The Menstrual Cycle
By Maggie Landwermeyer, MD
Hill Country OB/GYN Associates
It is pretty much universal…most women hate their period. We call it by many endearing nicknames: “Aunt Flo”, “The Monthly Curse,” – you get the idea. We all know it is a necessary evil for reproductive health. Let’s take a closer look at the menstrual cycle and learn about it.
Preparing for Pregnancy
Learn more about ectopic pregnancy
An ectopic pregnancy is occurs where it should not. The most common location is within the fallopian tube. However, such pregnancies have been reported on the ovary, on the bowel and even on the aorta. Unfortunately, this type of pregnancy cannot move to the correct location (the uterus). Thus, a doctor must treat it appropriately to avoid potentially serious harm to the patient.
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