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Uterine diseases

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Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is an operation to remove the uterus (womb). Hysterectomies may be performed because of abnormal or heavy bleeding, prolapse, fibroids or other gynaecological problems including cancer.

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Brain Foundation | Blepharospasm

Blepharospasm Blepharospasm (Benign Essential Blepharospasm) Description Benign essential blepharospasm (BEB) is a progressive neurological disorder characterized by involuntary muscle contractions and spasms of the eyelid muscles

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Uterine Cancers - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

Uterine cancers are condition impacting women that start in the endometrium and muscle layers. Learn more about causes, diagnosis and treatments with CanTeen.

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Uterine Cancer - Just Diagnosed | Counterpart

Uterine Cancer - Just Diagnosed | Counterpart

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Uterine cancer: Adenocarcinoma of the endometrium | HealthEngine Blog

Adenocarcinoma of the endometrium is a cancer of the uterus. It mainly affects post-menopausal women. It is a leading cause of cancer death in women.

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Prolapsed uterus - Better Health Channel

The pelvic floor and associated supporting ligaments can be weakened or damaged in many ways, causing uterine prolapse.

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Risk Factors for Endometrial Cancer on Vimeo

Endometrial cancer, also known as uterine cancer, is the most common gynaecological cancer and its incidence is rising. There are a number of known risk factors,

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Prolapsed uterus - myDr.com.au

A prolapsed uterus (uterine prolapse) is when the uterus (womb)drops down from its normal position. Itmay cause no symptomsbut if troublesome can be treated with self-care measures,

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Menstruation - abnormal bleeding - Better Health Channel

Heavy or abnormal periods may be an indication of other health problems.

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Symptoms in Pregnancy | HealthEngine Blog

Symptoms commonly experienced during pregnancy include abdominal pain, vaginal bleeding, nausea and vomiting and weight gain.

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