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Mittelschmerz and treatment

Rajaraman Durai, Philip C H Ng
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July 2009: British Journal of Hospital Medicine
A M Kaunitz
Many women remain unaware of classic oral contraceptive (OC) noncontraceptive health benefits even as new health advantages emerge from experience and research. An extensive body of evidence has established that OC protect women against dysmenorrhea and menorrhagia, menstrual cycle irregularities, iron deficiency anemia, ectopic pregnancy, pelvic inflammatory disease, ovarian cysts, benign breast disease, endometrial cancer, and ovarian cancer. In addition, the FDA has stated for the first time that an OC-triphasic norgestimate/35 micrograms ethinyl estradiol--is an effective treatment for moderate acne vulgaris...
January 1999: Contraception
A O Marinho, H N Sallam, L K Goessens, W P Collins, C H Rodeck, S Campbell
Real time ultrasonography was used to examine the ovaries of 50 patients at the calculated time for artificial insemination with donor semen (AID). Forty-two (84%) had one or more follicles greater than 13 mm in diameter. Both ovaries were monitored daily until the main follicle had ruptured (mean number of examinations, 2.4 per patient; range, 1 to 5). Seven women became pregnant (mean follicular diameter, 21.6 mm; range, 18 to 25 mm). The fecundability rate was 12%, compared with 6% for a corresponding group of 50 patients who were not examined with ultrasound...
May 1982: Fertility and Sterility
K N Muse
Cyclic pelvic pain is a common gynecologic problem caused by relatively few diseases, which usually can be diagnosed and remedied quickly. Some complaints reflect normal physiologic aspects of the menstrual cycle (mittelschmerz, menstrual awareness). Premenstrual syndrome can be diagnosed, but an effective and convenient treatment is lacking. Dysmenorrhea is the commonest source of cyclic pain, diagnosed by its characteristic history and rapid relief on administration of antiprostaglandin agents. Endometriosis is diagnosed surgically and best treated either surgically then, or medically by danazol or GnRH agonists...
June 1990: Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America
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