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Ortho Evra
...  that is issued to those who want to stay away from becoming pregnant. The drug stops the ovulation process in the body and affects the lining of the uterine wall and the mucous membranes of the cervix. Ortho Evra is used as a patch, meaning, it’s not taken orally like a pill. The medication can’t guarantee safety from acquiring sexually transmitted diseases, too. Ortho  ...

Abortion
...  is done between 6 to 14 weeks after the last menstrual period. This procedure is actually the most common of the lot. During this process, the baby is large enough that the doctor will stretch the cervix open first using metal rods. Because opening the cervix is very painful, local or general anesthesia is needed. Once the cervix is stretched open, the doctor then inserts a hard plastic tube  ...

Endometrial Carcinoma
...  taken note of. How Can It Be Diagnosed? Endometrial Carcinoma is a lot tougher to diagnose than the more common cervical cancer. This is mainly due to the uterus’ location - which is above the cervix. A Pap Smear is usually performed to diagnose the condition. But it may become inaccurate since the inner cervix is the only portion that a smear sample can be obtained. That means the part  ...

Squamous Cell Carcinoma
...  either be due to normal physiology or due to injury and underlying disease. Usually, the cancer cells are confined withing the skin though they may have a tendency to spread to other body parts. The cervix, the prostate, the vagina, the urinary bladder, the lungs, the esophagus, the mouth, and the lips are just some of the common areas SCC can spread to. SCC can at times develop naturally.  ...

Cervicitis
...  Is Cervicitis? Cervicitis is the inflammation of the uterine cervix, the lower narrow end of the uterus, which is located at the opening of the vagina. Most cases of cervicitis can be attributed as a secondary infection caused by a sexually transmitted disease (STD) like gonorrhea and chlamydia. Causes Of Cervicitis Since the cervix is located near the opening of the vagina, it acts as a  ...

Uterus
...  When a woman isn’t pregnant, this is very small in size. But it expands shortly after a woman gets impregnated and takes on a contorted or waved appearance. It has the following parts: cervix – this part protrudes downward into the opening of the vaginal canal. This is made up of fibrous tissue that has a consistency that is firmer than the other parts of the vagina. The  ...

Vagina
...  penis. The internal parts of the vagina: The vagina The term vagina itself, aside from what you call the collection of all of these parts, is what you call the opening of the canal that joins the cervix to the outside of the body. This is what is referred to as the birth canal, because this is the canal through which babies being born the natural way will pass through. Uterus Also called the  ...

Uterine Wall
...  muscle that form portions. These muscles lay in eiher a circular, longitudinal or spiral pattern. The myometrium’s thickest point is found in the fundus; it’s thinnest part is in the cervix. The muscles of this layer respond and contract to stimuli triggered during parturition. The endometrium is the mucous-laden membrane of the uterine wall that contains two layers. The first  ...


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