Articles for tag: Abnormal Pap Smear, Colposcopy, Dysplasia, Gynecologist, Vaginal Itching

Symptoms of Cervical Dysplasia

Cervical dysplasia is a condition that is characterized by abnormal cervical cells which may be cancerous or precancerous. There are two grades of cervical dysplasia, which include low grade and high grade. Low grade cervical dysplasia tends to be less serious and often goes away on its own, while high grade cervical dysplasia is more ...

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A Guide to Hip Dysplasia in Cats

While it’s considered rare in cats, hip dysplasia can make life miserable for your cat if it develops. Kittens as young as four months old can show signs of this disabling condition. Overview According to PetPlace.com, hip dysplasia refers to the abnormal development of a cat’s hip joint and problems from the resulting deformity. This ...

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Helpful Tips to Ease Your Dog’s Hip Dysplasia

Your pet’s hind legs are so sore and stiff he is barely able to chase anything or run when you call him. Hip Dysplasia maybe the cause. This disease is pretty rare in cats but very common in dogs. Dysplasia is inherited and occurs when the hip joint doesn’t fit together as tight as it ...

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Hip Dysplasia in Cats: Surgical Options

When our adopted Maine Coon started having difficulty getting up, we were concerned that she might be suffering from the hip dysplasia common to certain breeds of cats. Fortunately, the vet determined that she was simply awakening slowly from her catnaps. What is Hip Dysplasia in Cats? This disorder occurs when a cat’s hip joints ...

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American Bulldogs: Common Health Problems

American bulldogs are not as prone to health problems as English bulldogs because American bulldogs have longer muzzles and legs. However, American bulldogs are prone to health conditions such as hip dysplasia, atopy and demodex mange, notes Sheldon L. Gerstenfeld, VMD, author of ASPCA Complete Guide to to Dogs (Chronicle Books; 1999.) DogChannel.com notes that ...

Acromesomelic Dysplasia (AMD): A Rare Form of Dwarfism

Many people are aware of dwarfism, however, some people are not aware that dwarfism can be caused by many different conditions. One such condition is Acromesomelic dysplasia (AMD). So what exactly is AMD? Acromesomelic dysplasia (AMD) is an extremely rare form of dwarfism. In fact, the condition is so rare that there have been less ...

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Hip Dysplasia in Dogs: Myths and Facts

Modern day myths about our dogs are almost uncountable. Hip dysplasia is one topic where the myths fly. Misinformation on this well-known disease is often passed on as fact. There is much we don’t know about hip dysplasia but research continues and myths are dispelled in time. Misinformation about hip dysplasia is often used as ...

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Treating Hip Dysplasia in Infants

A few weeks ago, we went to the pediatrician for a checkup and the doctor suggested that we check my daughter for hip dysplasia. Also called Developmental Dysplasia of the hip, this problem is present from birth, and occurs when the hip is able to slip in and out of joint. (LpCh.org) Although my daughter ...

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Cervical Dysplasia and the LEEP Procedure

A few years ago, I went to my doctor for my normal Pap smear. You can imagine what a surprise it was to me to find out that the results were anything but normal. The gynecologist discovered that on my cervix, I had pre-cancerous cells. This is what is known as cervical dysplasia. Cervical dysplasia ...

Understanding Canine Hip Dysplasia

Canine Hip Dysplasia (CHD) is commonly known to effect large breeds of dogs, but there are so many questions that are left unanswered. What is CHD? Who does it effect? How do we fight it? Research has proven that CHD can effect dogs of any size, breed or age, and that it can sometimes be ...