reproductive tract infection

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reproductive tract infection

Abbreviation: RTI
Any infection of the reproductive organs. The most common causes are sexually transmitted diseases, but infections may also result from bacterial overgrowth or occasionally when instruments used in medical procedures introduce microorganisms. In women RTIs can cause pelvic pain, subfertility, infertility, or damage to the developing fetus. RTIs in men include epididymitis, prostatitis, and urethritis.
See also: infection
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Sanitary products like pads are unaffordable or simply unavailable, and urinary or reproductive tract infections are common.
Questions covered knowledge of menstruation, menstrual practices, quality of life, experience and satisfaction with the different cloths/pads and symptoms of reproductive tract infections.
The findings identified irregular menstruation, excessive menstrual blood flow, breast cancer, breast cysts, myoma in the pelvic area, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), reproductive tract infections, birth control issues, unplanned pregnancy and unsafe abortion as some of the problems that women migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong encountered in the course of their work.
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Presence of other reproductive tract infections and past C.
More than half, 54 percent, of women surveyed had symptoms of reproductive tract infections.
CONTEXT: Small proportions of Indian women report seeking treatment for symptoms suggestive of reproductive tract infections (RTIs).
The speakers in their respective presentations focussed on reproductive tract infections, puerperal sepsis in tertiary care settings and safety at work- relevance of sterilization and disinfection unanimously identified application of infected and unsafe instruments as a major risk factor for patients.
The institute is working on several fronts to alleviate the health burden due to reproductive tract infections (RTIs), including sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV/AIDS.
Conventional wisdom suggests that women frequently experience asymptomatic reproductive tract infections but that men are generally more aware of potential signs/symptoms of infection," she noted in a statement.
Reproductive tract infections in India: The need for comprehensive reproductive health policy and programs.
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and other reproductive tract infections (RTIs) are major causes of severe illness, infertility, obstetric complications, and infant illness.

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