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    Chronic Pelvic Pain

    Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) is defined as at least 6 months of pain originating from the lower abdomen or pelvis that is not associated with pregnancy. Symptoms include abdominal bloating, low back pain, and dyspareunia. CPP is considered a symptom and not a diagnosis. The...

    Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

    Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) is the term used to describe uterine bleeding that varies from the normal parameters of menstruation. This term replaces several previously used terms with less clear or conflicting definitions, including dysfunctional uterine bleeding,...

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    It is estimated that polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects about 10% of women of reproductive age in the United States. Principal risk factors include obesity and a family history of PCOS. A diagnosis of PCOS should be considered in women with irregular or absent menstrual...

    Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause

    Genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) is a term that describes the genital, urinary, and sexual changes that occur in women because of a lack of estrogen. This most commonly is because of menopause, but can be because of a hypoestrogenic state caused by hyperprolactinemia...



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