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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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Teenage Pregnancy

Alternate Names : Adolescent Pregnancy

Teenage Pregnancy | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

How is the condition diagnosed?

The diagnosis of pregnancy begins with a medical history and physical exam. Any teenage woman with irregular or absent periods should have a serum pregnancy test. An early diagnosis of pregnancy helps the teenager to adjust emotionally and physically. Early prenatal care is essential.


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Teenage Pregnancy: Prevention & Expectations

Author: Eva Martin, MD
Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
Date Reviewed: 03/28/01



An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants outside of the uterus. The most common site is within a fallopian tube. More rarely an embryo may implant within an ovary, in the cervix, or on the abdominal wall





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