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Painful intercourse (dyspareunia)

Painful intercourse can occur in women for various reasons, ranging from physical problems to emotional concerns. Medications or other therapies may help.


Pleurisy

In this condition, the tissues that line the lungs and chest cavity (pleura) become inflamed, causing sharp chest pain that worsens during breathing.


Kyphosis

This exaggerated, forward rounding of the back is often caused by osteoporosis in older women. Spinal malformations can cause kyphosis in infants or teens.


Brain stereotactic radiosurgery

This procedure delivers precise radiation therapy to treat brain tumors and other brain abnormalities.


Osteoporosis treatment: Medications can help

Find out more about your options for bone-preserving drugs, including how often you need to take them and what side effects you might expect.


Pseudoaneurysm: What causes it?

Pseudoaneurysm may be a complication of cardiac catheterization.


Thoracic outlet syndrome

This group of disorders causes symptoms including pain or numbness due to pressure on the blood vessels or nerves between the collarbone and rib.


Carotid ultrasound

A carotid ultrasound examines the blood flow through the arteries in your neck that deliver blood from your heart to your brain.


Night sweats

Learn what conditions and medications might cause these sleep-disturbing sweats.


Liver biopsy

Examining liver tissue can be a vital step in diagnosing and treating many liver conditions. Find out what to expect from this important procedure.


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