Education Zone

Fertilitypedia's medical team created the Education Zone as a free resource for patients, students and doctors.  Here you can find out about all aspects of fertility and reproductive health. 

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Gender Name Description
A small fluid-filled balloon inside the scrotum A smooth, fluid-filled mass in the scrotum.
Abdominal pain A pain that occurs between the chest and pelvic regions.
Abnormal semen pH A pH value outside of the normal range which is harmful to sperm.
Abnormal sperm morphology A normal sperm morphology of less than 4% of sperms in an ejaculate.
Absence of menstrual periods The absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age.
Absence of ovulation An anovulatory cycle is a menstrual cycle during which the ovaries do not release an oocyte.
Absence of sperm in ejaculate The medical condition of a man whose semen contains no sperm.
Absent vagina A rare symptom that occurs when the vagina doesn't develop.
Acne A long-term skin condition characterized by areas of blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, greasy skin, and possibly scarring.
ADHD A developmental disorder in which a person has a persistent pattern of impulsiveness and inattention, with or without a component of hyperactivity.
Androgenic alopecia Hair loss in specific patterns depending on circulating masculinizing hormones in genetically predisposed men and women.
Anejaculation The pathological inability to ejaculate in males, with (orgasmic) or without (anorgasmic) orgasm.
Anemia A decrease in number of red blood cells or less than the normal quantity of hemoglobin in the blood resulting in low oxygen levels in body tissues.
Anorgasmia A type of sexual dysfunction in which a person cannot achieve orgasm despite adequate stimulation.
Anxiety The emotional state characterized by unpleasant feelings such as uneasiness, worry, apprehension and dread.
Arthritis A term often used to mean any disorder that affects joints.
Atrophy of the testicles A not-temporary condition in which the testes diminish in size and may be accompanied by loss of function.
Avoidance of sex A medical condition whose main symptom is low sexual desire.
Bimanual synkinesis Involuntary movements on one side of the body mirroring voluntary movements on the other.
Breast atrophy Normal or spontaneous atrophy or shrinkage of the breasts.
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