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Abortions
Number of terminated pregnancies, spontaneous or induced
Adnexa
appendages; in gynecology the ovaries and Fallopian tubes
Adnexal Tenderness
tenderness of the ovaries during the pelvic exam indicative of ovarian cyst or torsion
Blood at the Meatus
blood at the urethral opening of a male; sign of trauma or hematuria
Cervical OS
the opening of the cervix; always will be closed unless passing tissue from the cervix
CMT (Cervical Motion Tenderness)
elicited by moving the cervix often indicative of PID
CVA Tenderness
Costo-Vertebral Angle tenderness over the kidneys
Dysmenorrhea
Painful menstruation
Dyspareunia
Painful intercourse
Dysuria
Painful urination
Ectopic Pregnancy
egg developing outside the uterus - extremely dangerous due to risk of rupture
Endometriosis
presence of functioning endometrial tissue outside of the uterus
Epididymitis
Inflammation of the epididymis
Foley Catheter
a tube inserted through the urethra to drain urine, often left in place
Frequency
Urinating often
GPA
Gravida, Para, Abortus
GTPAL
Gravida, Term, Preterm, Abortions, Living
Gravid
State of being pregnant
Gravida
Number of total pregnancies
Hematuria
blood in the urine
Hydronephrosis
swelling of the kidney due to acute blockage of the ureter
Nephrolithiasis
Kidney stones/renal calculi
Ovarian Torsion
twisting of the ovarian artery or vein
Para
number of viable offspring borne by a woman
PID (Pelvic Inflammatory Disease)
inflammation of a woman's reproductive organs
POC (Products of Conception)
tissue of an aborted fetus
Polyuria
Urinating large amounts
Pyelonephritis
infection of the kidneys
Retention
inability to urinate
Spotting
Passing very small amounts of blood from the vagina
Straight Catheter
A straight tube inserted to drain urine then immediately removed
Testicular Torsion
twisting of the spermatic cord
Torsion
twisting of an organ on its own
Urgency
Abrupt onset of urge to urinate
Vaginal Vault
the interior of the vagina