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Anatomy of the Female Pelvic Area

Menstrual Conditions

Menopause

Gynecologic Conditions

Gynecologic Inflammations and Infections

Hysterectomy

General Information About Cancer

Gynecological Cancers

From before puberty to after menopause, a woman's body is constantly changing and developing. And, at each stage of development and maturation, she may have questions about gynecological, reproductive, and sexual health. Thus, it is important that a woman establishes a partnership with her health care provider -- often an OB/GYN (obstetrician/gynecologist), certified nurse midwife, or nurse practitioner -- early on.

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Health care providers who specialize in general women's medical care, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the female reproductive system, and care of pregnant women, include obstetricians/gynecologists, who are physicians, and certified nurse midwives and women's health nurse practitioners, who are nurses with advanced education.

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Many of the conditions that affect gynecological, reproductive, and sexual health may be detected early, which, in most cases, provides for a more positive prognosis and successful treatment.

 
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