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Specific Gynecological Emergencies

Specific Gynecological Emergencies Include: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID): caused by bacteria. Signs and symptoms: fever, lower ab pain, discharge, dyspareunia, guarding. Can lead to sepsis, and infertility Ruptured Ovarian Cyst: follicles stimulated by hormones enlarge and can rupture> significant hemorrhage>hypotensive Ectopic Pregnancy: implantation of a fertilized egg outside of the uterus. 1 in 200. Consider […]

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Gynecological Emergencies

Gynecological Emergencies can include: Multiple types of chronic or acute infection Hemorrhage from uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries Ectopic pregnancy Hormones rise and fall stimulating development of eggs in the ovaries. Menses occur approx. every 28 days. First day of menstruation is the first day of the cycle. Menarche: first cycle age 8-14 Menopause: anywhere […]

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