Rohini Harvey, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea

Amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea I. Problem/Condition. Primary amenorrhea is the absence of menses by age 15 in the presence of normal sexual development or when, secondary sexual characteristics are not present, the absence of menses by age 13. Secondary amenorrhea is the cessation of menses for 3 months. Because primary amenorrhea is usually a pediatric problem,…

Cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory disease

Cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory disease I. What every physician needs to know. Cervicitis is an inflammation of the female genital tract characterized by purulent endocervical exudate and/or friability of the cervix. It may be asymptomatic or may present with discharge or irregular bleeding. Cervicitis is often caused by the sexually transmitted Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia…

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