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Uterine fibroids

A fibroid is a non-cancerous growth in the muscle layer of your uterus (womb). Find out about fibroids, including symptoms, causes and treatments.

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Laparoscopic subtotal hysterectomy

Subtotal hysterectomies are operations to remove part of the uterus (womb). Usually a subtotal hysterectomy is carried out to help with heavy or painful periods, and fibroids.

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Abdominal hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb). It is a major operation usually recommended after simpler treatments have failed. Your symptoms should improve.

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Laparoscopic hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb). It is a major operation usually recommended after simpler treatments have failed. Your symptoms should improve.

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Vaginal hysterectomy

A vaginal hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus and cervix through your vagina. It is a major operation usually recommended after simpler treatments have failed. Your symptoms should improve.

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Benign tumours

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Hysteroscopy

A hysteroscopy is a procedure to look inside the uterus (womb) using a small camera. Learn how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect.

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Oestrogen

Oestrogen is a female sex hormone with many roles, including controlling puberty and strengthening bones. But too much or too little can cause medical problems.

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Female reproductive system

The female reproductive system includes organs such as the uterus (womb), ovaries, fallopian tubes and vagina, as well as hormones.

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Heavy periods

Your periods are heavy if you're using more tampons or pads than usual. Here's what you can do for heavy periods, starting with a doctor's visit.

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