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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

afp20080315p785.pdf

...reuptake inhibition may include agitation, insomnia, gastrointestinal distur- bances (e.g., nausea, diarrhea), and male and female sexual dysfunction.10 Medications that act upon sero- tonin increase the risk of gastrointestinal hemorrhage. in one study, patients who took SSris had...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0315/afp20080315p785.pdf

Sex Isn't Working for Me. What Can I Do? - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2000 - ...See related article on female sexual dysfunction. What is sexual dysfunction? When you have problems with sex, doctors call it sexual dysfunction. Men and women can have it. There are four kinds of sexual problems in women. Desire disorders. If you have a desire disorder you may not...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0701/p141.html

afp20100515p1250.pdf

...the chronic issues these patients face and therefore may not be pre- pared to provide the appropriate long-term follow-up care. A survey of female childhood cancer survivors treated with chest radiation and, therefore, at an increased risk of breast cancer, found that more than 60...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0515/afp20100515p1250.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

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

afp20190115p109.pdf

...PWID.26,27 Screening and behavioral counseling for gon- orrhea and chlamydia are recommended for sexually active females younger than 25 years and for females engaged in high-risk sexual behaviors.28,29 PWID who test positive for HIV infection or hepatitis C should receive...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0115/afp20190115p109.pdf

Quantum Sufficit - Sep 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2000 - ...suffer from sexual side-effects of high blood pressure and its treatment. Because many women are reluctant to mention symptoms of sexual dysfunction to their doctors, it is important for physicians to sensitively approach the subject of sexual dysfunction with their female patients....

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0901/p941.html

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.../all/fees-surgical.content.pdflist.html) Fellowship, Definition (/content/aafp/about/policies/all/fellowship-definition.content.pdflist.html) Female Genital Mutilation (/content/aafp/about/policies/all/genital-mutilation.content.pdflist.html) First Dollar Coverage for Preventive...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/policies/AAFP_AllPoliciesApril2019.pdf

Choosing Wisely: Interventions to Improve Health Care Quality and Reduce Harm

...than the thyroid dysfunction. Imaging may be needed in thyrotoxic patients; when needed, a thyroid scan, not an ultrasound, is used to assess the etiology of the thyrotoxicosis and the possibility of focal autonomy in a thyroid nodule. Bahn RS, Burch HB, Cooper DS,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/choosing-wisely-table-10-14.pdf

afp20100501p1111.pdf

...or through the vaginal opening.1 Pelvic organ prolapse may be associated with urinary incontinence or defecatory dysfunction. Epidemiology The prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse varies widely across studies, depending on the population studied and entry criteria. Women of all...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0501/afp20100501p1111.pdf

Intimate Partner Violence

...cle defines domestic violence as a pattern of assaultive and coercive behaviors, including physical injury, psychological abuse, sexual assault, enforced social isolation, stalking, deprivation, intimidation, and threats.1 Domestic violence includes abuse of older persons, children,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/afp20110515p1165.pdf

afp20081015p961.pdf

...when skin thickening is limited to areas dis- tal to the elbows and knees. CREST (calcino- sis cutis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal dysfunction, sclerodactyly, telangiectasia) syndrome is a variant of limited cutane- ous systemic sclerosis. Systemic sclerosis sine scleroderma is a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1015/afp20081015p961.pdf

afp20061001p1132.pdf

...experienced severe men- tal disorders such as schizophrenia, major depression, or bipolar disorder, and many are survivors of physical or sexual abuse and/or assault.11-14 In addition, many have experienced negative interactions with authority figures, and because anxiety is highly...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1001/afp20061001p1132.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

Health Maintenance in Postmenopausal Women

May 1, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0501/afp20170501p561.pdf

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,...

American Family Physician

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

Diagnosis and Management of Common Types of Supraventricular Tachycardia

...Metoprolol II; beta blocker Decreases rate 25 to 100 mg orally twice per day Bradycardia, depression, sexual dysfunction AV = atrioventricular; IV = intravenously; SVT = supraventricular tachycardia. *-See Table 4 for the Vaughan-Williams classification of antiarrhythmics....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1101/afp20151101p793.pdf

