Heavy menstrual bleeding

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(Menorrhagia; Hypermenorrhea)

Heavy menstrual bleeding – Definition

Heavy menstrual bleeding (also called menorrhagia) is excessive menstrual blood loss that interferes with a woman’s quality of life.

Menopause

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Menopause – Definition

Menopause is the time when a woman’s menstrual period ends. Menopause is considered complete when a woman has been without her period for one year. Although menopause can occur anytime between ages 40 to 58, the average age is 51 years old.

Jock itch

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(Tinea Cruris)

Jock itch – Definition

Jock itch is a fungal infection of the skin on the groin and inner area of the thighs. The medical name for jock itch is tinea cruris.

Infertility in men

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(Male Infertility)

Infertility in men – Definition

Infertility is not being able to conceive after a year of regular, unprotected sex. About one-third of infertility is caused by male factors and one-third are caused by female factors. In the remaining cases, the cause is unknown or is due to problems with both partners.

Infertility in women

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(Female Infertility)

Infertility in women – Definition

Infertility is not being able to conceive after a year of trying. This means having regular, unprotected sex. About one-third of cases are caused by male factors. An equal number are caused by female factors. In the remaining cases, the cause is unknown or is due to problems with both partners.