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Ectopic pregnancy

An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilised egg implants itself outside the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes.

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Salpingectomy

Salpingectomy is the removal of one or both of a woman's fallopian tubes, usually to treat cancer, endometriosis or ectopic pregnancy.

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Diethylstilboestrol (DES)

Follow the links below to find out more about diethylstilboestrol (DES), a synthetic form of oestrogen.

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Painful sex for women

Experiencing pain or discomfort during sex is fairly common, but in some cases there is an underlying cause.

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Laparoscopy

A laparoscopy is a type of keyhole surgery performed in the abdominal (belly) area. Learn more about when and why a laparoscopy is used.

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Laparoscopic sterilisation

A laparoscopic sterilisation is a permanent method of female contraception. It involves blocking both fallopian tubes to prevent you from becoming pregnant.

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Appendicitis

Learn about appendicitis, an inflammation of the appendix, including possible causes, common symptoms and the main treatment options.

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Smoking and pregnancy

Find out how quitting smoking will improve your health and give your baby the best start in life.

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Warning signs during pregnancy

Most changes in your body are likely to be a normal part of pregnancy, but some signs may indicate things are not going well. Learn how to recognise them and know when you should seek help.

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Bleeding between periods

Vaginal bleeding between periods is not unusual, but should be checked by your doctor if it happens more than once or twice.

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