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Uterine diseases

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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 Cancer (Adenocarcinoma of the Endometrium) | myVMC

Uterine cancer or adenocarcinoma of the endometrium is the eighth leading cause of cancer death in women. It mainly affects post menopausal women.

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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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Hiccups: why do we hiccup? -

Sometimes hiccups persist for a long period of time and can be a sign of an underlying disease. If you have hiccups that have gone on for 2 days or longer, or are having recurrent hiccups, see your doctor.

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Prolapsed uterus -

The uterus is prolapsed when it drops down from its normal position; this is most common after menopause and may cause no symptoms. If troublesome, treatments include a pessary or surgery.

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Symptoms in Pregnancy | myVMC

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

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Bleeding during pregnancy

Trusted information on bleeding during pregnancy including the causes and finding out the cause of the bleeding, plus links to trusted resources.

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Signs of miscarriage

A miscarriage can occur suddenly or over a number of weeks. Find out what the signs of miscarriage are and advice on what you should do.

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Your health after a miscarriage

It can take time to recover to full health after a miscarriage. Your doctor will be able to give you advice about any concerns over future pregnancies.

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