Placenta previa

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Placenta previa – Definition

The placenta is an organ that develops in the uterus during pregnancy. Its purpose is to nourish the baby. Oxygen and nutrients pass through the placenta to the baby, and waste products pass back out to the mother’s blood stream.

Pelvic inflammatory disease

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(PID; Salpingitis)

Pelvic inflammatory disease – Definition

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a serious infection of the female reproductive organs. This includes the uterus, ovaries, and fallopian tubes. PID can cause scar tissue to form in the pelvis and fallopian tubes. This damage may result in infertility, a future tubal pregnancy, or chronic pelvic pain.

Ovarian cyst

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(Follicular Cyst; Functional Cyst; Mittelschmertz; Corpus Luteum Cyst)

Ovarian cyst – Definition

An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac in the ovary. During the menstrual cycle, it is normal for a cyst to develop. Most cysts are small and benign (not cancerous) and go away on their own. Larger cysts can cause pain and other problems.

Miscarriage

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(Spontaneous Abortion)

Miscarriage – Definition

Miscarriage refers to the premature end of a pregnancy before the developing baby is able to survive outside the womb. Miscarriage can occur during the first or second trimester, before 20 weeks. Most occur in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. They often are unexpected and isolated events. About 15%-20% of recognized pregnancies end this way.