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Women’s Health

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Reproduction: Contraception | Infertility | Menstruation | Menopause | Hormone Therapy

Diseases: Women's Health Topics (Index) | Breast Diseases | Cervical Diseases | Ovarian Diseases | Pelvic Inflammatory Disease | Uterine Diseases | Vaginal Diseases | Vulvar Diseases

Other Topics: General Women's Health | Lesbian Health | Reproductive System Anatomy | Breast Surgery | Gynecologic Surgery and Diagnostic Procedures | Pelvic Pain | Pelvic Support Problems | Sexual Dysfunction


Breast Diseases

(Jump to: General Information | Diagnostic Tests | Breast Lumps | Breast Pain | Galactorrhea | Mastitis | Nipple Discharge )

General Information
Understanding Breast Changes:National Cancer Institute
Breast Problems in Women, Self-Care Flowchart:American Academy of Family Physicians
Detecting and Treating Breast Problems:ACOG
Non-Cancerous Breast Conditions:American Cancer Society
Evaluation of Common Breast Problems:American Academy of Family Physicians
Breast Diseases:MedlinePlus


Breast Lumps
Breast Lumps:Mayo Clinic
Breast Lumps and Pain:eMedicine Consumer Health
Cysts:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Fibroadenomas:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Fibrocystic Breast Changes:ACOG
Fibrocystic Breast Disease FAQ:Univerity of Iowa Health Care
Breast Cancer, see Cancer, Breast Cancers


Breast Pain
Breast Lumps and Pain:eMedicine Consumer Health
Breast Pain in Women:American Academy of Family Physicians


Galactorrhea
Galactorrhea:American Academy of Family Physicians
Galactorrhea:Merck Manual, Home Edition


Mastitis
Mastitis:Mayo Clinic


Nipple Discharge
Nipple Discharge:Mayo Clinic


Breast Disease Diagnostic Tests
Self-Examination
Breast Self-Exam:ACOG
Breast Biopsy
Breast Biopsy:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Mammogram
Mammography:ACOG
FDA Certified Mammography Facilities
Mammography:MedlinePlus
Ultrasound
Breast Ultrasound:Radiological Society of North America


Breast Surgery

(Jump to: Breast Augmentation | Breast-Conserving Surgery | Breast Cyst Aspiration | Breast Implants | Breast Reconstruction | Breast Reduction | Lumpectomy | Mastectomy )

Breast Augmentation
Breast Augmentation:American Society of Plastic Surgeons
See also Breast Implants


Breast-Conserving Surgery (Lumpectomy)
Breast-Conserving Surgery:American Academy of Family Physicians
Breast Lump Removal:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
See also Cancers, Breast Cancer Treatment, Surgery

Breast Cyst Aspiration
Breast Cyst Aspiration:FamilyDoctor.org


Breast Implants
Breast Implants:FDA
Silicone Breast Implant Safety and Efficacy:Medscape Reference


Breast Reconstruction
Reconstruction:breastcancer.org
Breast Reconstruction:American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Videos of Breast Reconstruction Procedures:MedlinePlus [Video]
Breast Reconstruction:MedlinePlus
See also Breast Implants


Breast Reduction
Breast Reduction Surgery: Decrease Breast Size, Ease Discomfort:Mayo Clinic
Breast Reduction:American Society of Plastic Surgeons


Mastectomy
Mastectomy: Surgery to Treat or Prevent Breast Cancer:Mayo Clinic
Prophylactic Mastectomy: Breast Cancer Prevention for High-Risk Women:Mayo Clinic
Preventive Mastectomy Q and A:National Cancer Institute
Mastectomy:MedlinePlus
See also Cancers, Breast Cancer Treatment, Surgery


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