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Women of all ages may have mixed feelings about their menstrual cycles, but there’s no question that it can be alarming for both you and your daughter if her periods suddenly stop, or if all of her
Overview The female breast changes with puberty and during the monthly menstrual cycle — some changes in the breast may require medical attention, such as breast pain and masses or lumps. Breast pain
Overview For girls of any age, the menstrual period is a time well known for cramping—dull, throbbing or squeezing pains in the lower abdomen. For one girl, these aches may be mildly annoying and no
Overview Many women have a frustrating condition called hirsutism, or excessive hair growth on parts of the body where men usually grow hair. About 8 percent of women in the United States have some
Overview Galactorrhea literally means "flow of milk." It refers to a milky discharge from the nipple of the breast in someone who is not nursing a baby. Galactorrhea may occur in men and women.
Overview Gynecomastia is a condition in which above-average amounts of breast tissue form in males. This tissue is usually less than two inches wide. Typically located directly under one or both
Our diagnostics center At Children’s, we evaluate bone density through our DXA Center (dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry), which is the gold standard test in the industry
Overview Mastalgia is breast pain. It’s generally classified as either cyclical (associated with menstrual periods) or noncyclical. Noncyclical pain may come from the breast or may come from somewhere
Overview One of the most common complaints of adolescent girls is irregular, profuse menstruation, called dysfunction uterine bleeding (DUB). The most common cause for DUB is when a woman's ovaries
Overview As many as 75 percent of girls and women experience unpleasant symptoms or painful pelvic cramps before or during their monthly menstrual cycle, called premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Some girls
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”