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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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Uterine sarcoma

Information about Uterine cancer

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Uterine Sarcoma

A rare type of uterine cancer that forms in muscle or other tissues of the uterus (the small, hollow, pear-shaped organ in a woman's pelvis in which a fetus develops).

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Uterine Cancer - Just Diagnosed | Counterpart

Uterine Cancer - Just Diagnosed | Counterpart

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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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Progesterone - Lab Tests Online AU

Why and when to get tested for progesterone

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New mums: your body after birth | Raising Children Network

New mums, your body has been through a lot. Heres all you need to know about vaginal bleeding, afterpains, nipples and breasts, continence and weight.

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