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Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH for short, is the enlargement of the prostate gland. It is caused by excess growth of cells in the prostate. This condition is not the same as prostate cancer






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Arterial Blood Gases

Alternate Names : ABG, Arterial Blood GAS

Arterial Blood Gases | Preparation & Expectations | Results and Values

What is involved in preparation for the test?

Most of the time, there is no preparation needed for this test. A doctor will give any instructions if needed.


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Arterial Blood Gases: Results and Values

Author: Adam Brochert, MD
Reviewer: Kathleen A. MacNaughton, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 10/10/02



Alternate Names : Dysmenorrhea. Menstrual cramps are the pain and cramping some women experience during their monthly periods. The term dysmenorrhea usually refers to pain and cramps severe enough to prevent normal activity





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