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Endometriosis
...  of endometriosis has not been fully known up to now though some theories have been formulated. The presence of loosened endometrial cells caused by menstruation may end up being located up in the fallopian tubes. In addition, an abnormal immune system tends to cause the implantation of menstrual tissue to other inappropriate body areas. This proves that the development of endometriosis can  ...

Oophorectomy
...  abdominal cavity, an incision is made which is like an abdominal hysterectomy, either vertical or horizontal. The parts that are affected are removed - and in some cases one or both ovaries or the fallopian tubes are also removed. A laparoscopic procedure is used to assist in oophorectomy. In this method, a tiny camera lens is introduced in a small incision which will help the surgeon view  ...

Dysmenorrhea
...  stressful activity, smoking, and alcohol consumption are common factors. On the other hand, secondary dysmenorrhea can be caused by the following medical conditions: ovarian tumors, infection of the fallopian tubes, endomentriosis, sexually-transmitted infections, fibroids, adenomyosis, hormonal imbalance, imperforated hymen, and vaginal septum. And actions such as the use of intrauterine device  ...

Uterus
...  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 fallopian tubes – the fallopian tubes extend on both sides of the uterus. This is usually the part of the vagina through which the unfertilized egg cells travel through when a woman is  ...

Vagina
...  somebody’s uterus. Ovaries The ovaries are oval-shaped glands that are located on both sides of the uterus. This is the gland that is responsible for producing egg cells and female hormones. fallopian tubes The fallopian tubes are two tubes that are attached to the uterus and are the tunnels through which the egg cells travel through from the ovaries to the uterus. This is where  ...

Uterine Tubes
...  tubes are also called oviducts or fallopian tubes. They exist basically to serve as the pathway through which oocytes from the ovaries travel to the uterus. They are sized 10 cm (in lenght) 0.7 cm (in diameter) and they are found between the membranous broad ligament’s folds. These tubes feature an open end called the infundibulum. Resembling a funnel, the infundibulum is in close  ...


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