Articles Tagged: ovaries

Endometriosis: General Information

What is endometriosis? Endometriosis, pronounced, “end–o–me–tree–o–sis” can affect girls of all ages. It is an inflammatory condition that occurs when tissue similar to the inside lining of the uterus is … read more

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Endometriosis: Glossary of Terms

Active Hormone Pill: An oral contraceptive pill that contains estrogen, progesterone, or both. Add–Back Therapy: Hormonal therapy prescribed to help females with the side effects of a class of medicine … read more

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pelvic ultrasoundOvarian Cysts

Sometimes girls are told that they have a cyst “on” their ovaries but cysts develop within the ovary. Fortunately most cysts go away without any treatment. What are ovaries and … read more

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