1374.pdf

...P rimary amenorrhea can be diag- nosed if a patient has normal sec- ondary sexual characteristics but no menarche by 16 years of age. If a patient has no secondary sexual character- istics and no menarche, primary amenor- rhea can be diagnosed as early as 14 years of age....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0415/afp20060415p1374.pdf

afp20210101p22.pdf

...are vulnerable periods for the development of eating disorders; however, up to 8% of females and 2% of males are affected during their lifetimes, including persons of all ages, sizes, sexual and gender minority groups, races, ethnicities, socioeconomic strata, and geo- graphic...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0101/afp20210101p22.pdf

afp20070315p849.pdf

...and treatment. Infertility can be attributed to any abnor- mality in the female or male reproductive system. In most cases, the etiology is dis- tributed fairly equally among male factors, ovarian dysfunction, and tubal factors. A smaller percentage of cases are attributed to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0315/afp20070315p849.pdf

Cultural Aspects of Caring for Refugees - Medicine and Society - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 1998 - ...uncommon diagnoses. For example, while beating is the most common type of torture, thermal and chemical burns, electrical torture, rape, sexual abuse, environmental manipulation, pharmacologic torture, asphyxiation and suspension by wrists are among other forms of torture used.4...

American Family Physician : Medicine and Society

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0315/p1245.html

afp20071101p1333.pdf

...Pain or problems during sexual intercourse Headaches Chest pain Dizziness Fainting spells Feeling your heart pound or race Shortness of breath Constipation, loose bowels, or diarrhea Nausea, gas, or indigestion Note: If a patient reports being bothered...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1101/afp20071101p1333.pdf

Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome

...noctu- ria; and pain of the pelvis, perineum, labia, vagina, or urethra. Physicians should also ask female patients about exacerbations related to the menstrual cycle and sexual intercourse.8-10 There are two symptom screening ques- tionnaires available for use in office prac-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/afp20110515p1175.pdf

Screening for Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse of Elderly and Vulnerable Adults: ...

...to the immediate effects of IPV, such as injury and death,4,5 there are other health consequences, many with long-term effects, including sexually transmitted dis- eases,6 pelvic inflammatory disease,7 and unintended pregnancy.8 Rates of chronic pain, neurologic disorders,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0415/afp20130415od3.pdf

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2000 - ...Dyspareunia and vaginismus are the two most common sexual dysfunctions in women. Dyspareunia is recurrent genital pain caused by sexual activity. Primary dyspareunia is defined as constant pain during sexual activity, while secondary dyspareunia occurs after a period of pain-free...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0415/p2511.html

afp20180401p449.pdf

...cancer (Table 1).4 There are 15 known oncogenic strains of HPV, with types 16 and 18 involved in 70% of cervical can- cer cases.7 Most sexually active adults will be exposed to HPV, and more than 50% of adults 20 to 24 years of age are currently infected.8 However, the immune system...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0401/afp20180401p449.pdf

afp20080901p597.pdf

...systems Energy level; sleep patterns; headaches; visual changes; vomiting; abdominal pain; diarrhea and constipation; status and progress of sexual maturation; medical conditions, such as polyuria, polydipsia, oliguria A thorough systemic review evaluates the functional capacity...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0901/afp20080901p597.pdf

AAFP News - Oct 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2012 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1001/p605.html

Evaluation and Treatment of Infertility

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

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

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...

American Family Physician

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

Impact of Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity on the Gynecologic Health of Adolescents -- ...

...While the female adolescent with anorexia frequently experiences symptoms such as weakness, dizziness or fatigue, she often seeks help (or is brought for medical attention by a distressed parent) because her weight loss has resulted in amenorrhea. The precise mecha- nism of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0801/afp20010801p445.pdf

Primary Care of the Solid Organ Transplant Recipient

...posttransplant, and female transplant recipients should avoid pregnancy for one year after surgery. The best contraceptive choice is usually an intrauterine device. Because of the increased risk of infection, patients should be tested for graft dysfunction or infection if suspicion...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0201/afp20160201p203.pdf

afp20130601p781.pdf

...It is helpful to consider the possible causes of amenorrhea categorically. These include anatomic defects in the outflow tract; pri- mary dysfunction of the ovary; disruption of hypothalamic or pituitary function; sys- temic disease affecting the hypothalamic- pituitary-gonadal...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/afp20130601p781.pdf

afp20181201p645.pdf

...does not imply dysphoria or a preference for treatment.10 The terms transgender and gender incongruence gener- ally are not used to describe sexual orientation, sex devel- opment, or external gender expression, which are related but distinct phenomena.5,7,8,11 It may be helpful to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1201/afp20181201p645.pdf

