Conditions: Women's health

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Pap tests are used to screen for cervical cancer. Abnormal results may require additional testing to determine if you are at risk of developing cervical cancer.


Learn more about adenomyosis, a condition that occurs when the lining of the uterus grows into the muscular wall of the uterus, and the treatment approach at Northwell Health.


Learn more about the BRCA mutation, which can put you at an increased risk of cancer, and how Northwell specialists can intervene.


Bladder frequency and urgency, commonly known as overactive bladder, is a condition characterized by the frequent need to urinate, urinary urgency, urge incontinence, bladder pressure or difficulty holding back a full bladder...


Pelvic or bladder pain is a common complaint among women. Its nature and intensity may fluctuate. In some cases, no disease is evident. The pain can be categorized as either acute, meaning the pain is sudden and severe, or chronic, lasting over a period of months or longer...


Learn about breast cancer, its types, diagnosis and care at the Northwell Health Cancer Institute.


Candidiasis, sometimes referred to as a yeast infection, is an infection caused by yeast on the skin and/or mucous membranes. Although yeast is normally a harmless inhabitant of the digestive system and vaginal area, it may cause an infection when the skin is damaged, when conditions are warm and humid leading to overgrowth, and/or when a person has a depressed immune system...


Cervical cancer develops when normal cervical cells transform into abnormal cells. The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the leading cause of cervical cancer.


A healthy cervix remains strong and closed until you near your due date. Cervical insufficiency occurs when the cervix weakens and is unable to stay closed.


Congenital anomalies of the female genital tract are developmental issues that form in the embryo and can occur in the vagina, ovaries, uterus or cervix.