general practice 20% of women complain of heavy period bleeding –…

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Read more about the article Antepartum Hemorrhage (APH)
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Antepartum Hemorrhage (APH)

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Introduction Antepartum hemorrhage (APH) describes any PV bleeding after 24 weeks gestation . There can be many causes, but the most common are placenta praevia and placental abruption. About 50%…

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Bacterial Vaginosis

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Introduction Bacterial vaginosis is THE most common cause of pathological vaginal discharge. Bacterial vaginosis can be caused by an overgrowth of many types of bacteria, usually anaerobes. There is alos…

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Caesarian Section

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A caesarian section is major surgery, with real risks, and the decision to perform such an operation should not be taken lightly! Epidemiology Incidence in increasing, mainly due to the…

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

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Introduction Vaginal thrush (vaginal candidiasis) is the most second cause of pathological vaginal discharge (behind bacterial vaginosis), it is not usually sexually transmitted, and is instead the result of fungal…

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Cervical Cancer and CIN

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Introduction When we talk about cervical cancer, we are typically referring to squamous cell carcinoma. This accounts for about 85-95% of cervical cancer. The remainder is caused by adenocarcinoma. Both types…

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Cervical Screening

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Introduction Cervical screening programmes have existed in many counties since the late 1980s. They have dramatically reduced the incidence of cervical cancer. In the mid 2000's, the advent of vaccines…

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Chlamydia

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Introduction Chlamydia Trachomatis (CT) is the most common bacterial STI. It is most common in those <30, and is often asymptomatic. It is simple to test for and to treat. Previous infection…

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