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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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Cancer of the Uterus

Alternate Names : Uterine Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Cancer of the Endometrium

Cancer of the Uterus | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the disease?

The most common symptom of this disease is abnormal vaginal bleeding. Other symptoms include the following:

  • heavy periods
  • spotting or vaginal bleeding between periods
  • bleeding after intercourse
  • bleeding or spotting after 6 months of not having any periods, in a woman who is not taking hormone replacement therapy
  • a feeling of pelvic heaviness
  • unusual pain and cramping in the lower belly that is not related to menstruation

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    Cancer of the Uterus: Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

     

    Cancer of the Uterus: Diagnosis & Tests

    Author: Eva Martin, MD
    Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
    Date Reviewed: 07/13/01



    Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a condition characterized by abdominal cramping, bloating, gas, and other changes in the bowels





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