Panax ginseng - American Family Physician

...In 45 patients with erectile dysfunction, use of ginseng improved erectile function, sexual desire, and intercourse satisfaction.22 Panax ginseng also appears to have anti- cancer effects. In a prospective cohort study23 of 4,364 persons older than 40 years, the risk of cancer...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1015/afp20031015p1539.pdf

AAFP News Now

...that the benefits of circumcision, such as the prevention of urinary tract infections, penile cancer, and the transmission of some sexually transmitted infections, outweigh the risks and justify health insurance coverage of the procedure for families who choose to have their child...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1001/afp20121001p605.pdf

Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy - American Family Physician

...Gastrointestinal tract dysfunction also has been suggested as a cause of nausea and vom- iting of pregnancy. In one study6 in which progesterone was prescribed to nonpregnant women, resultant nausea and vomiting sug- gested that delayed gastric motility caused by progesterone may be...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0701/afp20030701p121.pdf

afp20120215p373.pdf

...excessive hair growth not caused by androgen excess. Hypertrichosis may be congenital or caused by metabolic disorders such as thyroid dysfunction, anorexia ner- vosa, and porphyria.4 Hirsutism is often classified in terms of the distribution and degree of hair growth, such as...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0215/afp20120215p373.pdf

ICD-9 Codes for Family Medicine 2011-2012: The FPM Long List

...Skin neoplasm, skin of trunk 216.6 Skin neoplasm, upper limb Malignant Neoplasms 188.9 Bladder, unspec. 174.9 Breast, female, unspec. 153.9 Colon, unspec. 184.9 Female genital, unspec., CIS excluded 159.9 Gastrointestinal tract, NOS 201.90 Hodgkin’s, NOS 208.90 Leukemia, unspec.,...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/icd9/icd9-long.pdf

afp20190401p435.pdf

...Differential Diagnosis Although the uterus is often the source, any part of the female reproductive tract can result in vaginal bleeding. Women may also mistake bleeding from nongynecologic sites (e.g., bladder, urethra, perineum, anus) as vaginal bleeding. The prevalence of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/afp20190401p435.pdf

Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women

...include aspects of hyperesthesia/ allodynia and pelvic floor dysfunction.7 The psychosocial context of the patient is important. Nearly one-half of women seek- ing care for chronic pelvic pain report a his- tory of sexual, physical, or emotional trauma, and about one-third have...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0301/afp20160301p380.pdf

Diagnosis and Treatment of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder -- American Family Physician

...often recur discretely during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle and may significantly interfere with social, occu- pational, and sexual functioning. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), is diagnosed by the pattern of symp-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1001/afp20021001p1239.pdf

afp20080301p643.pdf

...coli and Proteus species, and results in swelling of the acutely inflamed gland.1,10 urethritis from a urinary tract infection (uTi) or sexually transmitted infection SORT: KEY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRACTICE Clinical recommendation Evidence rating References In men with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/afp20080301p643.pdf

afp20070101p73.pdf

...and peer or family relationships and may lead to suicide. Biomedical and psychosocial risk factors include a family history of depression, female sex, childhood abuse or neglect, stressful life events, and chronic illness. Diagnostic criteria for depression in children and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0101/afp20070101p73.pdf

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....

American Family Physician

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

ACIP Releases 2012 Immunization Schedules

...Human papillomavirus (HPV)5,* Female Human papillomavirus (HPV)5,* Male Zoster6 Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)7,* Pneumococcal (polysaccharide)8,9 Meningococcal10,* Hepatitis A11,* Hepatitis B12,* FIGURE 1. Recommended adult immunization schedule, by vaccine...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0201/afp20120201p281-s3.pdf

Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures - American Family Physician

...may be related to syncopal episodes, complicated migraines, panic attacks, or transient ischemic attacks. They may be due to autonomic dysfunction, cardiac arrhythmias, hypoglycemia, drug intoxication or withdrawal, or alcohol intox- ication or withdrawal. Movement disorders, sleep...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0901/afp20050901p849.pdf

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in Women: Diagnosis and Management

...original bacterial isolate in young, otherwise healthy women with no anatomic or functional abnormalities of the urinary tract. Frequency of sexual intercourse is the strongest predictor of recurrent urinary tract infections in patients presenting with recurrent dysuria. In those...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0915/afp20100915p638.pdf

Common Questions About Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in Women

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/afp20160401p560.pdf

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