Breast Lumps

Facts About Breast Lumps Nodules in the breasts are common in women because of hormonal fluctuations of the menstrual and breastfeeding Emerging nodules that persist during menstruation, should always be examined for breast cancer What are breast lumps? Mammary consist of mammary glands and milk ducts. Additionally, there are plenty […]

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Fibroadenoma in the Breasts

Facts Fibroadenoma A fibroadenoma is a benign tumor of the breast. It is a benign lump and not a real tumor Fibroadenomas are relatively common and seen in women in the 16-45 age There are usually no symptoms, but any lump in the breast should be examined by a doctor […]

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Benign Breast Lumps

Facts Benign Breast Lumps Nodules in the breasts are common in women because of hormonal fluctuations of menstruation and while nursing. Emerging nodules that persist during menstruation, should always be investigated. Generally Breast lumps in women is a frequent cause of contact with the doctor. The breast is composed of […]

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Ovarian Cancer

Facts About Ovarian Cancer It’s about. 600 new cases of ovarian cancer each year in South Africa Most cases occur in the 70-80 age The most frequent symptoms are increased levels of stomach heaviness and pain Symptoms often come late and thus discovered many cases in a late stage The treatment […]

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Cystic Teratoma

Facts About Cystic Teratoma Tumors originating in the fetus and therefore several different cell types. Occurs most often as tumor or cyst in the ovaries in young women, but can also be seen in the testes in boys before puberty Are usually found during routine examination of the fetus by ultrasound, […]

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Uterine Cancer

Facts About Uterine Cancer Cancer of the uterus is the term for cancer of the uterine lining (endometrium), or connective tissue (sarcoma) It’s about. 750 new cases of cervical cancer a year in South Africa, and 85% of cases occur in women after menopause The risk is increased in obese, diabetic […]

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Cancer Of The Cervix

Facts About Cancer Of The Cervix Cervical cancer is cancer of the part of the uterus that protrudes into the vagina In South Africa, about 400 women diagnosed with cervical cancer each year The disease caused by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) which is transmitted sexually Will the disease detected in an […]

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Gynaecological Examinations

Facts About Gynaecological Examinations Gynecology is the study of diseases of the female genitalia. It is a medical specialty, which includes signs of disease and diseases of the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, vagina and area surrounding the vaginal opening Clearing possible disease of the female genital organs consist of […]

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Ovarian Cysts

Facts Ovarian Cysts A cyst is a fluid-filled bladder Approximately 10% of women before menopause have ovarian cysts and usually gives no discomfort or symptoms Cysts are usually 3-5 cm, but can be 30 cm The symptoms are – if there are any symptoms – abdominal pressure, abrupt and trips show […]

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