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afp20190415p505.pdf

...Common breast problems include breast mass, pain, and nipple discharge. Breast symp- toms were reported in about 3% of all visits by female patients to family physicians.1 Over a 10-year period, 16% of women 40 to 69 years of age had breast problems, and 10% reported breast symptoms...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0415/afp20190415p505.pdf

afp20190701p39.pdf

...information: Handouts on this topic are available at https:// family doctor.org/condition/amenorrhea/, https:// family doctor.org/condition/female-athlete-triad/, and https:// www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/p781-s1.html. Menstrual patterns can be an indicator of overall health and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0701/afp20190701p39.pdf

afp20190801p168.pdf

...Hirsutism is excessive growth of terminal hair in a typi- cal male pattern in a female. It is typically a sign of excessive androgen levels. Hirsutism has been reported in 5% to 15% of women and is often associated with decreased quality of life and significant psychological...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0801/afp20190801p168.pdf

afp20200201p147.pdf

...reversible contraceptives are safe and effective in adolescents and should be offered as first-line options to prevent pregnancy. Sexually active females 24 years or younger should be screened for gonorrhea and chlamydia annually. Adolescents 12 years or older should be screened for...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/afp20200201p147.pdf

afp20200301p286.pdf

...Sexual health is defined by the World Health Orga- nization as a state of physical, emotional, mental, and social well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction, or infirmity.1 Sexual health is foundational to the physical, emotional, and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0301/afp20200301p286.pdf

afp20200401p419.pdf

...Females: 2.4 (1.0 to 10.8) No relationship with severity or time since injury BMI = body mass index. *-Highly significant in multivariate analysis adjusting for other variables. †-Use of any headache medication on 10 or more days per month. Information from references 2,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0401/afp20200401p419.pdf

afp20200701p55.pdf

...others since childhood. When asked to share more about her past, she talked about severe depression brought on by childhood physical and sexual abuse. When asked whether these past experiences might be contributing to her current difficul- ties, the patient was unsure how the two...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/afp20200701p55.pdf

afp20201101p550.pdf

...include interstitial cystitis, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, pelvic myofascial pain, psychosocial conditions, and sexual dysfunction.46 PRESENTATION Pain associated with vulvodynia varies and can be local- ized, generalized, or mixed; spontaneous or provoked; and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1101/afp20201101p550.pdf

Amenorrhea: A Systematic Approach to Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2019 - Menstrual patterns can be an indicator of overall health and self-perception of well-being. Primary amenorrhea, defined as the lifelong absence of menses, requires evaluation if menarche has not occurred by 15 years of age or three years post-thelarche. Secondary amenorrhea is ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0701/p39.html

Amenorrhea: An Approach to Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2013 - Although amenorrhea may result from a number of different conditions, a systematic evaluation including a detailed history, physical examination, and laboratory assessment of selected serum hormone levels can usually identify the underlying cause. Primary amenorrhea, which by definition...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/p781.html

Amenorrhea: Evaluation and Treatment - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2006 - A thorough history and physical examination as well as laboratory testing can help narrow the differential diagnosis of amenorrhea. In patients with primary amenorrhea, the presence or absence of sexual development should direct the evaluation. Constitutional delay of growth and puberty...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0415/p1374.html

American Family Physician

...the second-generation antipsychotic clozapine. All antipsychotic medications are associated with an increased likelihood of sedation, sexual dysfunction, postural hypotension, cardiac arrhythmia, and sudden cardiac death. Primary care physicians should understand the individual...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0301/afp20100301p617.pdf

American Family Physician

...Sexual Assault of Women HELEN LUCE, DO, Wausau Family Medicine Residency Program, Wausau, Wisconsin SARINA SCHRAGER, MD, MS, and VALERIE GILCHRIST, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin S exual violence includes intimate partner...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0215/afp20100215p489.pdf

American Family Physician

...HPV vaccination is recommended for all females aged 11 through 26 years (and may begin at age 9 years) who have not completed the vaccine series. History of genital warts, abnormal Papanicolaou test, or positive HPV DNA test is not evidence of prior infection with all vaccine HPV...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0115/afp20090115p152-s1.pdf

Anterior Hip Pain - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 1999 - Anterior hip pain is a common complaint with many possible causes. Apophyseal avulsion and slipped capital femoral epiphysis should not be overlooked in adolescents. Muscle and tendon strains are common in adults. Subsequent to accurate diagnosis, strains should improve with rest and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1015/p1687.html

Antidepressants: Update on New Agents and Indications - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2003 - A number of antidepressants have emerged in the U.S. market in the past two decades. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors have become the drugs of choice in the treatment of depression, and they are also effective in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/p547.html

Building Capacity to Care for Refugees -- FPM

Aug 1, 2017 - So you want to incorporate refugee health into your practice. Now what?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0700/p21.html

Care of Cancer Survivors - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2005 - Cancer survivors are at increased risk for recurrence of their original malignancy; development of second primary malignancies; and medical, developmental, and psychologic problems resulting from cancer therapy, genetic predisposition to cancer, and other risk factors. Surveillance ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0215/p699.html

Care of Cancer Survivors - American Family Physician

...Female Hodgkin’s disease survivors treated with chest irradiation are at increased risk of developing breast cancer; surveillance should be started at 25 years of age. C 39, 41, 42 A = consistent, good-quality patient-oriented evidence; B = inconsistent or limited-quality...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0215/afp20050215p699.pdf

Caring for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Persons: What Clinicians Should Know - ...

Dec 1, 2018 - Persons whose experienced or expressed gender differs from their sex assigned at birth may identify as transgender. Transgender and gender-diverse persons may have gender dysphoria (i.e., distress related to this incongruence) and often face substantial health care disparities and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1201/p645.html

Case Studies in Partner Violence - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 1999 - Interpersonal violence and abuse, especially between relatives and domestic partners, are leading causes of morbidity and mortality. Family physicians and other professionals who provide primary care health services must deal with acute presentations and chronic sequelae of this ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1201/p2569.html

Cervical Cancer: Evaluation and Management - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2018 - Human papillomavirus infection is the precursor for the development of cervical cancer and is detectable in 99.7% of squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma cases. Early detection of precancerous lesions with Papanicolaou testing remains the primary mechanism for cancer prevention. ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0401/p449.html

Childhood and Adolescent Depression - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2007 - Major depression affects 3 to 5 percent of children and adolescents. Depression negatively impacts growth and development, school performance, and peer or family relationships and may lead to suicide. Biomedical and psychosocial risk factors include a family history of depression, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0101/p73.html

Childhood Sexual Abuse and Chronic Daily Headaches - Letters to the Editor - American ...

Aug 1, 2005 - ...Childhood Sexual Abuse and Chronic Daily Headaches Am Fam Physician. 2005 Aug 1;72(3). to the editor: would like to comment on the article1 by Dr. Maizels in the December 15, 2004, issue of American Family Physician titled "The Patient with Daily Headaches." I appreciated the...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0801/ol1.html

Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations - American Family Physician

Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations to Improve Health Care Quality and Reduce Harm

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/search.htm

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