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Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis - American Family Physician

...Female sex, a positive family history, older age, silicate exposure, and smoking are associated with an increased risk for developing rheumatoid arthritis.1,5,6 Consump- tion of more than three cups of coffee daily-particu- larly decaffeinated coffee-also may contribute.7 High...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0915/afp20050915p1037.pdf

Diagnosis and Treatment of Female Sexual Dysfunction - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2008 - Female sexual complaints are common, occurring in approximately 40 percent of women. Decreased desire is the most common complaint. Normal versus abnormal sexual functioning in women is poorly understood, although the concept of normal female sexual function continues to develop. A ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/p635.html

Diagnosis and Treatment of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2002 - From 2 to 10 percent of women of reproductive age have severe distress and dysfunction caused by premenstrual dysphoric disorder, a severe form of premenstrual syndrome. Current research implicates mechanisms of serotonin as relevant to etiology and treatment. Patients with mild to ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1001/p1239.html

Diagnosis of Ear Pain - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2008 - Many patients in primary care present with ear pain (otalgia). When the ear is the source of the pain (primary otalgia), the ear examination is usually abnormal. When the ear is not the source of the pain (secondary otalgia), the ear examination is typically normal. The cause of primary...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/p621.html

Diagnosis of Urinary Incontinence

...a pathologic condition that affects quality of life. Patients who have incontinence are more likely to have depression, limited social and sexual function, and dependence on caregivers.3,6,7 Guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence were published in 2012 by the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0415/afp20130415p543.pdf

Diethylstilbestrol Exposure - American Family Physician

May 15, 2004 - Diethylstilbestrol is a synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen that was used to prevent miscarriage and other pregnancy complications between 1938 and 1971 in the United States. In 1971, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about the use of diethylstilbestrol during pregnancy...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2395.html

Diethylstilbestrol Exposure - American Family Physician

...Administration warned against the use of diethylstilbestrol in pregnant women because of an increased risk of clear cell adenocarcinoma in female offspring. Diethylstilbestrol Exposure SARINA SCHRAGER, M.D., and BETH E. POTTER, M.D., University of Wisconsin Medical School,...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/afp20040515p2395.pdf

Drug Treatment of Common STDs: Part II. Vaginal Infections, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease...

Oct 15, 1999 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidelines for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in 1998. Several treatment advances have been made since the previous guidelines were published. Part II of this two-part series on STDs describes ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1015/p1716.html

Dyspareunia in Women

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American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1001/afp20141001p465.pdf

Dyspareunia in Women - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

May 15, 2021 - Dyspareunia is recurrent or persistent pain with sexual intercourse that causes distress. It affects approximately 10% to 20% of U.S. women. Dyspareunia may be superficial, causing pain with attempted vaginal insertion, or deep. Women with sexual pain are at increased risk of sexual ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0515/p597.html

Dyspareunia in Women - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2014 - Dyspareunia is recurrent or persistent pain with sexual activity that causes marked distress or interpersonal conflict. It affects approximately 10% to 20% of U.S. women. Dyspareunia can have a significant impact on a woman’s mental and physical health, body image, relationships with ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1001/p465.html

Dysuria: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis in Adults

...The most common cause of acute dysuria is infection, especially cystitis. Other infectious causes include urethri- tis, sexually transmitted infections, and vaginitis. Noninfectious inflammatory causes include a foreign body in the urinary tract and dermatologic conditions....

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1101/afp20151101p778.pdf

Eating Disorders in Primary Care: Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Jan 1, 2021 - Eating disorders are potentially life-threatening conditions characterized by disordered eating and weight-control behaviors that impair physical health and psychosocial functioning. Early intervention may decrease the risk of long-term pathology and disability. Clinicians should ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0101/p22.html

Epilepsy in Women - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2002 - Epilepsy in women raises special reproductive and general health concerns. Seizure frequency and severity may change at puberty, over the menstrual cycle, with pregnancy, and at menopause. Estrogen is known to increase the risk of seizures, while progesterone has an inhibitory effect. ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1015/p1489.html

Epilepsy in Women -- American Family Physician

...with epilepsy are more likely to experi- ence seizure patterns that relate to reproduc- tive cycles and are at risk of reproductive health dysfunction and pregnancy complica- tions.2 The ovarian steroid hormones estrogen and progesterone alter neuronal excitability and affect the...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1015/afp20021015p1489.pdf

Evaluating the Febrile Patient with a Rash - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2000 - The differential diagnosis for febrile patients with a rash is extensive. Diseases that present with fever and rash are usually classified according to the morphology of the primary lesion. Rashes can be categorized as maculopapular (centrally and peripherally distributed), petechial, ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0815/p804.html

Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis of Dyspareunia -- American Family Physician

...depends on the definition used and the population sampled. In a national proba- bility sample7 assessing the prevalence of sex- ual dysfunction in the United States, women with dyspareunia comprised a smaller group than women with decreased interest in sex, orgasmic difficulties,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0415/afp20010415p1535.pdf

Evaluation and Prevention of Diabetic Neuropathy - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2005 - Diabetic neuropathy is a debilitating disorder that occurs in nearly 50 percent of patients with diabetes. It is a late finding in type 1 diabetes but can be an early finding in type 2 diabetes. The primary types of diabetic neuropathy are sensorimotor and autonomic. Patients may ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0601/p2123.html

Evaluation and Prevention of Diabetic Neuropathy - American Family Physician

...motor deficits, silent cardiac ischemia, orthostatic hypotension, vasomotor instability, hyperhidrosis, gastroparesis, bladder dysfunction, and sexual dysfunction. Strict glycemic control and good daily foot care are key to preventing complications of diabetic neuropathy. (Am Fam...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0601/afp20050601p2123.pdf

Evaluation and Treatment of Infertility

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American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0301/afp20150301p308.pdf

Evaluation and Treatment of Infertility - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2015 - Infertility is defined as the inability to achieve pregnancy after one year of regular, unprotected intercourse. Evaluation may be initiated sooner in patients who have risk factors for infertility or if the female partner is older than 35 years. Causes of infertility include male ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0301/p308.html

Evaluation of Dysuria in Adults -- American Family Physician

...of American women report acute dysuria every year.10 The symptom is most prevalent in women 25 to 54 years of age and in those who are sexually active.11 In men, dysuria and its associated symptoms become more prevalent with increasing age.6 Causes of Dysuria INFECTION AND...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0415/afp20020415p1589.pdf

Evaluation of the Subfertile Man - American Family Physician

May 15, 2003 - Infertility affects 15 percent of couples, and 50 percent of male infertility is potentially correctable. Evaluation of the subfertile man requires a complete medical history, physical examination, and laboratory studies. The main purpose of the male evaluation is to identify and treat ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0515/p2165.html

Evaluation ofthe Subfertile Man - American Family Physician

...cause of male subfertility is obstruction, which may occur after a vasectomy.1,4 Less common correctable causes include ejaculatory dysfunction, infec- tion, medications, and hormonal deficiency (Table 1).1 When the sum of these correctable causes is calculated, it becomes apparent...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0515/afp20030515p2165.pdf

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