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Do women have a prostate?

I was reading that, apparently, the female homologue of the prostate is named Skene's gland.However, I am not entirely sure and the information I found is somewhat old. I would like to know if the ...
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Why isn't there a hormonal therapy specific to the treatment of PCOS?

Women with Polycystic Ovarian syndrome are commonly prescribed oral contraceptives for the reducing effect of anti-androgens on symptoms such as acne and hirsutism. I don't have great medical ...
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Does using 2 vials of sperm per Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) attempt increase the chance of pregnancy?

I read on https://community.cryobank.com/discussion/3305/how-many-vials-per-iui that some reproductive endocrinologists (RE) recommend to use 2 vials of sperm per Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) ...
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What happens to a woman if she takes testosterone?

I'm interested in the changes that happen to the female body (let's say this person is 20) in the short (year one to five) and in the long term (20+ years). Let's assume that the dose of testosterone ...
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What happens to the breast milk of a mother who doesn't nurse [closed]

Say the baby dies, what happens to the milk? Is it re-absorbed by the body and will the absorption of the macro and micro nutrient be same as someone who would drink it. I do know that cows are prone ...
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Is it normal to have high cholesterol after pregnancy?

Does breastfeeding moms tend to have higher cholesterol levels after pregnancy?
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Rejected from my pap smear appointment, 3 months early from annual checkup for HPV

Today I arrived at the obgyn office, disrobed and then was told to wait 3 months before doing my next pap smear (done last October). Basically, I was rejected from my pap smear appointment. From my ...
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Does high LH means I have PCOS? [closed]

I have never heard about pcos until someone mentioned it to me last week. I am 28 years old and I had irregular periods (long cycles) in the last years and when I went to the doctor she did a hormonal ...
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Does research show that Metformin alleviates/mitigates Adult Acne in PCOS women?

I'm an adult woman in her 30's, who suffers from Poly-Cystic-Ovarian-Syndrome (PCOS). My doctor has proscribed me Metformin to treat/manage my PCOS. Since PCOS can be one of the several causes for ...
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What happens when a hemophiliac woman gets her period?

If there was a woman who is also a hemophiliac/bleeder, what happens when she gets her period? Does her condition affect said period in any way, and if so, how? Would it be troublesome (more than ...
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What is the dispersion of woman's ovulation day around the mean value which is 14th day?

Everywhere there's information that ovulation happens at around 14th day of the cycle. But what is the mathematical meaning for the word around?
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What are the benefits of estrogen in women?

I've commonly heard that symmetrical to testosterone benefits in men (What are the benefits of high testosterone in men?), estrogen contributes health benefits to women. What are they?
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Name of medicine specialty dealing with lactation

What is the name of the medicine specialty that studies female breast in the context of breastfeeding and lactation?