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is due to testosterone productiion at 8 weeks, otherwise fetus becomes female
contaceptive pills cause what?
pseudopregnancy - induced FSH and LH "failure of pituitary
what is the role of human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG)?
produced by implanted blastula in maintaining corpus luteum and its production of progesterone which in turn maintains endometrium
where do the testes descend?
testes descend thru inguinal canals or cryptorchidism results, which impairs fertility
sperm has what?
sperm has acrosome of digestive enzymes to remove zona pellucida around ova
salphingitis---->oophoritis, (70% subclinical infections) often polymicrobial infection (several microbe types);
15-25% yield long term results
STD's and Candida albicans- which flourishes if pH is neutralized, or normal flora is eliminated (antibiotics)
Vaginal discharges change from usual in vaginitis, result differing with infectious agent
pessary used to hold in place plus exercises
leiomyoma- smooth muscle tumor of uterus
- cervical cancer
- vaginal cancer is rare
- endometrial is most common
20% of cancers, number increasing in the under 25 due to HPV, so this is considered an STD. (Gardisil!!!)
5% but more deaths due to no early symptoms or tumor marker (so far) that can be tested for
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